„…Her playing shows sensitivity, spontaneity, fantasy and intelligence and her outstanding pianistic abilities give her playing warmth and personality….“
Elisso Virsaladze, Professor am Tschaikowsky Konservatorium, Moskau und der Hochschule für Musik und Theater München
„…Ihre pianistischen Möglichkeiten haben mich sehr beeindruckt…“
Prof. Anne Sophie Mutter
„…Ihre pianistischen Fähigkeiten sind Weltspitze und Ihre Interpretationen haben eine ideale Balance von Emotion und Intelligenz…“
Prof. Henri Sigfridsson, Folkwang Universität der Künste Essen
„…Konzerte von Lilian Akopova sind Elementarerlebnisse, die fast an Wunder glauben lassen…“
Gottfried Knapp, Süddeutsche Zeitung, renommierter deutscher Kulturjournalist
 

BIOGRAPHY

 

Lilian Akopova

Pianist, Chamber Musician and University Teacher for Piano and Chamber Music

Kalaidos  Academy of Music, Zurich, Switzerland and University of Music and Performing Arts, Munich, Germany

 

Keywords to the Vita of the pianist Lilian Akopova

– at the age of 5 she is discovered as an exceptional talent and giftedness,

– until the age of 18, she graduates with honors the elite Lysenko Central Music School Kiev, Ukraine, for highly gifted children and adolescents;

– to be followed by the Bachelor and Master studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich, where she graduates with distinction.

– From the age of 7 she already has her first public appearances at concerts internationally and at the age of 11 she performs as a soloist in the famous concert hall of the Moscow State P.-I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory.

– Thus she begins her career as a soloist, during which she participates in 14 international piano competitions from 1996 to 2010, winning 6 first prizes and three further placings and three special prize for her performance during the final rounds..

– Today Lilian Akopova is a soloist and chamber musician of the international top class, about whom the judgments of the journalists and colleagues interviewed are summarized in the following quotes.

– Her other passion is teaching! Professors Valerie Koslow in Kiev and Elisso Virsaladse and Andras Schiff in Munich, her teachers, are her role models. She is an enthusiastic as well as experienced and dedicated teacher with more than 10 years of teaching experience by now.

 

University lecturers, colleagues and journalists about
Lilian Akopova

 

„Concerts by Lilian Akopova are elementary experiences that almost make you believe in miracles……..“

Gottfried Knapp
Renowned German cultural journalist at Süddeutsche Zeitung Munich Germany

 

„Now she plays Bach, the B flat major Partita No. 1, … … and she plays the
Bach with fresh ease, but also with a singing on every single note.
You almost feel  –  one must think of Glenn Gould“

Egbert Tholl
Süddeutsche Zeitung, Feuileton for Music & Art
 

 

„I was very impressed with the scope of her pianistic abilities….“

Prof. Anne-Sophie Mutt

 

„Her playing shows sensitivity, spontaneity, fantasy and intelligence and her
outstanding pianistic abilities give her playing warmth and personality….“

Elisso Virsaladze
Tchaikowsky Conservatory, Moscow, and the University of Music and Theatre, Munich

 

„Her pianistic skills are world class and her interpretations
have an ideal balance of emotion and intelligence.“

Henri Sigfridsson
Professor for piano Folkwang University of the Arts Essen

 

 

 

 

First prices – won at international piano competitions

(see. Biography)

1st prize „Vianna da Motta International Music Competition“, Lisbon, Portugal

1st prize „International Piano Competition“, Carlet, Valencia, Spain

1st prize International Piano Competition „Premio Sulmona“, Sulmona, Italy

1st prize „Rome International Piano Competition“, Rome, Italy

1st prize Steinway-Price, Munich, Germany

1st prize „Vladimir Krainev International Piano Competition”, Kharkow, Ucrain

(more prices, awards and certficates,  with which Lilian Akopova has been rewarded, see ‘Biography’) 

Concert Calendar (German Language version)

12. Februar 2020

Galerie AMART, Halbgasse 17, A-1070 Wien
Finnisage der Ausstellung Marcus Jansen, USA

Modest Mussorgsky – Bilder einer Ausstellung

Lilian Akopova, Klavier

12. Februar 2020

Matinee im Jazz- und Musikclub PORGY & BESS, Riemergasse 11, A-1010 Wien

„Wild at Heart“ Kupferblum frühstückt mit Elmar Zorn

George Gershwin – RHAPSODY IN BLUE

Lilian Akopova, Klavier

26. Januar 2020

Neujahrs-Matinee
der Sudetendeutschen Stiftung, München
‚Adalbert-Stifter-Saal‘

Joseph Haydn – Trio Ungarese, G-Dur, Hob. XV:25
Andante – Poco Adagio, Cantabile – Rondo all’Ongarese. Presto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Klaviertrio E-Dur, KV 542
Allegro – Andante grazioso – Allegro 
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy – Klaviertrio d-Moll, op. 49
Molto Allegro ed Agitato – Andante con moto tranquillo – Scherzo. Leggiero e vivace – Finale. Allegro assai appassionato

AVENTIN TRIO
Lilian Akopova, Klavier
Nicolas Koeckert, Violine
Julius Berger, Cello

14. Januar.2020

Konzert Frauenhofer Theater München

Maurice Ravel – Violoin Sonata No. 2
Allegretto – Blues. Moderato – Perpetuum Mobile. Allegro
Carl Niessen – Prelude. Theme op.48
Fritz Keissler – Rezitativ & Scherzo
Henryk Wieniawski – Fantasie brillante über Faust
für Violine und Klavier

Lilian Akopova, Klavier
Matthias Well, Violine

15. Dezember 2019

Solokonzert Kunstwerkstatt am Hellweg Bochum

Clara Schumann – Variationen über ein Thema von Robert Schumann
                              – Nocturne op. 6 Nr. 2
Germaine Tailleferre – „Flurs de France“
Clara Schumann – Romanze op. 21 Nr.- 3
L.v. Beethoven  – 32 Variationen
                            – Sonate op. 27 Nr. 2 (‚Mondschein‘)
George Gershwin – 3 Lieder: – „I’ll build a stairway to paraise“
                                                  – „The man I love“
                                                  – „I got Rhythm“
                                                  – Rhapsody in Blue

Solistin Lilian Akopova, Piano


13. Dezember 2019

Solokonzert Kunstwerkstatt am Hellweg Bochum

Clara Schumann – Variationen über ein Thema von Robert Schumann
                              – Nocturne op. 6 Nr. 2
Germaine Tailleferre – „Flurs de France“
Clara Schumann – Romanze op. 21 Nr.- 3
L.v. Beethoven  – 32 Variationen
                            – Sonate op. 27 Nr. 2 (‚Mondschein‘)
George Gershwin – 3 Lieder: „I’ll build a stairway to paraise
                                                  „The man I love“
                                                  „I git Rhythm“
                                                  Rhapsody in Blue

Solistin Lilian Akopova, Piano


08. Dezember 2019

Duo-Kammerkonzert an zwei Klavieren
Allerheiligen Hofkirche der Residenz München

W.A. Mozart – Sonate D-Dur KV 448 für zwei Klaviere
Franz Schubert . Fantasie f-Moll D940 zu vier Händen
D. Schostakowitsch – Concertino a-Moll op. 94 für zwei Klaviere
Joh. Brahms – Walzer op. 39 zu vier Händen
S. Rachmaninow – Suite Nr. 2 op. 17 für zwei Klaviere

Lilian Akopova, Piano
Henri Bonamy, Piano
Dmitrij Romanov, Piano (nur: Schostakowitsch)


25. November 2019

Kulturkreis Gasteig e.V.
Festkonzert „30 Jahre Winners & Masters“
Carl-Orff-Saal im Gasteig München

J. S. Bach – Partita Nr. 1, B-Dur, BWV 825
F. Mendelssohn – Variations Sérieuses, op. 54, (1841)
A. Ginastera – 3 Danzas Argentinas, op. 2

Solistin Lilian Akopova

Nach der Pause: NouWell Cousines u.a. Duo Matthias Well, Violine & Maria Well, Cello

28. September 2019

Unterföhring Solokonzert
Aula im Bürgerhaus
F. Liszt – Liebestraum Nr. 3
F. Chopin – Ballade Nr. 4, f-Moll, op. 52
P. Tschaikowsky – ‚Der Nußknacker‘ op. 71 „Andante Maestoso* Ballettsuite bearb. f. Klavier solo v. Mikhail Pletnev
G. Gershwin – Songs (from his Songbook)
G. Gershwin – ‚Rhapsody in Blue‘ (Piano solo version)
N. Kapustin – aus: Acht Konzert Etüden op. 40, Nr.3
A. Piazolla – Trio Vier Jahreszeiten „Winter“

Lilian Akopova, Klavier solo


22. September 2019

München/Pasing – Münchener Volkshochschule
Geburtstagskonzert 200 Jahre Clara Schumann

Lilian Akopova, Klavier solo

Clara Schumann –
– aus den Soirées Musicales
– Vaiationen über ein Thema von Robert Schumann
– Drei Romanzen op. 11
– Romanze op. 21
– Scherzo Nr. 2, op. 14
Constantia Gourzi
– Wind Dances – Hommage an Federico Mompou (2017)
Germaine Tailleferre – Fleur de France

Shoshana Liessmann, Moderation


14. Juli 2019

Solokonzert Kunstwerkstatt am Hellweg Bochum
Mozart – Sonate KV 576
Schubert – Impromptu op. 90 Ges-Dur
Mendelssohn – Variations Sérieuses
Beethoven – Sonate op. 57, „Appassionata“
Chopin – Ballade nr. 4
A. Rosenblatt – Preludio e Fuga Lattino

Solistin Lilian Akopova, Piano


12. Juli 2019

Solokonzert Kunstwerkstatt am Hellweg Bochum
Mozart – Sonate KV 576
Schubert – Impromptu op. 90 Ges-Dur
Mendelssohn – Variations Sérieuses
Beethoven – Sonate op. 57, „Appassionata“
Chopin – Ballade nr. 4
A. Rosenblatt – Preludio e Fuga Lattino

Solistin Lilian Akopova, Piano

J.S. Bach: Partita Nr. 1, B-Dur, BWV 825

24. April 2019

Konzert Zürich
„Schwarzes Café“ im Löwenbräu Kunstareal
Limmatstrasse 268, & 270, 8005 Zürich, Schweiz

J.S. Bach: Partita Nr. 1, B-Dur, BWV 825
F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Variations sérieuses für Klavier d-Moll, op. 54
Sergej Prokofiev: Violinsonate Nr. 1, op. 80 (mit Tami Pohjola, Violine)
Ginastera: Danzas Argentinas op. 2
1. Danza del viejo boyero, op. 2 no.1
2. Danza de la moza donosa, op. 2 no. 2
3. Danza del gaucho matrero, op. 2 no. 3

Lilian Akopova, Klavier

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