Dinara Klinton


Dinara Klinton, 27, has completed the Artist Diploma in Performance course at the Royal College of Music in London, where she was under the tutelage of Dina Parakhina. Prior to this, she was awarded a Master of Performance degree with distinction from the RCM. Upon graduating from the Moscow Central Music School, where she studied with Valery Pyasetsky, she received a Graduate Diploma with Honors at the Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory, where she worked with Eliso Virsaladze. Ms. Klinton’s competition awards include third prize at the 2014 BNDES International Piano Competition (Rio de Janeiro), second prize at the 2013 International Paderewski Competition (Bydgoszcz, Poland), and second prize at the 2007 Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition (Bolzano, Italy). Ms. Klinton has worked with The Philharmonia Orchestra (London), Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia, The Moscow Virtuosi, and more. Her latest CD, featuring Liszt’s complete Transcendental Etudes, was released on the GENUIN label in 2016.

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