Bright, sexy, courageous, and insanely talented American pianist Lola Astanova announced her first solo European tour. In November 2019, Lola will visit the leading musical capitals of the Old World:
Prague, Berlin, Vienna, Munich!
With over 200 million views in social media, Lola Astanova is the world's most popular performer of classical music. She played for various public figures, captivating the public with solo performances and collaborations with other famous musicians: tenor Andrea Bocelli, cellist Stepan Hauser, “salsa king” Mark Anthony, 16-time Grammy-winner David Foster and the legend of guitar music Al Di Meola.
Official Website: lolaastanova.com
Among Astanova's iconic performances is her American debut at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. , also as the “Notes of Hope,” at the opening of the New York Memorial in 2008 (headed by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Senator Hilary Clinton, and the legendary actor Robert De Niro), and, of course, a performance on the stage of Carnegie Hall in New York in 2012. A grand concert dedicated to pianist and composer Vladimir Horowitz was opened by the future U.S. President Donald Trump, and led by Oscar-winning actress Julie Andrews.
In 2018, Astanova was honored to play the National Anthem at a White House celebration in the presence of the entire American elite.
Her performance of the “Rhapsody in Blue” by George Gershwin, In 2016, received the prestigious Emmy Award.
Every Lola's concert is an unforgettable show. A lot of surprises and unforgettable moments are waiting for the European audience this year.
Maestro Arkady Beryn worked with world-famous soloists, including Anna Netrebko, Yuri Bashmet, Jose Carreras and Al Di Meola, and such renowned orchestras like Moscow Virtuosos, Svetlanov Orchestra, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theater, Camerata Salzburg , Bochum Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra of the Florence Musical May Festival.
Under his direction, numerous CDs, radio and television programs were recorded with the participation of various orchestras. Mr. Beryn toured extensively in Europe and Russia. He was applauded by the audience in the best halls of the Old World: the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, the Shostakovich St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonic, the Berlin Philharmonic and many more.
Thüringen Philharmonie Gotha-Eisenach Orchestra
Young musical group, which managed to gain international fame thanks to an incredibly wide repertoire: it covers almost all eras and styles, from baroque to romantic modern music. Continuing the tradition of the courtier orchestras in the cities of Gotha and Eisenach, the collective participates in chamber concerts, accompanies soloists and ballet performances, tours across Germany and all of Europe. In the 2018/2019 season, it performed at the Frankfurt Old Opera, in Wiesbaden, Bad Kissingen and Antwerp, confirming Thuringia’s long-standing reputation as the most musical region of Germany.