YOUNG PIANO PLAYER LANA GENC WAS GUESTING IN JAPAN FOR THE FIFTH TIME26.2.2008
Young piano player Lana Genc has recently returned from her fifth visit in Japan where she played for the first time in 1995 as the participant of "Tschaikovsky competition" for young musicians together with Monika Leskovar.
Our piano player, who these days turned 21, this time presented herself to the audience firstly in the city of Kiry where she played Mozart’s Piano Concert in d-minor accompanied by Chamber Orchestra Kanezavva under direction of Hiroyuki Iwaki, famous Japanese orchestra conductor who made great career in Europe directing the most important orchestras like Berlin and Vienna Philharmonic and Amsterdam’s Conertgebouw Orchestra. Lana Genc held concert in Sagami-Ono, and the culmination of the performance was solo evening held on 31st October in Tokio’s prestigious Casals Hall. Extensive programme was composed of Bach’s, Beethoven’s, Chopin’s, Rachmaninoff’s and Ravel’s works.
Lana Genc turned 21 these days and last summer she graduated at Music Academy in Zagreb, in the class of prof. Vladimir Krpan. Alongside, she is a student of famous pedagogue David Lively in Vienna. B. Pofuk
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