Pour Le Piano

Pour Le Piano

Extraordinary pianist Sofia Narmania will be delighting her audience with a brilliant performance of piano music at the lunchtime concert at the Oratory of St. Francis Church in Valletta on Tuesday, 14th of November 2017 at noon.

Ms. Narmania will be performing smooth classical piano pieces composed by some of Frances finest composers, namely Ravel, Debussy and Chopin. The performance will include Chopins Berceuse op. 57 and Nocturne no 20 in c sharp minor, Ravels famous Pavane and Debussys Pour le Piano  She will also be performing the works of Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky, two of the major composers of the twentieth century, who hail from the pianists native country, Russia.  The pianist will perform Tchaikovskys Barcarolle op. 37 b and Prokofievs "Montagues and Capulets" from the ballet Romeo and Juliet.

Pianist Sofia Narmania displayed tremendous interest in music from an early childhood and started giving her first concerts at the age of seven.

 At the age of ten she won great public acclaim playing Beethoven's 2-nd Piano Concerto and then she was invited to continue her music education in Moscow Pre-Conservatory College.

 Her musical development was shaped by her studies at the Moscow Conservatoire and postgraduate, where she graduated with honours in the class of professor I. Plotnikova.

During her years of education Sofia appeared on the concert stage as a soloist with many orchestras, and gave several recitals in the main halls of Moscow and in other cities of Russian Federation.

As a soloist she performed the concertos of J. S. Bach, W. A. Mozart, L. Beethoven, Rachmaninov, P. Tchaikovsky, D. Shostakovich. Sofia has participated in numerous festivals and master-classes with various renowned professors.

A winner of international competition in Italy (1 prize), she has performed in Greece, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Holland, Russia, Malta.

Her extensive repertoire covers all musical periods and styles, she performs works by Scarlatti and Bach, Liszt and Rachmaninov, Ginastera and Piazolla. In March 2014, she made a recording of works by modern Italian composer Federico Gozzelino.

Proceeds from the event will go to the restoration project of the Franciscan Church. Tickets, costing 8 euro, can be obtained from the venue itself half an hour before the concert begins. For more details phone 7968 0952 or email: