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Hailed by Jeremy Nicholas in the Gramophone magazine as “one of the most consistently inspired, masterfully executed, and beautiful-sounding versions I can recall” and being included in Gramophone’s list of 10 greatest Chopin recordings, Zlata Chochieva came to international attention with her disc of Complete Chopin Etudes, along with recordings of Rachmaninoff. Since then, she has become known for her distinctive voice amongst pianists and appeared regularly at many prestigious concert halls, festivals, and with major orchestras and conductors.
Ms. Chochieva has appeared at many of the world’s most notable concert halls including London’s Wigmore Hall, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Konzerthaus Berlin, Vienna Konzerthaus, Tivoli Concert Hall in Copenhagen, Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Philharmonie de Paris, Taiwan’s National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, Casa da Musica Porto, and Teatro La Fenice in Venice. She has performed with numerous major orchestras including the Copenhagen Philharmonic, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Russian National Orchestra, and Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice, and enjoyed working with conductors including Simon Gaudenz, Terje Mikkelsen, Charles Olivieri-Munroe, Mikhail Pletnev, Tugan Sokhiev, Vladimir Spivakov, and Karl-Heinz Steffens.
Ms. Chochieva was born in Moscow and is now a resident of Berlin.
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At only four years old, Zlata Chochieva made her first stage appearance and just three years later, gave her debut with orchestra performing a Mozart Concerto at Grand Hall of Moscow State Conservatory. Since then, she has given concerts in Herkulessaal Munich, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Philharmonie de Paris, Wigmore Hall, and Taiwan’s National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, among many others. She has performed with numerous major orchestras, including Russian National Orchestra, Russian State Symphony Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Copenhagen Philharmonic, Munich Chamber Orchestra, and Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice. Along with an orchestral repertoire of over 50 concerti, Ms. Chochieva is a devoted chamber music performer having worked with Stephen Kovacevic, Lynn Harrell, Gilles Apap, and Jacquelyn Wagner, among others.
Ms. Chochieva was born in Moscow and now resides in Berlin. A protege of Mikhail Pletnev at Central Special Music School, she also studied with Pavel Nersessian at Moscow State Conservatory. She completed her studies at Mozarteum University of Salzburg with Jacques Rouvier and was subsequently his assistant for several years. In 2018, Ms. Chochieva established the International Festival at Rachmaninov’s estate in lvanovka and serves as its Director.
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