Jazz, Classical, Original - Evelina De Lain Trio featuring virtuoso pianist-composer Evelina De Lain (piano, vocals) with incredible Alisa Klimanska on flutes and accomplished Frederique Legrand (cello).
Virtuoso pianist and composer Evelina De Lain is a unique and multi-faceted artist, who effectively blends classical performance, contemporary classical composition and jazz interpretation into an innovative and compelling concert style.
With Masters in Music from Kiev Conservatoire, Evelina performs classical recitals with the same ease as jazz and contemporary concerts. Having released three albums and two sheet music books, and with two new albums on the way, Evelina has already gained international recognition.
Five-time Emmy Award winning composer Mark Watters called her ‘a unique creation’ that is rapidly inventing her own genre’, while legendary American jazz singer Tony Bennett said that her ‘jazz interpretations stopped him in his tracks”.
Evelina has participated in A-List events, including top national exhibition opening and awards.
Alisa Klimanska (flutes)
Alisa Klimanska was born in Riga, Latvia and since the early childhood music took a very special
place in her life. Winner of many flute and chamber music competitions in Latvia, Alisa gained an extensive experience in classical music and participated in concerts and festivals in Latvia, Germany and London.
Alisa has been living in London, UK since 2008 and graduated Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Currently Alisa is collaborating with musicians from different genres, teaches flute and works with children and adults with special needs.
Alisa believes that music is a limitless power that can bring us better understanding of ourselves and the world around us. Her warm and sincere musicality has already found a place in many people’s hearts.
Frederique Legrand (cello)
Frederique started playing the piano at the age of 3. After completing her diploma at the Valenciennes conservatoire, she began to study the cello with David Lowerse and Helene Dautry, and completed her Bachelor of Music degree at the Royal College of Music in 2009, under the instruction of Alexander Boyarsky. In 2009 she her Masters degree at the Royal College, studying with Thomas Carroll. For the last three consecutive years, she was nominated as an RCM ‘Rising Star”, resulting in performances at the renowned Cadogan Hall and Wigmore Hall. She has been selected as the Mills Williams junior fellow in 2011 and the year after that finished her Artist Diploma
She has performed as soloist on many occasions playing Elgar, Gulda, Sollima Concertos with several orchestras in London and various other locations.
Frederique is also a regular recitalist, performing throughout Europe, is a member of the Hera Quartet (Proms 2010, Wigmore Hall, Elgar Room, South Bank) and plays in several orchestras (with conductors such as Bernard Haitink, Essa Peka Salonen, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Vladimir Jurowski, and many others). The Hera quartet won the string quartet competition at the RCM, also as the Helen Just and Susan Connell Prize.
- Natsumi, The Flying Girl
- Evelina De Lain (1977-)
- Rhapsody in Blue
- George Gershwin (1898-1937)
- Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano Trio
- Claude Bolling (1930-)
- Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No 23 in A
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
- Otto e mezzo
- Nino Rota (1911-1979)