Guests: Olivera Rialas, violin and Dušan Stojanović, cello
Etude for piano No. 5 in G flat major, Op. 10/5
Scherzo for piano No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
May from The Seasons, for piano, Op. 37a
Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49 (excerpt)
I Molto allegro ed agitato
II Andante con moto tranquillo
Après un rêve, Op. 7/1 (arr. for piano trio)
Tatiana Stupak started learning the piano at age five, studying at the Special School of the Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory in St. Petersburg, and after that, for a further five years, continuing at the Conservatory itself. She qualified as a soloist, an accompanist and as a music teacher. She speaks Russian, Greek and English. In 2020 she began further studies at the Moscow Conservatory.
Tatiana has been based in Cyprus since 2007, where she is very well known, having played piano and organ at more than a hundred events in the last six years, both as a soloist, and accompanying other musicians. The majority of the events she has organized herself, and many of them have been for charitable causes.
She is the winner of international piano and organ competitions. In 2018, she won awards for being chosen in a competition, as Russian Cultural Woman of the Year in Cyprus. And in 2020, she won a diploma in music as one of the ’20 successful people of the Republic of Cyprus’. The Cyprus Russian Business Association presented her with an award as Best Business Inspirational Woman of the Year 2021. She has won many other awards for charitable work.
In the summer of 2019, having organized fund-raising concerts on several occasions for the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, she was invited to play piano solos at a concert at the Presidential Palace, where President Anastasiades, presented her with an award on behalf of the Institute.
She founded the first Russian music school in Cyprus, the “Tatiana Stupak School of Music” in 2018, where students can enter for examinations of the Royal Schools of Music and Trinity College, London. Students may also take part in public concerts, to gain experience in performing before audiences.