17-year-old pianist from Costa Rica performs:
- F. Chopin – Etude Op. 25 No. 11
- F. Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
About the artist
Cynthia Soto started piano lessons at the age of four at the National University of Costa Rica and the Superior Institute of Arts of Costa Rica with Dr. Alexandr Sklioutovski, Dr. Tamara Sklioutovskaia and Msc. Ludmila Melzer. Currently living in Moscow, Russia and studying at the Central Music School of Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Prof. Daria Riabova (2015-present).
She has participated in such festivals as Curtis Summer Fest in Philadelphia, USA; Spivakov Festival, Moscow, Russia; Kaunas Music Festival in Lithuania; AFAF Winter Russian Festival.
She has been a prize winner of a number of international competitions such as Tokyo International Music Competition; International Concerto Competition American Fine Arts Festival; International Music Fermata Competition; London International Music Competition to name a few.
In 2012 Cynthia was selected a winner of “Playing with Lang Lang Contest” in commemoration of his 30th birthday, and had the opportunity of playing with Lang Lang in the O2 World in Berlin.