Delhi Music Society in collaboration with India International Centre is presenting a concert by pianist Adolovni Acosta at IIC in the Capital this Wednesday.

Adolovni has performed across the globe. She has conducted master classes in addition to presenting recitals at the University of Canterbury Music Department in New Zealand; Monash University-Conservatorium in Melbourne; Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore; Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory in Saigon; University College Sedaya in Kuala Lumpur; University of the Philippines; and the University of Santo Tomas in Manila.

Adolovni’s performances and recordings, often with live interviews, have been aired on radio and TV worldwide.

She has also performed at Malacanan Palace in Manila during the testimonial dinner for the 2006 Philippine Presidential awardees and at the White House in Washington.

Winner of the 2006 Philippine Presidential Award, she has been hailed by the Press for her musicianship and for her keyboard prowess that evokes intensity and grace. She received the John D. Rockefeller 3rd Fund Scholarship from the Juilliard School where she earned her M.S. degree in piano in the class of Miecyzlaw Munz. She also studied with Eugene List, and privately with Zenon Fishbein.

Also a graduate of the University of the Philippines, she won the first prize in a national piano competition sponsored by the Music Promotion Foundation of the Philippines. She went on to teach at the Juilliard School Pre-College Division, New York University Department of Music and the Performing Arts Professions, and Hunter College of the City University of New York Department of Continuing Education.

Staff Reporter