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Essex Community Concerts: Diana Fanning, Pianist
August 29, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm| $10
Diana Fanning, piano
August 29, 2014
At the Essex Community Church
$10 per person, children admitted free.
The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Essex Community Church, just across the street from the Essex-Charlotte ferry dock. Evening concerts are usually an hour and a half, including a brief intermission. Each concert is followed by a reception with refreshments and an opportunity to interact informally with the performer(s). Admission is $10 for adults while children are welcome free of charge. Hope to see you there!
About Diana Fanning
Diana Fanning has toured extensively as a recitalist and chamber musician throughout the eastern US and in Europe, concertizing in London, Paris, Geneva, Amsterdam, and Munich. After her first solo concert in Munich, a critic acclaimed “the effervescent brilliance and passionate sweetness of her playing” and added that “her virtuoso playing was rich in nuances.”
She has performed numerous times as a concerto soloist with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra. Vermont Public Television featured her in a program of works by Scarlatti, Ravel and Chopin. Radio audiences throughout New England and Canada hear her frequently in live and taped performances over Vermont Public Radio, and she has also performed live on “Morning Pro Musica” (WGBH-FM) Boston and on WNYC, New York City.
As a chamber musician, Diana Fanning has toured New England as a member of the Ruggieri Chamber Soloists and has performed widely with cellist Dieuwke Davydov. The Davydov-Fanning Duo has gone on concert tours of Europe which included recordings for Radio Netherlands and has been presented in a Carnegie Recital Hall debut by the Concert Artists Guild International Competition.
Diana Fanning has been a guest artist with the Takacs String Quartet, with the Alexander String Quartet, with ensembles from the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, and with faculty members of the Point Counter Point Chamber Music Camp, which she and her husband Emory Fanning owned and directed for ten years.
Her major teacher has been Ruth Geiger of New York City; she also studied at the Conservatoire National de Paris. Diana Fanning teaches piano at Middlebury College, Vermont.