Dzintra Erliha (1981) studied at the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music in Professor Arnis Zandmanis’ piano class. In 2013 she received her Doctor of Arts degree with a thesis about the biographical context, style and interpretation of Lūcija Garūta’s chamber music.
She is winner of several international competitions, among them 1st prize at the ROMA-1997 in Italy, 3rd prize at the Ludmila Knezkova-Hussey international piano competition in Canada (1998) and 1st prize in the Nicolai Rubinstein international piano competition in France (1999).
Erliha has continued her studies in Canada with the notable Latvian / Canadian pianist Arturs Ozoliņš. She has also participated in international masterclasses with famous professors Lazar Berman, Barry Douglas, Victor Eresko, Igor Lazko, Philippe Giusiano, Birgitta Wollenweber, Zhu Xiao-Mei, Oleg Mantur, Muza Rubackyte, Aldona Dvarionaite and others.
She has performed in Latvia as well as USA, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Iceland, France, Finland, Poland, Ukraine and elsewhere
Latvian Piano Music Landscapes
When: Sunday, October 27, 2019, 5 pm.
Where: Kosciuszko Foundation, 15 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065.