On August 11, 2018 at 8.30 p.m. in the historical heart of Rome – Teatro di Marcello, Polish pianist Jakub Dera will perform a piano recital as part of the Festival Musicale delle Nazion. The programme will consist of works by W. A. Mozart, L. van Beethoven, F. Chopin, F. Liszt and A. Schönberg.
This will be the third appearance of this musician during the Roman festival. His last year's recital received excellent reviews, which emphasized enormous individuality, imagination and musical intelligence, virtuosity and emotional involvement during the performance. His interpretation of Liszt's Pilgrim Year was described as phenomenal.
Jakub Dera is a PhD student at the Academy of Music in Łódź, where his artistic supervisor is prof. dr hab. Maria Korecka-Soszkowska. In 2004 he received a full scholarship for the three years Artist Diploma studies at the Azusa Pacific University in Los Angeles, where he also worked as an assistant in the piano class of Roza Kostrzewska-Yoder. After returning to Poland, regular lessons with Irina Rumiancewa were an important element of his pianistic development. In 2015/16, he finished an annual master piano studies with the outstanding pianist Dina Yoffe in Brescia, Italy. He also perfected his piano skills during masterclasses with such pianists as: Janusz Olejniczak, Edward Wolanin, Dina Yoffe, Aleksander Slobodianik, Vitaly Margulis, Pavel Nersessian, Natalia Troull and many others.
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