BMC Community Concert Series – November
First Mondays Concert Series
November 5, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.
Porter Center at Brevard College
Daniela Liebman, piano
BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 24, 'A Therese'
SCHUBERT Four Impromptus
CHOPIN Ballade No. 1
PROKOFIEV Piano Sonata No. 3
Daniela Liebman was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and began her piano study at the age of five. She made her professional orchestral debut at age eight, playing Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 8, with the Aguascalientes Symphony. Since then, Daniela has played over thirty times, with twenty orchestras, on four continents. Daniela has appeared as soloist with the Ontario Philharmonic (Canada), the Orlando Philharmonic, Boca Raton Festival of the Arts Orchestra, San Angelo Texas Symphony, the Radio Filharmonia of Lima, the National Symphony of Bogota, the Rachmaninov Orchestra of the Kremlin (Kyrgyzstan), and the Guatemala City Orchestra. In Mexico, Daniela has performed with the Mexico City Philharmonic, the Jalisco Symphony Orchestra, the Michoacan Symphony, Zapopan Symphony, The Orchestra Sinfonia of Sinaloa, the Aguascalientes Symphony, and the Fladamex Symphony.
In 2013, Daniela debuted at Mexico's prestigious Palacio de Bellas Artes; playing Shostakovich and Mozart piano concerti, on two separate occasions, with the Orchestra de Camera de Bellas Artes. That same year, Daniela made her Carnegie Hall debut with the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, on the Perelman Stage/Stern Auditorium, with Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 2. Daniela has given solo recitals at Festival Cervantino (Mexico), in Cordoba (Argentina), Valparaiso (Chile), the Kennedy Center, the Ravinia Festival, the Harriman-Jewel Series, and the Kravis Center for Performing Arts. In competitions, Daniela has received first prize at the 2011 "Night in Madrid" (Spain), the 2012 Russian International Piano Competition (California), and the 2017 Piano Texas Concerto Competition (Fort Worth, Texas). In 2013, Daniela was selected to participate in Lang Lang's Junior Music camp (Munich, Germany). In 2014, Daniela was awarded the coveted Nacional Premio de Juventud (Mexico).
In 2016 and 2017, Daniela was named one of the "Forty Most Creative Mexicans in the World" by Forbes Magazine. Last year, Daniela's solo recitals included the Young Artist Series (Sarasota), the Tri-C Series (Cleveland Museum of Modern Art), and a return to Ravinia (Bennett Gordon Hall). In 2018, Daniela appears at Harvard University, the University of Wyoming, the Knoxville Piano Series (Tennessee), the Rockefeller Concert Series (NYC), the La Jolla Music Discovery Series (California), the Landmark Discovery Concert Series (St. Croix), the Brevard Music Center (North Carolina), and at Music in Landrum (South Carolina). Additional international recitals are scheduled in Leon, (Mexico), Porto Alegre and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), and in Valparaiso (Chile). Daniela appears this year as soloist with the Corpus Christi Symphony (Texas), the National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, and a return engagement with the Guatemala Symphony Orchestra.
Daniela studies full-time with Dr. Tamas Ungar in Fort Worth, Texas, and is represented internationally by Park Avenue Artists. When not practicing, Daniela enjoys films, reading, exploring new places on bicycle, and exotic cuisine. Daniela is a Yamaha artist.