The Independent (UK)
La Libre Belgique (BEL)
International Record Review (UK)
Irina Lankova radiates with her talent and grace on the biggest stages of the world. Described by the international press as a pianist with “genuinely poetic touch" and “infinite palette of colours”, she reunites in her playing the best traditions of the Russian piano school and the freshness of personal interpretations.
Irina Lankova performs in most prestigious concert halls such as Wigmore Hall in London, Flagey in Brussels, Salle Gaveau in Paris, Französischer Dom in Berlin and Cidades das Artes in Rio. She is invited to play in many international festivals: Musiq'3, Festival de Wallonie, Musicales de Beloeil and Brussels Summer Festival in Belgium, Fortissimo in Orleans, Académie d’Eté de Nice, Berlin Festival and Sagra Musicale Umbria.
Born in Russia and graduated from Gnessin Music School in Moscow and from Brussels’ Royal Conservatory, she studied with great pianists such as Lev Naumov, Vladimir Tropp, Evgeny Moguilevsky and Vladimir Ashkenazy.
In 2008, Irina Lankova was invited to join the worldwide piano elite ‘Steinway Artists’.
Irina Lankova recorded several awarded solo albums: Rachmaninov, Liszt, Scriabin, Chopin and Schubert.
Keen chamber music player, Irina Lankova performes since 2013 in duet with violinist Tatiana Samouil. Together, they recorded an album ‘Caprice’. Irina Lankova also performed with Philippe Graffin, Dimitry Maslennikov, Jeroen Reuling, Pascal Moraguès, Marie Hallynck and others.
Inspired by other arts and always in search for new ways of presenting the classical music, Irina Lankova develops various personal projects. Her first project ‘Goldberg Mirrors’ first took place in Brussels’ Cathedral St Michel & Gudule in 2014 and has been reproduced in Französischer Dom in Berlin in 2015. In April 2016, she launches the new serie of narrated concerts 'Piano Unveiled'.
Irina Lankova is also producer of concerts in Belgium and in France, she lectures on classical music and popularise it through various appearances and collaborations. She is the artistic director of Internationl Music Festival Max van der Linden in Belgium and the Founder of Lime&Honey platform, connecting artistic and humanitarian worlds.
"The great art, undoubtedly!”