Pianist Dina Ivanova (b. 1994, Ryazan, Russia) has won prizes in various competitions, including second prize at the Liszt Competition in Weimar, second prize at the Ricardo Viñes Competition in Spain, an Honorary Mention Award at the Paderewski Competition in Poland, and the Artist Recognition Award at the International Keyboard Festival in New York. She also received a Junior Jury award at Busoni piano competition in Bolzano (2021). In 2017, Dina won the audience award and third prize from the jury during the Liszt Competition in Utrecht.In 2023 she won first prize at Domenico Scarlatti competition in Trapani. As of April 2022, she is studying under Pr. Kirill Gerstein at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin. In 2022 she made her debut performances with Beethoven 5 piano concerto at Berliner Philarmonie. As a soloist, she has also performed with the Thüringer Philharmonie and the Israel Symphony Orchestra, among others. As part of the Career Development Programme offered by Utrecht’s Liszt Piano Competition, Dina was engaged in an extensive concert tour as a soloist, including concerts with the Rotterdam philarmonic orchestra ,Korean Symphony Orchestra in Seoul and the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra in Durban, South Africa among others; as well as recitals in South America, the United States, Russia, South Africa and Europe.