Asiya Korepanova

photo by Emil Matveev

Asiya Korepanova is a Boston-based Russian award-winning pianist, transcriber, artist, poet, entrepreneur, and composer. Asiya is passionate about the interdisciplinary connections between music and other arts, which led her to create projects where she expresses herself through different mediums at the same time.

She is the founder and artistic director of the annual chamber music festival with special programming “Festival Baltimore”, and president of the non-profit organization “Music for Minds”. Having toured over 20 countries and possessing 60 piano concertos in her repertoire, Asiya often features her original transcriptions and composers’ complete collections of works in her solo programs.

To learn more about her projects, go here and that page leads to descriptions of each project, with poems and artwork available to see.

The book mentioned in the interview was Things Fall Apart.

To attend the event mentioned, just click here.

Chasse Neige, 9.6×14.5 inches, Ink on paper, 2007, An image from Tchaikovsky’s collection, belonging to the #17 in the cycle, A Distant Past
A Distant Past, 19.5×25.5 inches, Ink and oil pastel on paper, 2010. An image from Liszt transcendental etudes collection, Chasse-Neige
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  1. […] Asiya Korepanova is lives and works in Boston. She is an accomplished pianist as well as an artist and writer. She has an upcoming multi-media show in Sparkhill, New York where she will present 18 works in mixed media all of which are inspired by a Tchaikovsky’s last piano work. The collection represents impressions, images and feelings based on the work. The Tchaikovsky work struck Korepanova in that you can hear sadness written in a major key. […]

  2. […] Asiya Korepanova is lives and works in Boston. She is an accomplished pianist as well as an artist and writer. She has an upcoming multi-media show in Sparkhill, New York where she will present 18 works in mixed media all of which are inspired by a Tchaikovsky’s last piano work. The collection represents impressions, images and feelings based on the work. The Tchaikovsky work struck Korepanova in that you can hear sadness written in a major key. […]