Dina Ivanova

Dina Ivanova

City of residence : Berlin

Participation in CMIM - Piano 2024

Piano 2024

Competitors 2024


Pianist Dina Ivanova has won prizes in various competitions, including 2nd prize at the Liszt Competition in Weimar and 2nd prize at the Ricardo Viñes Competition in Spain. In 2023, she won 1st prize at the Domenico Scarlatti competition in Trapani.

Dina started taking piano lessons from her mother at the age of 4. She studied at the Central Music School and the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow under Alexander Mndoyants, and at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt in Weimar under Professor Grigory Gruzman. As of April 2022, she is studying under Kirill Gerstein at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin.

In 2022, Dina made her debut performances with Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 at the Berlin Philharmonie. 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 concerts with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Korean Symphony Orchestra in Seoul, and the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra in Durban, South Africa.

Dina has recorded works by composer Sergei Lyapunov for the multi-year CD project Anthology of Russian Music, as well as recordings with Dutch violinist Merel Vercammen and Russian cellist Ivan Skanavi.


Principal teachers 

  • Kirill Gerstein 2022-present
  • Grigory Gruzman 2018-2021
  • Alexander Mndoyants 2010-2018 

Major Competitions 

  • 1st prize, Concorso Pianistico Internazionale ”Domenico Scarlatti” , 2023  
  • Junior Jury Award, Ferruccio Busoni Concorso Pianistico Internazionale, 2021 
  • 3rd prize and Audience Prize, Liszt Utrecht, 2017 




Joseph Haydn
Sonata in F major, Hob. XVI:23
Allegro moderato • Adagio • Finale (Presto) 

Maurice Ravel
Gaspard de la nuit 
No. 1 Ondine • No. 2 Le gibet • No. 3 Scarbo 


Adopt a Musician
The presence of Dina Ivanova in Montreal
is generously supported by Louise Roy



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