Tamila Salimdjanova


November 9, 1991


Second Prize (equal): Lagny-sur-Marne International Piano Competition (Lagny-sur-Marne, France)
Third Prize: Campillos International Piano Competition (Málaga, Spain)
Second Prize and Audience Prize: Birmingham International Piano Competition (Birmingham, UK)
First Prize (equal): Massarosa International Piano Competition (Lucca, Italy)
First Prize, Audience Prize: BNDES International Piano Competition (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Tamila Salimdjanova began her studies at the Uspensky Music School in Tashkent with Tamara Popovich. She went on to study at the Central Music School of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory under Irina Plotnikova. She completed her Bachelor of Music degree, a Master of Performance and Artist Diploma in Performance at London’s Royal College of Music, studying with Dmitri Alexeev and Vanessa Latarche. Currently, she is at the Bern University of the Arts in Switzerland, studying with Tomasz Herbut.


Tamila has performed with the Orquestra Experimental de Repertório, Brazilian Symphony Orchestra, Orquestra Sinfônica da Bahia, Moroccan Philharmonic Orchestra, Thames Chamber Orchestra in venues including Sala São Paulo and Municipal Theatre in Rio de Janeiro, Teatro Castro Alves in Salvador and St Martin-in-the-Fields in London. She has appeared as a guest artist at the Radio France Festival in Montpellier.


Tamila’s recent performances include the Festival Les Pianos-Folies du Touquet-Paris-Plage in France and Festival de Inverno Campos do Jordão in Brazil.


Upcoming Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round 1: 20-Minute Recital

I. Impromptu in C minor

Franz Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No.1 S.514

Preliminary Round 2: 30-Minute Recital

Frédéric Chopin: Berceuse Op.57

I. Darkly

II. Leggiero e legato

III. Gentle

I. Allegro inquieto
II. Andante caloroso
III. Precipitato 

Semi Finals Round 1: 65-Minute Recital

I. Lebhaft

II. Innig

III. Mit Humor

IV. Ungeduldig

V. Einfach (Semplice)

VI. Sehr rasch

VII. Nicht schnell

VIII. Frisch

IX. Lebhaft

X. Balladenmäßig – Sehr rasch

XI. Einfach

XII. Mit Humor

XIII. Wild und lustig

XIV. Zart und singend

XV. Frisch – Etwas bewegeter

XVI. Mit gutem Humor

XVII. Wie aus der Ferne

XVIII. Nicht schnell

Franz Liszt: Piano Sonata in B minor S.178

I. Andante assai

II. Allegro brusco

III. Andante

IV. Allegrissimo – Andante assai, come prima

Joseph Achron: Hebrew Melody Op.33

I. Lento

II. Allegro scherzando

III. Andante

IV. Allegro mosso

Edward Elgar: Salut d’amour Op.12

Final Round 1: Concerto with String Orchestra

I. Allegro

II. Andante

III. Rondeau. Allegretto

Final Round 2: Concerto with Symphony Orchestra

Introduction. Allegro vivace — Variation I (Precedente)

Tema. L’istesso tempo

Variation II. L’istesso tempo

Variation III. L’istesso tempo

Variation IV. Più vivo

Variation V. Tempo precedente

Variation VI. L’istesso tempo

Variation VII. Meno mosso, a tempo moderato

Variation VIII. Tempo I

Variation IX. L’istesso tempo

Variation X. L’istesso tempo

Variation XI. Moderato

Variation XII. Tempo di minuetto

Variation XIII. Allegro

Variation XIV. L’istesso tempo

Variation XV. Più vivo scherzando

Variation XVI. Allegretto

Variation XVII. Allegretto

Variation XVIII. Andante cantabile

Variation XIX. A tempo vivace

Variation XX. Un poco più vivo

Variation XXI. Un poco più vivo

Variation XXII. Un poco più vivo (Alla breve)

Variation XXIII. L’istesso tempo

Variation XXIV. A tempo un poco meno mosso