DIVA EVELYN REALE
The Brazilian pianist Diva Evelyn Reale stands out for her great talent and utmost musical sensitivity, having performed at solo recitals and with orchestra as well, at the main concert halls in the country and abroad. Her musical education includes the Municipal School of Music and the Drama and Music Conservatory, both in Sao Paulo. Right afterwards she got a BA degree in Piano at the Sao Paulo State University (UNESP), and finished with honors her Mastership in Piano at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), graduating as “Master in Music”. She perfected her artistic skills with Pietro Maranca, Homero Magalhães, Antonio Guedes Barbosa and Gilberto Tinetti. She has had classes of High Piano Interpretation with Maria Regina Seidlhofer (professor at the Academy of Viena), Carmen Piazzini (professor at the University of Karlsruhe – Germany), Lazar Berman, Boris Romanov, and chamber music With Chaim Taub (Israel).
Diva Evelyn Reale won the first place at several contests, among them the Barroso Netto Contest, the Francisco Mignone Contest, the Young Soloists of the State of Sao Paulo Symphonic Orchestra (OSESP), the Rhythm and Sound National Contest, awards to the Best Soloist , Best Performer of Brazilian Music and the “Revelation Duet” Award.
For several years she is specializing in Two-Piano and Four-Hand recitals, and in 1996 she was unanimously chosen in a contest to be Brazil´s representative at “The Third International Duo Competition” in Tokyo, Japan, where she performed at the “Kodaira Citizen Cultural Hall”.
She has performed at several National Festivals of Piano Duets and at the prestigious “Guiomar Novais Week”, per invitation of the Sao Paulo State Culture Secretary.
In 1999 she made a solo tournée with several performances in Holland, and in 2010 she made her second tournée in Europe, performing in Rome and Torino, Italy, at the Buxton Festival in England, and in Porto and Lisbon, Portugal.
In parallel to her artistic career she is dedicated, for many years to teaching Piano and Chamber Music. For three years she taught Piano at the Free Music University in Sao Paulo, and she is also being invited to be member of the jury of important Piano Contests, such as the “Guiomar Novaes Contest” and the “Arnaldo Estrella Contest”.