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Diana Fanning


Diana Fanning has toured extensively as a solo performer and chamber musician throughout the eastern U.S. and in England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Holland and Germany.  After a concert in Munich in 2006, a critic wrote that "Diana Fanning stunned her listeners with the rich spectrum of subtle colors and tonal nuances she revealed.  Her recital seized the audience with a veritable deep magic."

Ms. Fanning has performed on numerous occasions as a concerto soloist with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra and was featured as soloist in a performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in the debut concert of the Champlain Philharmonic Orchestra.  Vermont Public Television featured her in a program of works by Scarlatti, Ravel and Chopin.  Radio audiences hear her frequently over Vermont Public Radio, and she has also performed live on “Morning Pro Musica” (WGBH-FM) Boston and on WNYC, New York City.

Ms. Fanning has been a guest artist with the Takacs String Quartet, the Alexander String Quartet, and with ensembles from Point Counter Point Music Camp, which she owned and directed for ten years with her husband Emory Fanning.  With cellist Dieuwke Davydov, she has undertaken five concert tours in Europe which included recordings for Radio Netherlands, and has been presented in a Carnegie Recital Hall debut by the Concert Artists Guild International Competition.

Her CD of works by Janacek, Chopin, and Debussy received enthusiastic reviews in England and the U.S.  She teaches piano at Middlebury College in Vermont.  Her principal teacher has been Ruth Geiger of New York City; she also studied with Marcelle Heuclin at the Paris Conservatory.

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