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Diana Fanning
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 France last year, a critic wrote that "Diana Fanning captivated her listeners, expressing diverse atmospheres and nuances through the beauty of her colorful playing."  

Ms. Fanning has performed on numerous occasions as 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, Jupiter and Alexander String Quartets, 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 six 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 Janáček, Chopin, and Debussy received enthusiastic reviews in England and the U.S.  She is an Affiliate Artist 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.  This is her second appearance on the present concert series.

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