This CD features Ivy Zohra Adrian, pianist, performing Ms. Navarro's original work.
Ivy Zohra Adrian, a rising young pianist who resides in New York City, received her B.A. in Music from Columbia University and her M.A. in piano performance from the Aaron Copland School of Music in New York. Ms. Adrian has concertized as a soloist and as a chamber musician in the United States and abroad, including a tour of Poland in 1997 through the auspices of the European Mozart Academy. She has won numerous awards in piano performance including the Young Artists Competition sponsored by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in New York in 1987, 1988, and 1989 and the Aaron Copland School of Music Graduating Master's Award.
Ms. Adrian makes music come to life in prismatic color through a control of dynamics which leaves the listener breathless. She released her debut CD, Ivy Works, in 2002. Her performance of Ms. Navarro's compositions at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall was received with an overwhelming standing ovation, attesting to her impeccable and moving performance.
1. Gypsy Dance, Theme and Nine Variations
2. Sonata in E Minor (Ararat), 1st Movement
3. Tango Des Roses
6. The Maiden's Dream
8. The Child's Prayer