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Diāna Ketler

(28.02.1971 )


Diāna Ketlere debuted with the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra and conductor Vassily Sinaisky already at the young age of eleven. She graduated with honours from the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music and has also studied at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg. She graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in London with highest honours. Ketlere has performed as a soloist and chamber musician at the Musikverein and Konzerthaus in Vienna, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Carnegie Hall in New York City, Wigmore Hall in London and many other significant venues. She has participated in world-renowned festivals, and her concerts have been broadcast on the radio and television in Japan, Germany, Austria, Great Britain and elsewhere. Ketlere has performed with many well-known musicians, including Wolfram Christ, Narimichi Kawabata and Inga Kalna. She currently teaches piano at the Royal Academy of Music in London and regularly performs with Ensemble Raro. She became a professor in the Piano Department at the Royal Academy of Music in 2003. In 2016, she became an honorary member of the Royal Academy. Ketlere became a professor of chamber music at the Geneva University of Music in 2018. She is also the artistic director of the Chiemgauer Musikfrühling festival in Germany and the SoNoRo Festival in Romania.