Top prize-winner at the Schumann and Chopin International Piano Competitions. Honorary
Member of Chopin Society in Warsaw.
Artistic Director of the Festival and Master Classes “Musical Summer” in Malaga Spain,(2014-2018).
Guest Professor of the Central Music Conservatory in Beijing. Currently Professor
of the Musical Arts Academy in Madrid,Professor at the Euro Art Academy.
Originally from Riga (Latvia), Dina Yoffe started her musical education at the distinguished
Emil Darzin’s Special School of Music in her home town and continued at the Central
Music School in Moscow.
Graduated from the Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Music in Moscow under the tutelage
of Professor Vera Gornostaeva, one of the most important proponents of the legendary
Heinrich Neuhaus school.
The concert activities of Dina Yoffe are well known throughout many countries in Europa
and also inex-USSR, Israel, Japan, USA, Canada. Among the high points of her international
career - concerts with outstanding orchestras, such as the Israel Philharmonic under
Zubin Mehta, NHK under Neville Marriner, the Moscow Philharmonic under Valery Gergiev
and Dmitri Kitayenko, Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra under James De Priest, Orchestra
"Kremerata Baltica” under Gidon Kremer, "Moscow Soloist" under Yuri Bashmet, Orchestra
Sinfonia Varsovia under Jacek Kaspszyk.
Also recitals in famous events, such as Festival “Chopin and his Europe“ in Warsaw,
Chopin Festival in Duszniki, Music Festival in Bayreuth, Germany, Elba Music Festival
(Italy), Summit Music Festival (USA),as well as concerts in the Barbican Centre in
London, Suntory Hall in Tokyo,”Serate Musicale” Sala Verdi in Milano, Musikverein
and Konzerthaus in Vienna, Great Hall of Moscow Consevatory, Salle Playel in Paris,
Concert at the Royal Palace in The Hague for her Majesty Queen Beatrice.
Together with the wide solo and orchestral career, Dina Yoffe is also an active participant
in Chamber Music Festivals, where she played together with many internationally renowned
musicians, such as G. Kremer, Y. Bashmet, V. Tretiakov, V. Repin, M. Vaiman, M. Brunello
Dina Yoffe gave piano recitals with all Frédéric Chopin works in Tokyo, Osaka, and
Yokohama. The concerts series was filmed and broadcasted by Japanese National Television
She is giving numerous Master Classes in Europe, USA, Japan, such as PianoTexas International
Festival & Academy, Mozarteum Summer Academy in Salzburg, the Royal Academy of Music
and the Royal College of Music in London, among many others.
Guest Professor at the Yamaha Master Classes in Paris, New York, Hamburg and Tokyo.
1989-1996: Professor at the Rubin Academy of Music in Tel-Aviv University (Israel.)
1995-2000:Visiting Professor at Aichi University of Arts, Japan.
2013-2014: Guest Professor at the Musikhochschule in Hamburg.2014-2015
Visiting Professor ay the Music Academy in Krakow, Poland.
Professor at the “Talent Music Masters Academy” in Brescia, Italy.
Jury member of international piano competitions-Cleveland (USA), Hamamatsu (Japan),
Chopin (Warsaw), Arthur Rubinstein (Tel-Aviv), Maria Canals (Barcelona), Liszt Competition
(Weimar) among others.
Her students are winners of national and international piano competitions. Many of
them are teaching in Music Academy's in USA, Japan, and Europe.
Dina Yoffe has numerous Radio, TV and commercial recordings.
Among her record releases are:
Frédéric Chopin: 24 Preludes (VD-VDC-1334),
Frédéric Chopin: Fantasy in f-minor and 19 Waltzes (CD-VICC-63),
Robert Schumann: Symphony Etudes OP. 13 and Kreisleriana Op. 16 (AGPL-003),
CD's in Seria "Real Chopin" on Pleyel (Paris, 1848) (NIFC 012)
Frédéric Chopin works for two pianos and four hands with Daniel Vaiman, (NIFC 024)
Frédéric Chopin Piano Concertos N.1&2 on Pleyel 1848 & Erard 1838, version for one
piano, (NIFC 034)
Robert Schumann: Sonata in F-sharp minor, O p.11, Chopin Four Scherzos (PAMP-1036/2009)
Frédéric Chopin: Sonata in B minor, Op. 58, Four Impromptus (PAMP-1040/2010)
Alexander Scriabin: 24 Preludes Op. 11 & Frédéric Chopin 24 Preludes Op. 28
(Acousence records ACO-CD13017)