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Lada Labzina, organ
Lada Labzina is one of the leading representatives of Russian organ schools. She is the Chief organist and keeper of the organ of the Moscow Concert Hall “Zaryadye”. She is an Honored Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan, a laureate of international competitions.
The organist is a laureate of the Second All-Russia competition of organ players in Kazan (1991), a recipient of a prize of the International Organ competition in Carouge (Switzerland, 1994), a winner of the F. Liszt International competition in the nomination “Improvisation” in Budapest (Hungary, 1999), and also the owner of the first prize on the 2nd M. Tariverdiev International Organ competition in Kaliningrad (2001).
The organist's repertoire embraces music of composers starting from the Baroque to the Present, the main compositions of J.S. Bach, ensembles and organ duets, choral and symphonic compositions, jazz compositions, improvisations and her own transcriptions for organ.
Michael Tariverdiev's organ compositions are a significant part of the organist's repertoire. Lada Labzina performs the works of this composer in Russia and abroad as a laureate of the M. Tariverdiev International Organ competition. She has also been the Executive Secretary of the competition since 2015.