Russian Music in NHC“Formidable Russian Born Pianist”(Boston Globe)My sister’s contribution to cultural life of NHC community • Tatyana Dudochkin, distinguished pianist and faculty member of New England Conservatory, brought Russian music to NHC. Her four concerts (1988-1995) were sponsored by Spectrum Series of NHC. • Critically acclaimed for her performances as soloist and chamber musician, Ms. Dudochkin performed extensively throughout former Soviet Union, United States, Spain, Italy, and Holland. • Ms.Dudochkin is a winner of numerous medals and awards. • Students of Tatyana won more then 100 prizes at State, National, and International Competitions.
Recognition • Artist in Residence at the Rockport Music Festival, Spring at PRAGUE Festival, Lithuanian Early Music Festival, and many others. • Tatyana premiered compositions of esteemed Russian composers: Aram Khachaturian, Sergey Slonimsky, and Alfred Shnitke. • Tatyana performed on various radio and TV programs • She was Artistic Director and performer at Dvořak, Gershvin,and Shostakovich Festivals sponsored by NEC.
Tatyana Dudochkin twice received Recognition of Outstanding Teacher Award from International Young Artist Competition in Washington D.C. Tatyana is well known for her master classes, lecture recitals,and teacher workshops. She has served on panels of a number of National and International Competitions. “Her intuitive, deep comprehension of my music is brilliant.” Aram Kachaturian. “Dudochkin, representing the Russian School, touched everyone with her singing tone as well as passionate and powerful performance of Rachmaninoff’s masterpieces.” Newton Graphic. “Daring pianist with artistic flair, always responsive to the best in new musical composition.” Alfred Schnittke. Outstanding Teacher and Pianist
Jordan HallNew England ConservatoryJanuary 25, 2001 Tatyana Dudochkin celebrates tenth year of teaching piano at NEC’s Prep School with a concert extravaganza dedicated to the Spanish Composer Joaquin Rodrigo’s 100th birthday.
“In the 19th and early 20th centuries, Spain produced four composers of lasting fame - the piano virtuosos Albeniz and Granados,… Manuel da Falla,… and the most popular of the Spaniards, Joaquin Rodrigo, born 100 years ago this November. In celebration of his centenary, the New England Conservatory presented… a concert of his music Thursday night in Jordan Hall.” “Violinist Mary Lou Churchill and pianist and concert organizer Tatanya Dudochkingave a nice performance of the ''Rumaniana,'' a contest piece reminiscent of Ravel's ''Tzigane.'' Dudochkin gave a splendid account of the''Serenata Espanola.”” Boston GlobeNEC concert honors Spaniard RodrigoBy Michael Manning, Globe Correspondent 1/30/2001 MUSIC REVIEW
Salute to Sir William WaltonTatyana Dudochkin, artistic director February 2002 Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory Tatyana Dudochkin directs a centennial birthday salute to sir William Walton.
My daughters Bring Russian Songs to NHC In 1980’s Olga and Julia, Central High School students at that time, actively participated in International Night concerts singing Russian songs.