“Salimdjanova’s playing is defined by deep inspiration, stellar technique, and impeccable taste” - Musicians of Russia, 2018
Tamila Salimdjanova was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, into a family of musicians. Her mother, a music theory professor at Uspensky Lyceum, and her grandfather, Kuvanch Usmanov, one of the most prominent Uzbek conductors, played a significant role in shaping her musical career. Ms. Salimdjanova began her music studies at the Uspenskiy Lyceum under the guidance of the famed Tamara Popovich, who tutored numerous internationally acclaimed performers. In 2007, she was accepted into Moscow Central Music School and subsequently enrolled in the Moscow State Conservatory to further her studies with Irina Plotnikova, a renowned pianist and teacher. After completing her studies in Moscow, Ms. Salimdjanova entered the Royal College of Music in London, under the tutelage of Vanessa Latarche and Dmitry Alexeev. She also studied in Bern University of the Arts in Switzerland with Tomasz Herbut.
She is a semifinalist of the Leeds, Arthur Rubinstein and Montreal international piano competitions.
Among Ms. Salimdjanova’s solo engagements are concerts and recitals at the Radio France Festival in Montpellier (broadcasted live on Radio France), Festival Pianos-Folies du Touquet in France, Casalmaggiore Music Festival in Italy, and Festival de Inverno Campos do Jordao in Brazil among many others. She has appeared in Salle Cortot, Steinway Halls of Hamburg and London, St. Martin in the Fields, Theatro Municipal de Rio de Janeiro, and The Concert Hall at Fresno State.
Ms. Salimdjanova made her orchestral debut with the National Symphony Orchestra of Uzbekistan led by Kuvanch Usmanov, performing W. A. Mozart Piano Concerto KV 450 in B- flat Major. She has also performed with Orquestra Experimental de Repertório, the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra, Orquestra Sinfonica da Bahia, Morocco Philarmonic Orchestra, Thames Chamber Ochestra, Biel Solothurn Symphony Orchestra in such venues as Sala Sao Paulo and Theatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro, Teatro Castro Alves in Salvador, Bern Casino.
Ms. Salimdjanova's repertoire is vast and varied, spanning solo piano works from Scarlatti to Ligeti.
Presently, Ms.Salimdjanova resides and works as a performer and piano teacher in Chicago, United States of America.