Evelina De Lain
|Evelina De Lain|
|Birth name||Evelina Pronskaya|
2 February 1977|
Zhovti Vody near Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
|Genres||Contemporary classical, jazz|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, singer, composer|
Evelina De Lain (born Evelina Renatovna Pronskaya on 2 February 1977 in Zhovti Vody near Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine) is a London-based classical and jazz pianist, composer, and arranger known for her crossover composition style.
De Lain began studying music at the age of 5, and by the age of 14, she was teaching music to younger students. She gained her diploma with distinction at M. Glinka Conservatoire of Dnipropetrovsk, specialising in solo piano, chamber music, and accompaniment.
She moved to London in 2004, where she formed her classical/jazz trio with piano, viola, and clarinet and later with piano, flute, and cello. She accompanied Broadway stars such as Jeanne Lehman (the original Mrs. Potz from Beauty and the Beast) and Kissy Simmons (the original Nahla from The Lion King). She tours Europe with classical/jazz/contemporary crossover recitals and regularly performs in London, England with her trio.
- The Girl with the Flaxen Hair. Continued... (2009)
- 12 Colourful Preludes (2011)
- Soul Journey (2015)