Lola performs for American Humane Association
05/18/2013 - Tonight Lola gave a special performance for the American Humane Association at their "Lights of Compassion" event in Las Vegas. The event honored Congressman Joe Heck, Wayne Newton, Lisa Vanderpump, and Mrs. Howard Hughes, NBC anchors Jim Snyder and Jessica Moore, and Oscar-nominated singer/songwriter Carol Connors.
At the International Boat Show
05/04/2013 - Swiss luxury watch maker Ulysse Nardin and American superyacht builder Trinity Yachts co-hosted Lola's special performance during the Palm Beach International Boat Show.
Woman of substance: Lola in Haute Time
04/23/2013 - Check out Lola in the current issue of HAUTE TIME on newsstands now
Quincy Jones' 80th
04/13/2013 - Lola was among the guests who gathered at at MGM Grand in Las Vegas to celebrate Quincy Jones' 80th birthday . The 27-time Grammy winner brought together A-listers from the world of music, film and business. The guest list included, among others, Bono, Carlos Santana, Chaka Khan, Chris Tucker, Herbie Hancock, Jennifer Hudson, Scarlett Johansson, Stevie Wonder, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Cain and Barbra Streisand.
Cover shoot for Haute Living
04/09/2013 - Watch behind the scene footage from Lola's recent cover shoot for HAUTE LIVING magazine due on newsstands this summer...
Lola unveils the brand new Bentley Flying Spur
Rhapsody at Mar-A-Lago
03/28/2013 - Palm Beach was colored magical blue tonight as Lola and the Palm Beach Symphony led by Jahja Ling performed Gershwin's timeless Rhapsody. Lola also performed a selection of solo works by Chopin and Rachmaninoff. The gala-concert was chaired by Donald and Melania Trump and took place at Mr. Trump's exlusive Mar-A-Lago club.
Performing with the ABT
03/23/2013 - Tonight Lola made a special guest appearance during the American Ballet Theater concert at the Kravis Center. She performed compositions by Chopin and Liszt to a standing ovation.
Lola performs in Hollywood
03/19/2013 - Tonight Lola made a special appearance and perfored at the star-studded event in Hollywood, hosted by Pierce Brosnan and celebrating photographer Nancy Ellison's "Altered Egos" retrospective.
Lola's photographs by Nancy Ellison are also featured in the exhibit along with Jack Nicholson, Sting, Pavarotti and Sharon Stone to name just a few. See some of the iconic images featured in the exhibit and experience the opening night through the eyes of the Los Angeles Magazine...
Lola takes stage at Lincoln Center
01/24/2013 - Last night at Lincoln Center Lola performed the timeless Tchaikovsky 1st and Rachmaninoff 2nd concertos with the Orchestra of St. Luke's under the baton of maestro Jahja Ling. The performance was greeted with thunderous standing applause from an enthusiastic New York crowd. After the third curtain call, Lola performed Chopin's Ocean Etude as an encore.
Following the concert, Swiss luxury watchmaker and event partner ULYSSE NARDIN presented Lola with an exquisite Executive Dual Time Lady Watch.
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VIEW SELECT IMAGES from the concert and the after party...
Part One of the new series released
12/12/2012 - Part One of Lola's revealing new digital series La Musique et L'Ardeur was released today. WATCH IT and share your thoughts...
Lola is a guest of the Trumps & Hiltons
12/05/2012 - Lola made a special appearance and performed at the "Family Business Dynasties" Gala in New York, honoring Donald Trump, and Rick and Kathy Hilton. The event, hosted by Geraldo Reviera, also featured Ivanka and Eric Trump, Paris and Nicky Hilton, and Sonja Morgan among others.
Lola performs for "LIFE"
12/01/2012 - "...the Belle of the Ball was Russian-American concert piano virtuoso Lola Astanova, who enthralled guests with a powerful rendition of Rachmaninoff..." wrote the PALM BEACH SOCIAL DIARY following Lola's performance at the 19th annual LIFE Foundation's "Lady in Red" Gala.
The evening was hosted by the TONIGHT SHOW host and comedy legend Jay Leno.
Vogue-Worthy Virtuoso Pianist
09/10/2012 - "Whether you've heard the name or not, Lola Astanova, the Soviet-born virtuoso pianist, is stunning audiences around the world with both a sculpturally ornate presence as well as deeply intimate performances..." see the images and read Lola's entire conversation with JustLux - Affluent Lifestyle Guide's Sara Cardoza.
Lola in San Diego
Lola featured in Steinway Magazine
08/25/2012 - Lola was highlighted in the latest issue of the prestigious STEINWAY & SONS MAGAZINE
The EVENT at Palermo Classica
Z!NK Fashion Pictorial
07/05/2012 - Select images from Lola's Z!NK Magazine Summer 2012 fashion pictorial have been added to the Gallery. The photoshoot, styled by Montgomery Frazier, took place at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club. The special music issue of Z!NK also features Lola's interview in which she opens up about her influences, inspirations and plans in music and also talks style, travel and politics.
Lola makes Top 10 Icons of Style
Interview with Audiobooks Today
06/15/2012 - Lola on work and personal, music and fashion, inspirations and critics: check out her latest conversation with Audiobooks Today
Lola profiled in Page Six
Lola performs at the Byron Janis event
Astanova leads the PBS to sparkling season finale
04/11/2012 - Last night Lola and the Palm Beach Symphony conducted by Jahja Ling closed out the season with a special gala concert at the Kravis Center.
Lola's personal style in Palm Beach
04/01/2012 - "She throws herself into her performances with the ecstasy of a lover and wears spike heels and form-fitting dresses slit half-way up her thigh. Lola Astanova is not your typical Palm Beach Symphony soloist..." Palm Beach Daily News highlights Lola's upcoming performance at the Kravis Center...read in FULL
Cover girl of the Palm Beach Society03/23/2012 - This week Lola graces the cover of the Palm Beach Society magazine in advance of her Redefining the Romantics concert with the Palm Beach Symphony.
Interview with Urbanette Magazine
02/22/2012 - "...I feel exposed and vulnerable, but also very free..." check out Lola's latest interview with Urbanette magazine
New Photos Released
02/15/2012 - Select images from Lola's Carneige Hall debut concert released today. See them in the Gallery...
Lola Debuts at Carnegie Hall
01/19/2012 - Tonight Lola made her Carnegie Hall debut in front of sold-out crowd of 3,000. Donald Trump chaired the evening and Julie Andrews guest hosted. See some of the event's media highlights:
Lola in the New York Times - Arts Cover Story
Quest Magazine: "Whatever Lola Wants"
12/15/2011 - An article with amazing photographs of Lola by Nancy Ellison. So what is it that Lola really wants? Find out in this QUEST magazine article (pages 126-129)
Photos by Nancy Ellison released
11/07/2011 - Select images from Lola's photo session with the famed Nancy Ellison have been released today. Lola's outfits are by Diane von Furstenberg and Tom Ford, shoes by Christian Louboutin and Jimmy Choo, and make-up by Roshar. You can find the images in the Gallery.
Lola plays at the MD Anderson cancer fundraiser
Lola performs at the I-X Center celebration
09/30/2011 - Lola gave a special performance at the 25th anniversary celebration of the International Exposition Center in Cleveland, Ohio. City Council President Martin Sweeney, and Ohio Congressman & former presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich were among the event's attendees.
Lola highlighted in The Daily Iowan
09/22/2011 - Lola's concert at West Music's Steinway Extravaganza Piano Festival in Iowa is highlighted by The Daily Iowan newspaper. Lola's performance marked the opening a brand new performing arts center.
Lola is a guest on BlogTalkRadio
09/22/2011 - What inspires Lola’s unique sense of style? Which musician would she most like to play a duet with? Find out when Lola stops by BlogTalkRadio for a chat with the host Nancy Lombardo.
Lola on the cover of Seagull magazine
07/27/2011 - This month Lola graces the cover of the Russian-American magazine Seagull (Chayka).
Palm Beach Daily News on Lola's performance
03/30/2011 - Lola's "powerhouse performance" with the Palm Beach Symphony is reviewed by Greg Stepanich of the Palm Beach Daily News.
"Don't Stop the Music" Score Released Today
03/02/2011 - After countless requests, sheet music for "Don't Stop the Music", Lola's original virtuoso improvisation for piano inspired by a pop tune, was released today.
Sheet Music for "Jingle...All the Way" Released
01/24/2011 - Sheet music for Lola's original virtuoso arrangement of "Jingle Bells" was released today.
Lola in the Wall Street Journal
03/10/2010 - The Wall Street Journal highlights Lola's recent performance in "Lola Astanova’s Spin on Classical: Bare Midriffs, Tweeting, Free Recordings"
Jingle...All The Way
Alice Tully Hall is still resounding to the music of the beautiful and talented piano virtuoso Lola Astanova...