Beatrice Rana

Beatrice Rana (born January 22, 1993) is an Italian pianist.[1][2][3][4]

Beatrice Rana
Born (1993-01-22) January 22, 1993 (age 27)
NationalityItalian
OccupationPianist

Early lifeEdit

Born in Copertino,[5] Rana began studying piano at the age of 4, and made her orchestral debut at 9, performing Bach's Piano Concerto in F minor. She studied with Benedetto Lupo at the Nino Rota Conservatory of Music in Monopoli and Arie Vardi at the Hochschule für Musik in Hannover.

Career and recognitionEdit

Rana won the first prize and special jury prizes at the 2011 Montreal International Piano Competition and the silver medal at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.

Rana is an exclusive recording artist for Warner Classics. In 2018 she was nominated for the Classic Brit Awards in the "Best Female Artist of the Year" category for her recording of Bach's Goldberg Variations.[6]

On March 12, 2019, Rana made her Carnegie Hall debut, playing Chopin's Twelve Etudes, Op. 25, to rave reviews.[7] She returned on June 7, 2019, to play Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with the Philadelphia Orchestra.[8] She returned again on October 17, 2019, performing Bach's D minor and F minor keyboard concertos.[9]

DiscographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Gilmore: 11 things you might not know about Beatrice Rana". Thegilmore.org. Retrieved 2019-12-13.
  2. ^ "Beatrice Rana - Biography & History - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2019-12-13.
  3. ^ "Biography +++ Beatrice Rana // Biography". Warnerclassics.com. Retrieved 2019-12-13.
  4. ^ "Facing the music: Beatrice Rana". The Guardian. 6 March 2017. Retrieved 2019-12-13.
  5. ^ "Beatrice Rana (Piano) - Short Biography". Bach-cantatas.com.
  6. ^ "The nominations for the Classic BRIT Awards have been revealed". Classic FM. Retrieved 2018-06-24.
  7. ^ Tommasini, Anthony (March 13, 2019). "Review: Beatrice Rana, a Young Pianist, Holds Carnegie Rapt". Nytimes.com. Retrieved 2019-12-13.
  8. ^ "Beatrice Rana|Philadelphia Orchestra @ Carnegie Hall". Oberon481.typepad.com. Retrieved 2019-12-13.
  9. ^ Barouch, Joanna. "BWW Review: ORCHESTRA OF ST. LUKE'S at Carnegie Hall with Beatrice Rana, piano". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 2019-12-13.

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