Italian pianist Beatrice Rana has won three major awards in 2017: Edison Klassiek Award as “Discovery of the Year,” the BBC Music Magazine’s “Newcomer of the Year” Award, and the Gramophone “Young Artist of the Year” Award. These are part of a long list of major accolades. Rana came to public attention in 2011 after winning First Prize and all special jury prizes at the Montreal International Competition. Her very promising career was brought to an even higher level in 2013 when she won the Silver Medal and the Audience Award at the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. In September 2015, she was named a BBC New Generation Artist and, in April 2016, she was awarded a fellowship from the Borletti-Buitoni Trust. She will perform works by Schumann, Ravel, and Stravinsky.
Join us at 2pm for a pre-concert talk with Rick Phillips. Pre- concert talk is sponsored by
Robert Schumann: Blumenstück in D-flat Major, op. 19
Robert Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, op. 13 (without the posthumous Etudes)
Maurice Ravel: Miroirs
Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird (arr. Agosti)
Concert presented in association with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura