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Beatrice
Rana

Piano

‘Beatrice Rana gives iron Chopin fresh lustre’, judged the Dutch daily newspaper NRC after the young Italian pianist’s first appearance with the Concertgebouworkest in October 2018. She is widely praised for her musical intelligence and her delicate touch.

Born in Copertino in 1993, Beatrice Rana studied with Benedetto Lupo in Monopoli and with Arie Vardi in Hanover, and first gained popularity after winning the 2011 Concours Musical International de Montréal. She won the Silver Medal and the Audience Award at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.

In 2015, Beatrice Rana was named a BBC New Generation Artist based on her first cd with Warner Classics, containing recordings of Tchaikovsky’s First and Prokofiev’s Second Piano Concerto. She was awarded a fellowship from the Borletti-Buitoni Trust the following year.

The 2016–17 season was a milestone in Rana’s career with her release of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, an album which debuted at number one on the UK classical charts and was awarded the Gramophone Young Artist of the Year Award. In addition to a series of international recitals, she performed with the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the BBC Proms and with the Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted by Vasily Petrenko.

Beatrice Rana performs at the world’s most esteemed concert halls and festivals including Vienna’s Konzerthaus and Musikverein, Berlin Philharmonie, New York’s Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, Zurich’s Tonhalle, and London’s Wigmore Hall, Royal Albert Hall and Royal Festival Hall. Her latest solo album, released in October 2019, featured works by Stravinsky and Ravel and was awarded several top prizes incuding a Diapason d’Or and a Choc Classica.

 

‘Beatrice Rana gives iron Chopin fresh lustre’, judged the Dutch daily newspaper NRC after the young Italian pianist’s first appearance with the Concertgebouworkest in October 2018. She is widely praised for her musical intelligence and her delicate touch.

Born in Copertino in 1993, Beatrice Rana studied with Benedetto Lupo in Monopoli and with Arie Vardi in Hanover, and first gained popularity after winning the 2011 Concours Musical International de Montréal. She won the Silver Medal and the Audience Award at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.

In 2015, Beatrice Rana was named a BBC New Generation Artist based on her first cd with Warner Classics, containing recordings of Tchaikovsky’s First and Prokofiev’s Second Piano Concerto. She was awarded a fellowship from the Borletti-Buitoni Trust the following year.

The 2016–17 season was a milestone in Rana’s career with her release of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, an album which debuted at number one on the UK classical charts and was awarded the Gramophone Young Artist of the Year Award. In addition to a series of international recitals, she performed with the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the BBC Proms and with the Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted by Vasily Petrenko.

Beatrice Rana performs at the world’s most esteemed concert halls and festivals including Vienna’s Konzerthaus and Musikverein, Berlin Philharmonie, New York’s Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, Zurich’s Tonhalle, and London’s Wigmore Hall, Royal Albert Hall and Royal Festival Hall. Her latest solo album, released in October 2019, featured works by Stravinsky and Ravel and was awarded several top prizes incuding a Diapason d’Or and a Choc Classica.