Part of: Keyboard Virtuosos III: Keynotes
Beatrice Rana, Piano
NY Recital Debut
CHOPIN Twelve Etudes, Op. 25
STRAVINSKY Three Movements from The Firebird (transcr. Agosti)
CHOPIN Prelude in F-sharp Major, Op. 28, No. 13
CHOPIN Prelude in B-flat Minor, Op. 28, No. 16
Join us immediately after this concert at Zankel Hall’s Parterre Bar for a 45-minute mix and mingle.
Beatrice Rana has already shaken the international classical music world, arousing admiration and interest from concert presenters, conductors, critics, and audiences in many countries. Ms. Rana performs at the world’s most esteemed festivals and concert halls, and collaborates with conductors of the highest level, including Riccardo Chailly, Sir Antonio Pappano, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Fabio Luisi, Yuri Temirkanov, Gianandrea Noseda, Emmanuel Krivine, Jun Märkl, Trevor Pinnock, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Lahav Shani, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, James Gaffigan, Susanna Mälkki, Leonard Slatkin, and Zubin Mehta.
This season and next, Ms. Rana makes debuts with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, hr-Sinfonieorchester, and Orchestre de Paris; performs with The Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin at the Kimmel Center; tours with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vladimir Jurowski; and begins a residency at the Zurich Opera with Philharmonia Zurich and Fabio Luisi that features the complete Beethoven concerto cycle.
Ms. Rana also plays recitals at Geneva’s Victoria Hall, Munich’s Prinzregententheater, Berlin’s Kammermusiksaal, Paris’s Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall and Wigmore Hall, Essen Philharmonie, and Gilmore Keyboard Festival. This evening’s performance marks Ms. Rana’s Carnegie Hall debut, and she returns in June for a concert with The Philadelphia Orchestra and Mr. Nézet-Séguin.
An exclusive Warner Classics recording artist, Ms. Rana has released two albums: Bach’s Goldberg Variations, and Prokofiev’s Second Piano Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto with the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Sir Antonio Pappano. She garnered public attention in 2011 when she won first prize at the Concours musical international de Montréal, and in 2013 when she received the silver medal and audience award at the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Born in Italy into a family of musicians, Ms. Rana currently lives in Rome, where she continues her studies with lifelong mentor Benedetto Lupo. She previously studied with Arie Vardi at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater, und Medien Hannover.