“One of the outstanding pianists of her generation.”
The New York Times
Beatrice Rana has shaken the international classical music world already, arousing admiration and interestfrom concert presenters, conductors, critics and audiences in many countries. Beatrice performs at the world’s most esteemed concert halls and festivals including Vienna’s Konzerthaus and Musikverein, Berlin Philharmonie, Amsterdam Concertgebouw’s main hall, New York’s Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, Zurich’sTonhalle, London’sWigmore Hall, Royal Albert Hall and Royal Festival Hall, Paris’ Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Lucerne’s KKL, Cologne Philharmonie, Munich’s Philharmonie, Prinzregententheater and Herkulessaal, Frankfurt’s Alte Oper, Milan’s Società dei Concerti, Ferrara Musica, Verbier Festival, Klavier Festival Ruhr, Lugano’s LAC, La Roque d’Anthéron Festival, Montpellier Radio-France Festival, Rencontres Musicales d’Evian, Bucharest Enescu Festival, Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center, San Francisco Performances, Los Angeles’ Walt Disney Hall and Hollywood Bowl, Washington D.C.’s Kennedy Center.
Shecollaborateswithconductorssuch as Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Antonio Pappano, Fabio Luisi, Riccardo Chailly, Yuri Temirkanov, GianandreaNoseda, Jun Märkl, Trevor Pinnock, James Gaffigan, MirgaGražinytė-Tyla, Lahav Shani, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Susanna Mälkki, Leonard Slatkin, Kent Nagano and ZubinMehta. Orchestral appearancesinclude the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony, NHK Symphony, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony, Seoul Philharmonic, Orchestre National de France, TonkünstlerOrchester, Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Orchestra Sinfonicadella RAI, Filarmonicadella Scala, Helsinki Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, and the St Petersburg Philharmonic.
During the upcomingseasons, Beatrice willdebutwith the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, Bayerische RundfunkSinfonieorchester, New York Philharmonic, Deutsches SinfonieOrchester, HessischerRundfunkSinfonieorchester, OrquestaNacional de España, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de Lyon and will return to the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, AntwerpSymphony Orchestra. Shewillalsotour with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vladimir Jurowski, the Wiener Symphoniker and Andrés Orozco-Estrada, and the Philharmonia Zurich and Fabio Luisiwithwhomsheis in residency for a complete Beethoven concerto cycle.
Beatrice willplayrecitals at the Berlin Philharmonie as part of the Berlin Philharmonicrecitalseries, Carnegie Hall’smainstage as part of theirVirtuososeries, Lisbon’s Gulbenkian Foundation, Barcelona’s Palau de la Musica, Lugano’s LAC, Paris’ Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Madrid’s Scherzo Great Performers series, Gilmore Keyboard Festival, Tokyo’sKioi Hall, Wigmore Hall as part of a residency as well as manyother venues and festivals. Shewillalso continue her collaboration with the Dortmund Konzerthaus as a « Junge Wilde » until 2022.
Beatrice Rana records exclusively for Warner Classics. In 2015, her first album featuring Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.2 and Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1 with Antonio Pappano and the Accademia Nazionale Santa Cecilia di Roma received international acclaimincluding the prestigious Gramophone Magazine’sEditor’sChoice and BBC Music Magazine’sNewcomer of the Year Award. The year 2017 willremain a milestone in hercareerwith the release of Bach’s Goldberg Variations. The recordingwaspraised by reviewersworldwide and wascrowned by two major awards: “Young Artist of the Year” at the Gramophone Awards and “Discovery of the Year” at the Edison Awards. In June 2018, shewaschosen as FemaleArtist of the Year at the Classic BRIT Awards at the Royal Albert Hall for herrecording of the Bach. Beatrice alsorecorded Bernstein Symphony No.2 ‘Age of Anxiety’ as part of Antonio Pappano’srecording of the composer’scomplete symphonies, whichalsogarneredher high criticalacclaim. Hernext solo album willbereleased in October 2019 and willfeatureworks by Stravinsky and Ravel.
In June 2013, Beatrice won Silver (2nd Prize) and the Audience Award at the prestigious Van Cliburncompetition. Shehadattracted international attention at 18, winning 1st Prize and all specialprizes at the Montréal International Competition in 2011. A recipient of an impressive number of first prizes in national and international piano competitions, such as “MuzioClementi” Competition, “International Piano Competition of the Republic of San Marino” and “Bang&OlufsenPianoRAMACompetition”. Born to a family of musicians in 1993, Beatrice Rana made herdebut as a soloistwith orchestra at the age of 9, performing Bach Concerto in F minor. Beatrice beganher musical studies at four and achievedher Piano Degreeunder the guidance of Benedetto Lupo at the Nino Rota Conservatory of Music in Monopoli, whereshealsostudied composition with Marco dellaSciucca. Shethenstudiedwith Arie Vardi in Hannover and againwith Benedetto Lupo at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia. Sheisbased in Rome.
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