Twenty-two year-old Beatrice Rana has shaken the international classical music world already and aroused admiration and interest from concert presenters, conductors, critics and audiences in many countries.
In June 2013, she won Silver (2nd Prize) and the Audience Award at the prestigious Van Cliburn competition, having already attracted international attention at 18 when she got 1st Prize and all special prizes at the Montreal International competition in 2011.
The 2015/16 season brings her to yet a new level in her already promising career. Since september she is part of the BBC New Generation Artists scheme. In november, she presented her debut album for Warner Classics dedicated to Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1, together with Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Sir Antonio Pappano.
Beatrice is invited in concert series and festivals throughout the world, such as Zurich’s Tonhalle, Vienna’s Musikverein, Paris’ Theatre des Champs Elysées, London’s Wigmore Hall, Washington DC’s Kennedy Center, Hamburg’s Laeiszhalle, Cologne’s Philharmonie, Verbier Festival, Klavier Festival Ruhr, Ferrara Musica, La Roque d’Anthéron Festival, Radio-France Festival in Montpellier, Saratoga Festival, Lied Center of Kansas, Milan’s Società dei Concerti, Lanaudière Festival, Toronto Summer Music, the Vancouver Recital Society.
A guest of several orchestras internationally, Beatrice played or is due to play with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Walt Disney Hall , Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Filarmonica della Scala, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Philadelphia Orchestra,