Born in Copertino, Rana began studying piano at the age of 4, and made her orchestral debut at 9, performing Bach's Piano Concerto in F minor. She studied with Arie Vardi at the Hochschule für Musik in Hannover and Benedetto Lupo at the Nino Rota Conservatory of Music in Monopoli.
Rana is an exclusive recording artist for Warner Classics. In 2018 she was nominated for the Classic Brit Awards in the "Best Female Artist of the Year" category for her recording of Bach's Goldberg Variations.
- Chopin: 26 Préludes - Scriabin: Sonata n.2 op.19, ATMA Classique (2012)
- Schumann: Symphonic Études, Op. 13; Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit; Bartók: Out of Doors, harmonia mundi (2013)
- Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2 - Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 with Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Antonio Pappano, Warner Classics (2016)
- Johann Sebastian Bach: Goldberg Variations, Warner Classics (2017)
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