Beatrice Rana

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Beatrice Rana (born January 22, 1993) is an Italian pianist.[1][2][3][4]

Born in Copertino[5], 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 won the first prize and special jury prizes at the 2011 Montreal International Piano Competition and the silver medal at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.

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.[6]

Rana will make her Edinburgh International Festival debut in August 2019 performing a solo recital of works by Chopin, Ravel and Stravinsky.[7]


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  1. ^ "The Gilmore: 11 things you might not know about Beatrice Rana". The Gilmore.
  2. ^ "Beatrice Rana - Biography & History - AllMusic". AllMusic.
  3. ^ Erato, Warner Classics /. "Biography +++ Beatrice Rana // Biography".
  4. ^ "Facing the music: Beatrice Rana". the Guardian. 6 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Beatrice Rana (Piano) - Short Biography".
  6. ^ "The nominations for the Classic BRIT Awards have been revealed". Classic FM. Retrieved 2018-06-24.
  7. ^ "Beatrice Rana". Edinburgh International Festival. 2019-05-21. Retrieved 2019-05-22.