Pianist Beatrice Rana has shaken the international classical music world, and has performed at the world’s most esteemed concert halls and festivals. She collaborates with conductors such as Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Antonio Pappano, Fabio Luisi, Riccardo Chailly, Yuri Temirkanov, Gianandrea Noseda, Jun Märkl, Trevor Pinnock, James Gaffigan, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Lahav Shani, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Susanna Mälkki, Leonard Slatkin, Kent Nagano, and Zubin Mehta.
In upcoming seasons she makes debuts with the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Deutsches Sinfonie-Orchester Berlin, Orquesta Nacional de España, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and Orchestre national de Lyon. She is also scheduled to return to the Pittsburgh, Danish National, Dallas, and Antwerp symphony orchestras, and to tour with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vladimir Jurowski, Vienna Symphony and Orozco-Estrada, and Philharmonia Zurich and Luisi. She plays recitals at the Berlin Philharmonie, New York’s Carnegie Hall, Lisbon’s Gulbenkian Foundation, Barcelona’s Palau de la Musica, Lugano’s LAC, Paris’s Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Madrid’s Scherzo Great Performers series, Gilmore Keyboard Festival, Tokyo’s Kioi Hall, and London’s Wigmore Hall.
An exclusive Warner Classics artist, Ms. Rana received acclaim for her recordings of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, and Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with Antonio Pappano and Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. Her most recent album features works by Stravinsky and Ravel.
Beatrice Rana won First Prize at the Montreal International Competition in 2011, and the Silver Medal and the Audience Award at the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2013. Born in Italy into a family of musicians, she currently lives in Rome where she is continuing her studies with her lifetime mentor, Benedetto Lupo, having studied previously with Arie Vardi at Hanover’s Hochschule für Musik.