Olga Kern International Piano Competition Winner
Born in Kiev, Ukraine, in 1989, Tetiana Shafran started playing piano at the age of three. She graduated from the Lysenko Special Music School and Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine. Tetiana is the 2019 winner of the Second Triennial Olga Kern International Piano Competition and prizewinner of 18 other international piano competitions. Among those prizes are: one award at the Concours International de Piano France-Amériques (Paris, France, 2019); three awards at the VII Parnassos International Piano Competition (Mexico, 2018); three awards at the 18th Jose Iturbi International Piano Competition (Spain, 2013); two awards at the Concorso Pianistico Internazionale “Città di San Donà di Piave” (Italy, 2019); two awards at the International Piano Competition “Monopoli Prize” (Italy, 2015); one award at the Emil Gilels International Piano Competition (Ukraine, 2015); one award at the Carl Filtsch International Piano Competition (Romania, 2016); and one award at the Antonio Napolitano International Piano Competition (Italy, 2017).
She has performed in some of the most prestigious concert halls around the globe, including the Grand Theatre (Shenzhen, China), Lindeman Hall (Oslo, Norway), Llevellyn Hall (Canberra, Australia), Main Hall of Palau de la Musica (Valencia, Spain), Theatre Mohammed V (Rabat, Morocco), Sala Cecilia Meireles (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Felicja Blumental Music Center (Tel Aviv, Israel), Congress Hall (Gabala, Azerbaijan) and many others. She has also performed with many orchestras and conductors, such as maestros D. Yablonsky, H. Earle, F. Krager, G. Glinka, M. Dyadyura and M. Anamammedov, to name a few.