The prize-winning young Italian pianist Beatrice Rana graces the stage of the Fondation Louis Vuitton for a piano recital of her favorite solo piano gems by Schumann, Ravel, and Stravinsky.
Beatrice Rana has been spellbinding audiences since the age of 18, when she won first prize and all special jury prizes at the prestigious Montreal International Competition. Now 24, and with a silver medal and an audience award from the 14th Van Cliburn Competition under her belt, she has firmly established herself as one of the young pianists to watch on the international classical music scene.
In this recital at the Fondation Louis Vuitton, the Italian pianist performs with her signature poise and intelligence some of the musical selections dearest to her heart. She begins with two works composed by Schumann in 1834—Blumenstück Op. 19 and the Symphonic Studies, Op. 13—before moving into the Ravelian Impressionism of Miroirs. She closes with the fiery virtuosity of Guido Agosti's piano transcription of Stravinsky's beloved The Firebird.
Beatrice Rana appears by kind permission of Erato/Warner Classics.
Verbier Festival 2010