Student Recital: Anastasia Vorotnaya

Wednesday, May 10th
7:00 p.m.
Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel

Anastasia Vorotnaya, “A Prodigy of the 21st Century” — Musical Life Magazine

Winner of the Gold medal at the Third Vienna Piano Competition in 2021 (Vienna, Austria), Anastasia Vorotnaya is no stranger to 1st prize awards. Spanning two decades beginning from when she was seven years old in 2002, these include:

1st Prize, Vienna New Year’s Concert International Music Competition (Vienna, Austria) – 2022
Gold Medal at the 3rd Vienna Piano Competition (Vienna, Austria) – 2021
1st Prize, Gegen den Strom International Piano Competition (Nochern, Germany) – 2018
1st Prize, Concertino – Praga International Piano Competition (Prague, Czech Republic) – 2010
1st Prize, Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition (New York, USA) – 2008
1st Prize, IV International Young Pianists Competition, Central Music School – 2007
1st Prize, Mozart – Child Prodigy Competition – 2006
1st Prize, Muravieva Competition (Samara, Russia) – 2004
1st Prize, Talents of the New Century (Moscow, Russia) – 2003
1st Prize, Assembly of Arts, Regional Competition (Samara,Russia)-2002

Anastasia has performed around the world in too many countries to name and in prestigious halls such as Carnegie Hall (New York), Musikverein (Vienna), Auditoria Nacional (Madrid), Rudolfinum (Prague), Grand & Small Halls of the Moscow State Conservatory (Moscow), and many others.

Notably, she performed Beethoven Concerto No. 3 under the direction of Sir Andras Schiff with the Orquesta de Cámara de la Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía at the Auditorio Nacional (Madrid, 2017), and her commercial recording which was part of the prize from when she won the Concertino Praga at 15 years of age (2010), can still be heard on radio across Europe and the UK on the BBC radio network. On the album, she recorded music of Chopin, Liszt, Martinů, Ravel, and Scriabin.

Anastasia has been invited to perform at many important international festivals such as Rheingau Music Festival (Germany), Klosters Music Festival (Switzerland), Menuhin Music Festival (Switzerland), Jeudis du Piano (Switzerland), Les Solistes à Bagatelle (France), Les Nuits Oxygène (France), Ciclo de Recitales en la Plaza de Oriente (Spain), Festival de Piano Rafael Orozco (Spain), Crescendo Music Festival (Russia), New Names Music Festival (Russia), Moscow Meets Friends Music Festival (Russia), and the Vozvrashenie Music Festival (Russia).

She has attended the Togliatti Academy (2001), Central Music School of the Moscow State Conservatory under Vasily Ermakov (2004), and the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía under Dmitri Bashkirov (2012 – 2019). She currently studies at the Lake Como International Piano Academy (2016 – Present) and Park University (Kansas City, US) under Stanislav Ioudenitch (2019 – Present). Anastasia holds a bachelor’s of music and a master’s of music degree from Escuela Superior de música Reina Sofia. She has received an artist diploma from Park University (Kansas City, USA) and continues her studies under Stanislav Ioudenitch.


J. S. Bach – Prelude and Fugue in F major, BWV880

W.A.Mozart – Piano sonata no.12 in F major K.332

L. Beethoven – Piano sonata no.23 op.57 “Appassionata”

E. Granados – Goyesca no.4 “quejas o la Maja y Ruiseñor”

Saint-Saëns/Liszt/Horowitz – Danse macabre


Franck-Bauer – Prelude, fugue et variations op.18

F. Chopin – Nocturne op.72 no.1, Prelude op.28 no.8 F sharp minor

N. Medtner – Piano sonata op.25 no.2 “Night wind”

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