2018-2019 season highlights include debut recital and chamber music appearances for the Festival Internacional de Música de Esmeraldas (EC), Mannes Sounds Festival (NY), Scandinavia House (NY), American Pushkin Society (NY), as well as debut performances in France, Germany and Israel. Lana currently lives in New York and is pursuing an Artist Diploma at Mannes School of Music where she studies with Ursula Oppens. She has previously studied at New England Conservatory of Music in Boston with Alexander Korsantia, additional mentors include Hung Kuan Chen, Tema Blackstone, Menahem Pressler and Stefan Bojsten.
Prize winner of many international competitions and First prize winner of the Peter Jablonski Piano Competition (2009), awards also include Swedish Young Soloist (2012), Mai von Rosen Scholarship (2007), First Prize (Berlingske International Competition), Second prize (17th Young Musician International Competition Citta di Barletta) and Third prize (Giovanni Talenti International Competition). Fourth prize, "Best Semi-Final Recital" and "Youngest Talent" awards at Val Tidone's Piano Competition in Italy (2013). She was invited by pianist Per Tengstrand to give her debut recital at Helsingborg Piano Festival at the age of sixteen where she performed side by side with pianists Marc André-Hamelin, Peter Jablonski and Haochen Zhang. Lana received the "Paskell Prize for the Arts" by SWEA International Foundation in 2015 and won Second Prize at Tenerife International Piano Competition in 2017.
Despite her young age, Lana has worked and performed with Andrey Baranov, Andreas Brantelid, Daniel Blendulf, Paul Biss, Lucy Chapman, Eduardo Delgado, Pavlina Dokovska, Aquilles Delle-Vigne, Vladimir Feltsman, Miriam Fried, Itamar Golan, Richard Goode, Christian Ihle-Hadland, Robert Hamilton, Jiri Hlinka, Philip Kawin, Lang-Lang, Hans Leygraf*, Maxim Mogilevsky, Svetlana Navasardian, Raphaël Oleg, Haesun Paik, Antonio Pompa-Baldi, Peter Takaczs, Astrid Schween, Marianna Shirinyan, Susan Starr, Per Tengstrand, Frank Wibaut, Vivian Hornik-Weilerstein, Donald Weilerstein, Oxana Yablonskaya, and members of the Kodály and Borromeo String Quartets.
She has made appearances and participated in Musica Mundi Chamber Music Course and Festival, Helsingborg Piano Festival, Musik på Slottet, Giresta Musik, Aurora Chamber Music Festival, PianoSummer at New Paltz, Todi International Music Masters, ICMF Stavanger, Mozarteum International Summer Academy, Jiri Hlinka Piano Academy, Schiermonnikoog Internationaal Kammarmuziek Festivaal and "From Easter to Ascension" International Music Festival in Tbilisi.
All photos on this site were taken by Feiko Koster, Foppe Schut,
Yang Bao and Elan Asch.