Presenting award winning American pianist, Athena Tsianos, featuring selection of the music by Chopin and the Beethoven’s Sonata Op. 111.
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Pianist Athena Tsianos is a proud Kovner Fellow and Vergottis Scholarship recipient at The Juilliard School, where she studies under the tutelage of Matti Raekallio. She has studied previously with Robert McDonald at Juilliard and Bernadene Blaha of the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music, while studying extensively with Miyoko Lotto and Conor Hanick. Her competition prizes include first place in The Rosalyn Tureck International Bach Competition, where she was also awarded the prize for best performance of a contemporary piece; first place in the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition; finalist in National YoungArts; and first place in competitions held by The Music Teachers’ Association of California. She has appeared in such venues as Weill Hall, Chapman University Recital Hall, Hahn Hall in Santa Barbara, LAMCA’s Bing Theater, and multiple venues at the Lincoln Center. As concerto soloist, Athena has appeared with the Young Musicians’ Foundation Debut Orchestra and the Bellflower Symphony Orchestra. As a chamber musician, she has performed alongside Martin Chalifour, concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. A fellow of many international music festivals, she is an alumna of The Music Academy of the West.