"Anna is a very mature musician, in the same time a brilliant virtuoso, her touching culture and diversity of articulations transform her playing to a fantastic experience."
- Prof. Vladymyr Tropp
Anna Khomichko is a Russian, now German-based pianist and was born in 1991. She started to play the piano at the age of four. In 2010 she graduated from the Music college in Murmansk. In June 2015 Anna graduated from the Russian Gnesins Academy of Music in Moscow where she was a student of the class of the renowned Professor Vladymyr Tropp. Having finished a Bachelor's degree at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt in Weimar with Professor Grigory Gruzman, she studies presently with Professor Claudio Martinez Mehner at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne.
Anna is a winner of various international competitions, among others: Zodiac International Music Competition, 2nd prize (USA, 2019); International Anton Rubinstein Piano Competition, 2nd prize (Düsseldorf, 2018); München Klavierpodium, laureate and 11 special prizes (2013, Germany); International Music Festival Valencia 2013 Music Award, 1st prize (2013, Spain); Malta International Music Competition, 3rd prize (2013, Malta); International Competition «Music without limits», 2nd prize (2012, Lithuania); International Competition «Citta di Pesaro», 1st prize (2007, Italy); International Competition «Theacher-pupil», 1st prize (2003, Moscow); International Festival-Competition named after Sviridov, 1st prize (2005, St.-Petersburg); International Competition of young pianists named after T. Nikolaeva, 1st prize (2006, Bryansk), International Competition named after S. Rahmaninov, 2nd prize (2008, V. Novgorod); International Government Competition of young pianists named after V. Gavrilin, 2nd prize (2010, Vologda); International Festival-Competition “The window to Europe”, 2nd prize (2007, St.-Petersburg) and others.
Besides that, Anna Khomichko has been the winner of the Award of the President of the Russian Federation and winner of the competition “Young Talents of Russia” in 2006 and 2007. During the past yeas Anna has been granted several scholarships, such as: Scholarship of the Mayor of Severomorsk, the Governor of the Murmansk Region, the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Education and Science, the Agency for Culture and Cinematography, Scholarship of Yehudi Menuhin Foundation and Yuriy Rozum Foundation, Scholarship for the winner of the Award of the President of the Russian Federation.
Anna has gained further educational experience by taking part in master-classes in different countries with Elizabeth Leonskaja, Arkady Zenziper, Nina Tichman, Henry Sigfridsson, Joseph Paratore, Isaak Szekely, Mikhail Voskresenskij, Oleg Malov, Ruvim Ostrovskij, Alexander Sandler and many others.
Anna also has a long track record of stage performance. She has given concerts in different cities in Russia, Germany, Ukraine, Poland, Norway, Lithuania, France, Italy, Spain and Malta. Furthermore, she has been invited to play at several international music festivals, such as the Moscow Marathon Festival dedicated to the 200th anniversary of Franz Liszt, Primavera Classica Festival Moscow, Nordlysfestivalen in Tromsoe, the Festival of Russian Music in Paris and in the 140th anniversary Rachmaninov Festival in Bonn/Cologne.
She has Played with Bryansk Philharmonic Orchestra, Murmansk Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of the Lithuanian Academy of Music, Symphonic Orchestra of the Russian Gnesins Academy of Music.