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BIOGRAPHY

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"Anna Khomichko is a powerful pianist whose playing shows great expressiveness and inwardness"
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"Simply fascinating"
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"Masterful is her playing, marked by great conviction and astonishing delicacy of sound"
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"An evening of discoveries...
The audience applauds her standing up."
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"Khomichko played perfectly. The different
nuances were masterfully realized, vividly
and virtuously played."

Anna Khomichko’s consummate artistry rests on a powerful musical conviction, intelligence, and maturity. She creates an astonishingly delicate sound with her crystal-clear touch and mindful interpretations. Anna’s intriguing performances have already caught the attention of audiences in a variety of countries across the world. Praised for her eclectic repertoire ranging from Scarlatti to music of the 21th century, Anna is mostly committed to the music of classical period. Her fascinating personality and charisma – not only proven by her stage performances, but also during her live moderations – immediately mesmerises any sort of audience.

Communicating with a young generation in the language they understand best – Anna is on a mission to constantly provide high-quality content for her fast-growing blogs about classical music on YouTube and Instagram. She creates a role model of a young female leading musician and aspires to inspire thousands of teenagers, and in fact, people of any age, background, or profession. 

This season Anna Khomichko will debut in the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg and in the Herkulessaal Munich. Previously, she was invited to important festivals and concert series such as Karlsruher Meisterkonzerten, Mainzer Musiksommer, Interlaken Classics Music Festival, Nordlysfestivalen, Kulturfestival Chemnitz, International Piano Festival in Hainfeld, Meisterpianisten Zittau, Bad Wildunger Klaviertage, Burger Klassiktage auf Fehmarn, KlaviermusikFestchen in der Villa Lug ins Land and Musik im Dialog Salzwedel. She has performed in such concert halls as Karlsruher Konzerthaus, Gasteig Munich, Sendesaal in Bremen, Beethoven-Haus Bonn, Kursaal Bern, ART CITY Hamamatsu in Japan, Palau Güell in Barcelona, ZK Matthews Great Hall in South Africa, Halls of the Moscow and Saint Petersburg as well as many other Philharmonias in Russia, Concert Halls of the German radio stations SWR und BR and many others. This season Anna is also debuting in the Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain and Sweden.

Her dedication to the repertoire of the classical period led to the recording of her debut CD "Mozart and his Europe" with works by W. A. Mozart, C. P. E. Bach, J. C. Bach and M. Clementi. The CD is recorded in cooperation with the German radio SWR and is released by the Label GENUIN. The album received highly positive critic and was ranked 5/5 by the RONDO Magazin as well as called "an impressive debut" by the Schale Kultur-Blog. 

In November 2023 Anna is going on a tournee with Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Münchner Kammerphilharmonie dacapo where among other concert halls, she will debut in Herkulessaal Munich. She is also invited to perform with the Freie Symphonie Tübingen. In the previous seasons Anna was seen performing as a soloist with the Jena Philharmonic Orchestra, Collegium Musicum in Nuremberg, the Bryansk Philharmonic Orchestra, the Murmansk Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Lithuanian Academy of Music and the Symphonic Orchestra of the Russian Gnessin Academy of Music.

Chamber music has always been a particular point of focus in Anna's career. At the moment she is playing together with the Catalan cellist Roger Morelló Ros. The duo concentrates on popularizing music by female as well as living composers and presents this season their program "Love stories" with works by J. Brahms, Clara and Robert Schumann and a work written and dedicated to the duo by the Catalan/American composer Elisenda Fábregas. The duo is debuting this season in Palau Güell in Barcelona, Beethoven-Haus Bonn, Robert Schumann House in Zwickau, the Rhein-Mosel-Hall Koblenz at the „Koblenzer Kammerkonzerte“, Schloss Heiligenberg, the City Hall of Zittau, Schloss Bonndorf, the Beethoven Hall La redoute Bonn and Kulturhaus Marne.

Anna Khomichko is a winner of 15 international competitions, including the 1st prize at the International Music Festival Valencia 2013 Music Award (Spain, 2013), 1st prize at the International Competition “Citta di Pesaro” (Italy, 2007), 1st prize at the International Competition “Teacher-Pupil” (Moscow, 2003), 2nd prize at the International Anton Rubinstein Piano Competition, (Düsseldorf, 2018), 2nd prize at the International Competition “Music without limits”, 2nd prize at the Zodiac International Music Competition (USA, 2019), 3rd prize at the Malta International Music Competition (Malta, 2013), 6th prize at the Palma d’Oro International Piano Competition and many others. She is also a laureate and winner of 11 special prizes at the München Klavierpodium (Munich, 2013).

In recognition of her achievements, Anna Khomichko has been granted various scholarships by several patrons and organisations, including the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation, the DOMS Foundation, the Anna Ruths Foundation and the German Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and Media.

Anna comes from a Belarusian-Ukrainian family and grew up in the north of Russia. She started to play the piano at the age of four. She has graduated from the Russian Gnessin Academy of Music in Moscow where she was a student of the renowned Russian Professor Vladymyr Tropp and in the meantime completed her bachelor’s degree at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt in Weimar with Professor Grigory Gruzman. Afterwards, she has received her master’s degree with Professor Claudio Martinez Mehner at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne.

Updated: April 2023

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