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MRS. MARIA MASYCHEVA

Age: 26
Citizenship: Russia
Country of birth: Russia
Residing in: Germany

Professional training:
Berlin University of the Arts, Germany; Diploma
Tchaikovsky State Conservatory, Moscow, Russia; Bachelor’s degree

Prizes won:
2009, Grand Prix, Merignac, France
   International Piano Competition of Merignac
2008, 1st prize, Andorra
  XIV Andorra International Piano Competition
2004, 5th prize, Lisbon, Portugal
   Vianna da Motta International Piano Competition
2001, Semi-finalist, Cleveland, OH, USA
   Cleveland International Piano Competition

Performance highlights:
2009, Tour to Moscow, Orel, Golytsyno, Izhevsk, and Votkinsk, Russia
2008, Recitals in Dresden, Germany; Tour to Golitsyno, Vologda,
          Arkhangeisk, and Tver, Russia
2007, Concerti with Vologda Chamber Orchestra, Moscow and
          State Karelian Symphony Philharmonic, Petrozavodsk, Russia

2009 CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION PROGRAM

Round One:

Bach - Toccata No. 1 in F sharp Minor, BWV 910       
Chopin - Etude in F Major, Op. 10, No. 8       
Gubaidullina - Chaconne                   
                                   
Round Two:
Haydn - Sonata in E Major, Hob. XVI: 31       
Brahms - Seven Fantasies, Op. 116               
                                   
Semi-Final Round:
Rachmaninoff - Études-tableaux, Op. 33, No. 6; Op. 39, Nos. 1, 4, 8, 6               
Ravel - Noctuelles, Oiseaux tristes, Une barque sur l’océan,
           Alborada del gracioso
(Miroirs, Nos. 1-4)               
Prokofieff - Sonata No. 7 in B Major, Op. 83       
                                   
Final Round:
Prokofieff - Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26
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pianocleveland - 20 Jul 2009
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