© Peter Purgar
Dmytro Choni
Bronze Medal Winner Van Cliburn International Piano Competition 2022
Kyiv, Graz
Van Cliburn 2022 (3rd Prize), Paloma O'Shea Santander 2018 (1st Prize & Gold Medal) Numerous international appearances with renowned orchestras, conductors and festivals.
Van Cliburn 2022 (3rd Prize), Leeds 2021 (Laureate), Paloma O'Shea 2018 (1st Prize & Gold Medal), Busoni 2017, Horowitz 2017, "Prix du Piano Bern" 2019, Michelangeli 2017.
Naxos (Supersonic Award)
Short bio
As a prizewinner of a number of prestigious competitions, Dmytro Choni has already made a name for himself on the international stage. He is the recipient of the 1st Prize and the Gold Medal of the Paloma O’Shea Santander International Piano Competition (Spain, 2018) as well as a laureate of the Leeds (Great Britain, 2021), Bösendorfer USASU (USA, 2019), Vendome Prize (Switzerland, 2019), Los Angeles (USA, 2018), ZF-Musikpreis (Germany, 2018), Ferruccio Busoni (Italy, 2017), Vladimir Horowitz (Ukraine, 2017) and San Marino (San Marino, 2016) international piano competitions. He was awarded the prestigious “Prix du Piano Bern” (Switzerland, 2019) and “Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli Prize” (Italy, 2017). Notwithstanding these achievements, Dmytro says: “Being successful for me means to continuously grow as a musician and as a person, and not to stop searching for the truth in music. In my opinion, the most important aspect would be to love the music with all your heart.”

Dmytro Choni was born in Kyiv, Ukraine in 1993. He was four when he received his first piano lesson from Galina Zaslavets. Later, he went on to study in Kyiv with Nina Naiditch and Prof. Yuri Kot. He is currently studying with Prof. Dr. Milana Chernyavska at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz.

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