Considered to be one of the most exciting young pianists
in the world, Daniel Petrica Ciobanu (°1991) is known for
his theatrical and creative musical personality, capable
of deep yet refined meditations. Winner of several major
international prizes, such as the Yamaha Music Foundation
Europe Scholarship and the Rotary’s Young Musician
of the Year, which he won when performing alongside the
famous Chinese pianist Lang Lang at the Royal Festival
Hall in London, he is now ready to enchant EUROPALIA
audiences. Ciobanu will be performing unique interpretations
of the repertoires of celebrated composers Silvestri,
Enescu, Prokofiev, Mussorgsky and Toduta; for any classical
music lover, this is an event not to be missed.
Daniel Petrica Ciobanu started piano lessons at the age of nine. While a music student in Romania, he was awarded the Constantin Silvestri Scholarship to study abroad at the prestigious Stewart’s Melville College in Edinburgh, Scotland. In 2017, Ciobanu won 2nd Prize at the worldrenowned Arthur Rubinstein competition in Tel-Aviv, Israel. This award helped to launch his international career and he soon received invitations for concerts in the US, Japan, China, South Africa and Taiwan. For the past couple of years, Ciobani has also been Artistic Director of the Neamt Music Festival in Romania, a brandnew festival that aims to create an international platform for young Romanian artists.