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Liana Paniyeva
Liana Paniyeva

J. S. Bach-Busoni: Chaconne

Amy Beach: Dreaming

Clara Schumann: Scherzo, Op. 3 No. 2

Frédéric Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58

Award-winning pianist Liana  Paniyeva has performed at international festivals in Norway, Hungary, Canada, Italy, South Africa, and Israel. Liana performed three times at Carnegie Hall in New York. Her solo recital in 2016 at the Myra Hess Concert Series in Chicago was broadcast live on WFMT Radio.

Ms. Paniyeva is the winner of the American Protégé International Competition of Romantic Music;  Grand Prize at the Metropolitan International Piano Competition; and the winner of the AFAF Golden Era of Romantic Music International Competition. Liana Paniyeva was also awarded the Cargill Foundation Prize in the 2014 Scottish International Piano Competition in Glasgow and became a prizewinner at the Iowa International Piano Competition in 2015. In 2013-2015, Ms. Paniyeva was awarded the E.B. Storrs Piano Scholarship from the Musical Club of Hartford. Liana earned Third Prize at the International Competitions in Memory of E. Gilels, First Prize at the International Competition in Memory of Prokofiev, and Second Prize at the International Competition in Memory of A. Karamanov.  In 2008, Liana won First Prize in the “Music World” International Competition in Italy. In Israel Ms. Paniyeva won a prize in memory of Bracha Eden for a most impressive performance during the competition  ” The Voice of Music “Jerusalem.

Liana graduated from the Donetsk Music Academy in Ukraine, and went on to earn her Professional Studies Certificate from the Manhattan School of Music in 2011.  Her career continues with recitals in Hungary, Israel, Ukraine, USA, England, Syria, Canada, South Africa, and  Norway.  Ms. Paniyeva finished her Artist Diploma at The Hartt School of the University of Hartford.   Most recently, Liana played in concert halls of Scotland, South Africa, and in multiple states of the USA   including  Mechanics Hall in Worcester,  Chicago Cultural Center, Epiphany Church in Downtown  Washington DC, Chicago Public Library, Grand Country Concert Series in Colorado, Jamestown Piano association and many more.