From an early age, the pianist Tatiana Chernichka was among the most promising talents of her generation. Born in Novosibirsk, Russia, she was awarded the First Prize in the International Chopin Competition in Göttingen, Germany when she was only 10 years old. Two years later, she gave her first solo recital and made her debut with the Novosibirsk Symphony Orchestra, performing the Piano Concerto No. 1 in Eb major by Franz Liszt.
Tatiana Chernichka has since been successful in numerous competitions. She was awarded the Third Prize in the 58th Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition in Bolzano, Italy, as well as in the 60th Maria Canals Competition in Barcelona. She was also a finalist in the renowned Concours Reine Elisabeth in Brussels. As a prize winner in the Busoni Competition, she was given the opportunity to participate in three master classes with the legendary Alfred Brendel, in Essen, Bolzano and Reykjavik.
The young pianist has since performed in Germany and abroad, throughout Europe and Russia. She has been a guest artist at such festivals as the “Armonie sotto la Rocca” in Italy, “Musikal Kremlin” in Moscow and the “Ruhr Piano Festival” in Essen. She also took part in the Tel-Hai Piano Master Classes in Israel.
Tatiana Chernichka has played with such orchestras as the Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, the Israel Symphony Orchestra, the “Musica Viva” Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Gustav Mahler Academy and the Polish Chamber Orchestra “AUSKO.”
Tatiana Chernichka received her early training at the music school of the M. I. Glinka Conservatory for gifted youth in Novosibirsk, where she was instructed by Professor Mary Lebenson. She has lived in Munich since 2003, where she studied with Professor Eliso Virsaladze. She received her Master’s Degree with honors at the “Mozarteum” Salzburg in 2011, where she was instructed by Professor Klaus Kaufmann.
Tatiana Chernichka has received a grant from the Foundation “Live Music Now” in Munich. Since 2009 she has also held a contract for accompaniment at the Munich University of Music and Performing Arts.