age 26

Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg 2013–
Special Music College at the Rostov Rachmaninov Conservatoire 2003–2008

Daria Parkhomenko (born 28 April 1991) is currently continuing her studies with Stepan Simonian at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg. Earlier she studied at the Special Music College at the Rostov Rachmaninov Conservatoire with Sergei Osipenko. In 2016 she participated in the ICOM Competition in Hamburg (1st prize), the Nuova Coppa Pianisti Competition in Italy (2nd prize), and the Tallinn International Piano Competition (3rd prize). At the international M. K. Čiurlionis Competition in Lithuania in 2015 she was awarded the second prize, and at the Mendelssohn Competition in Berlin in 2017 the second prize with the Trio HON. She has played with orchestras in Russia, Italy, Hungary, Greece, Germany and Lithuania. She has taken part in the International Festival “Faces of modern pianism” in St. Petersburg, in the Schleswig Holstein Music Festival and the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in Germany.


First round

J. S. BACH Prelude and Fugue in A-flat major (WTK II)
HAYDN Sonata in C major, Hob. XVI/48
CHOPIN Etude in E minor op. 25/5
RACHMANINOFF Etude-tableau in D major op. 39/9
DEBUSSY Etude no. 11 ”Pour les arpèges composés”
CARL VINE Sonata no. 1 (1990)

Second round

SAARIAHO Arabesques et adages
SIBELIUS Opus 75: III The Aspen, IV The Birch, V The Spruce
SCARLATTI Two Sonatas: B minor K. 87 and A minor K. 54
SCHUMANN Humoreske op. 20
PROKOFIEV Sonata no. 3 op. 28


SCHUMANN Piano Quintet op. 44
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto no. 3 op. 30