Anthony Ratinov

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Anthony has won prizes at many prestigious international competitions – 2nd prize at the 2023 International Ferruccio Busoni Piano competition, 1st Prize at the 2023 Ricard Viñes International Piano Competition, and the 2nd Prize and Audience Favorite Prize at the 2023 València Iturbi International Piano Competition. 

Anthony began playing piano at the age of four under the teaching of his grandmother, Edit Ratinova, who taught at the renowned Gnessin Music School in Moscow, Russia for 45 years and was a student of the school’s founder, Elena Fabianovna Gnesina. Anthony was recently accepted into the highly selective and prestigious Artist Diploma program at The Juilliard School, and will be joining the studio of Robert McDonald in the fall of 2023. He completed his graduate studies at the Yale School of Music studying with Boris Berman and Boris Slutsky, and previously studied at Yale University, where he majored in chemical engineering and graduated with honors, in addition to studying piano with Wei-Yi Yang.

Amongst Anthony’s many additional honors, he won 2nd Prize at the 2022 Olga Kern International Piano Competition, the Jury Special Prize at the 2022 Hilton Head International Piano Competition. He was the winner of the Top Prize and Special Steinway & Sons Award at the 2022 Carles & Sofia International Piano Competition, recently recording his Debut Solo CD with KNS Classical in Spain as the competition winner, to be released next year. Anthony also received the 1st Prize at the 2021 Canada International Artists Piano Competition, and the Pianists' Award (1st prize), sponsored by Bösendorfer, at the International Summer Academy in Austria in 2021 and 2019.