Ukrainian-American pianist Marina Radiushina is described as a “virtuoso” and a “pianist with enormous maturity.” Winner of the prestigious Vladimir Horowitz International Piano Competition in Kiev, Radiushina has performed extensively throughout Eastern and Western Europe, Brazil, and the United States.
Born in Odessa, Radiushina made her debut with Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra in 2012 at the Moscow Conservatory’s Great Hall and Paris’ Theatre Des Champs-Élysées. Recent performances include the Salzburg Festival with Valery Gergiev; Carnegie Hall with Sir Simon Rattle, David Robertson and Pablo Heras-Casado; Mariinsky Theater with Tugan Sokhiev; a recording with the Brno Philharmonic, and chamber music with members of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.
Radiushina is a laureate of the Vladimir Krainev International Piano Competition in Kharkov, the “Virtuosi 2000” international festival in Saint Petersburg, the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition in Poland, and many others. She won both the University of Miami Concerto Competition and the Cleveland Institute of Music Concerto Competition.
Radiushina’s radio and television broadcasts include New York’s WQXR 32 Beethoven Sonatas Marathon, National Ukrainian Radio and TV, National Hungarian Radio, National TV of Brazil, South Florida’s Classical Radio Station and Cleveland’s WCLV 104.9 FM.
Radiushina earned degrees from Odessa Conservatory, Cleveland Institute of Music, and the University of Miami Frost School of Music, where she studied under Sergei Babayan, Ivan Davis, and Alexander Bugaevsky respectively. She is on the Florida International University faculty, performs with the ensemble Pulse, and is co-founder and artistic director of the new Miami Chamber Music Society.