Irina Zahharenkova

b. February 23, 1976, Kaliningrad, Russia
Member of the Association of Estonian Professional Musicians

Irina Zahharenkova has been awarded numerous prizes:
2008 – 5th Prize at the Artur Rubinstein Piano Master Competition 2008 (Tel Aviv, Israel)
2007 – 6th Prize at the Maj Lind International Piano Competition (Helsinki, Finland)
2006 – 1st Prize and Audience Prize at the International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition (Leipzig, Germany)
2006 – 1st Prize and two Special Prizes for the best interpretation of a Mozart’s Piano Sonata and that of a work by A. Casagrande) at the Alessandro Casagrande International Piano Competition (Terni, Italy)
2006 – 4th Prize at the Villa-Lobos International Piano Competition (São Paulo, Brazil)
2005 – 3rd Prize at the Geneva International Piano Competition (Geneva, Switzerland)
2005 – 1st Prize and Special Prize for the best interpretation of Enescu´s Piano Sonata at the George Enescu International Competition (Bucharest, Romania)
2005 – 3rd Prize and Special Prize for the best interpretation of compulsory contemporary piece at the Prague Spring International Harpsichord Competition (Prague, Czech Republic)
2005 – 2nd Prize and two Special Prizes for the best interpretation of the compulsory contemporary piece and that of a French work) at the Epinal International Piano Competition (Epinal, France)
2004 – 3rd Prize at the Festival van Vlaanderen International Fortepiano Competition (Bruges, Belgium)
2004 –1st Prize, Audience Prize and Special Prize for the best interpretation of the compulsory contemporary piece at the Jaén International Piano Contest (Jaén, Spain)
2003 – 2nd Prize and Special Prize for the best interpretation of M.K. Ciurlionis’s works at the M.K. Ciurlionis International Piano Competition (Vilnius, Lithuania)

Homepage: http://www.zahharenkova.net/

EMIC 2013