Maria Narodytska

Maria was born in 1988 in Kyiv. She graduated from the Petro Tchaikovsky National Academy of Music of Ukraine (class of Professor Natalia Tolpygo). She also received a degree in composing guided by Iryna Aleksiychuk. Since 2015, she has mastered the piano skills in the class of Professor Ralph Nuttkamper at the Higher School of Music and Theater in Hamburg, Germany. Maria is currently continuing her studies with Professor Milana Cherniawska in Graz, Austria.

Maria has received more than thirty awards at international piano and composition competitions. Among them are the Sound Espressivo (online, 2020, First Prize); Danubia Talents (online, 2020, First Prize); Triomph de l’Art (online, 2020, First Prize); Citta di Barletta (Barletta, Italy, 2020, First Prize); Adilia Alieva IPC (Anmas, France, 2020, First Prize); Tkaczewski IPC (Busko-Zdroj, Poland, 2020, First Prize); France Music Competition (Paris, France, 2020, Grand Prix); Future Piano Stars (online, 2019, First Prize); ISCART IMC (online, 2020, First Prize); Mauro Paulo Monopoli IPC (Barletta, Italy, 2020, Second Prize – First Prize not awarded); Campillos IPC (Malaga, Spain, 2020, Second Prize); Paderewski International Piano Competition (Hartford, USA, 2020, Second Prize); Franz Liszt Center IPC (online, 2021, Second Prize); Santa Cecilia IPC (Porto, Portugal, 2020, Third Prize); AEVEA IPC (Verona, Italy, 2020, Third Prize); Singapore IPC (Singapore, 2021, Fifth Prize); The Gurwitz IPC (San Antonio, USA, 2020, Diploma).

In 2019, Maria Narodytska’s debut album with works by Brahms was released on the OnClassical label. The digital distribution of this album is handled by Naxos of America. Maria’s second album, which won this opportunity through the Richter IPC Audience Award, was released by Nationalux in September, 2020. The third album with music by Schubert will be released on March 5, 2021.

The international concert activities of the pianist include performances in the halls such as Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, Sala Maffeiana in Verona, Ruth Taylor Recital Hall in San Antonio, along with other theaters and concert halls around the world.

She is receiving grant support from VERE MUSIC FUND since 2021.