Milana Chernyavska made her debut at the age of seven at the Philharmonic Orchestra in her hometown of Kiev. There she graduated in 1990 in Valery Sagaidachny’s class, later specialising with Margarita Höhenrieder and Gerhard Oppitz at the Hochschule für Musik in Munich. She is a regular guest of international festivals (Lucerne Festival, Rheingau Musik Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival) and prestigious concert institutions (Musikverein in Vienna, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Münchner Herkulessaal, Wigmore Hall, Carnegie Hall). As regards chamber music, she has worked with Julia Fischer, Lisa Batiashvili, Sebastian Klinger, Maximilian Hornung, Daniel Müller-Schott, Susanna Yoko Henkel and the Vogler Quartet. Milana Chernyavska has recorded more than twenty records for labels such as EMI, Sony, Naxos, Claves, Divox, Genion, Avie Records and Ars Musici. With the Milander Quartet, of which she is the founder, she has recorded two records dedicated to Beethoven and Brahms. Among her numerous awards are first prize in the “Vladimir and Regina Horowitz” Competition, the “Alfred Brendel” Prize at the Klavier-Festival Ruhr and the Echo Prize 2014 in the “Classical without borders” category. Since 2009 she has taught at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Graz and since 2010 at the Internationale Musikakademie in Liechtenstein. She is often invited as a jury member at international competitions: among many others at the Internationaler Musikwettbewerb der ARD.

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