Carnegie Hall New York
Bucharest Radio Hall
Sînziana Mircea, Young Steinway Artist, carries out an international career spanning over Europe, North America and Asia. The Romanian pianist made her debut at the Tokyo Metropolitan Theater/Japan and St Martin-in-the-Fields London/UK when she was only 20. Four years later, she made her debut at the Carnegie Hall in New York in a sold-out recital, rewarded by the American public with standing ovations. Soon after, Sînziana undertook her first China tour. Her recent appearances include Carnegie Hall, Bucharest Radio Hall, Stockholm Philharmonic, Tallinn Philharmonic, Harvard Club New York, Bucharest Philharmonic, London Steinway Hall, Tokyo Steinway Hall, Sapporo Concert Hall, Nanjing Arts Center, Harbin Concert Hall.
Sînziana is a winner of the Van Cliburn Foundation & TCU Scholarship Award (2014), as well as prize-winner of the Miami International Piano Academy (2016). Sînziana was awarded the title of Young Steinway Artist in 2017, designating the most promising pianists worldwide.
Recordings of her live concerts were broadcast by all major European radio channels for classical music, including BBC Radio 3, RAI 3 Italy, Music3 Belgium, Radio Romania Muzical and others (Sweden, Norway, Poland).
The Romanian pianist has released three CDs: "Fortuna - Piano Sensation (Electrecord, 2020), "Unending Love” - distributed worldwide by NAXOS (Sheva COllection, 2017) and “Nihil Sine Deo” (Editura Casa Radio, 2016), ranked third in the national competition for the best classical music CD in Romania in 2016, organized by Radio Romania Musical.
Sînziana Mircea performed as a soloist of the Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra, Washington DC Youth Orchestra, Mozart Virtuoso Festival Orchestra Japan, Orchestra Da Camera Imola-Italy, Amadeus Orchestra UK and several other Romanian Philharmonic Orchestras, with conductors such as Mikhail Jurowski, Mitsuyoshi Oikawa, Gianluigi Zampieri, Cristian Neagu, Walter Attanasi, Amaury du Closel. She was invited to perform in prestigious festivals, such as the George Enescu Festival together with Alexandru Tomescu and Omar Massa, the Palermo Classica Festival, MusicaRiva Festival.
Sînziana's art has been crafted by renowned pianists such as Aldo Ciccolini, Ronan O'Hora, Pascal Roge and Verona Maier. She received her Bachelor of Music Degree with the maximum mark from the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln (Cologne, Germany), the largest music university in Europe. Consequently, she obtained her Master Degree in Music Performance from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and her Master Degree in Arts Management from the Bocconi University of Economics in Milano. Besides several master classes, Sînziana has enriched her art by studying at the Accademia Pianistica Imola for 2 years. Sînziana's first steps were guided by Profs. Elena Dumitrescu, Olga Szel and Stela Dragulin.
Her performing career started from a young age. The first public appearance on the stage of the Romanian Athenaeum took place at the age of 7, followed by numerous concerts in Romania and Europe and also in the USA - where she debuted at the age of 11. She started touring soon after, including the first tours in the USA (aged 14), Japan (aged 19) and China (aged 24).
2019 concert season included appearances at the Radio Hall in Bucharest, extensive tour in Japan, recital tour in the USA, including Carnegie Hall and the launch of the “Imagine Chopin International Tour". The latter one consisted in a complex concept, presenting original works by Chopin and Sînziana's own compositions, enriched by visual effects. All her performances has been praised both by public and critics. In this regard, there could be mentioned echoes from the international press: "Sînziana Mircea has enchanted the public with her wonderful piano art" (Tokachi-Mainichi Newspaper, June 18, 2019, Obihiro, Japan), "Extraordinary! Magnificent! Superb!" (Radio Romania Muzical, Nov 14th 2019), "Remarkable Venetian success of Sinziana Mircea" (Cotidianul.ro, Dec 4th 2019).
Sînziana Mircea won the 1st Prize at the "Golden Classical Music Awards" International Competition 2019 and the First Prizes "Salzburg” and “Amsterdam” at the Grand Prize Virtuoso Competition 2019 Edition.
In 2020, Sînziana was awarded the prestigious “Bratianu Scholarship” for Music, offered by the Romanian Ministry of Culture for outstanding results in the classical music field.
In 2018, she founded her own start-up music school in Bucharest, MuseArt Academy and has worked within the Cremona Conservatoire Development & Educational Department.
Tokyo Metropolitan Theater
Harvard Club New York
Sapporo Concert Hall Japan
Harbin Concert Hall China
YOUTH OF MUSIC INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 15TH 2021
BBC RADIO 3
& EUROPEAN BROADCASTING UNION
FULL RECITAL BROADCAST
All-Chopin programme with pianist Sinziana Mircea
Through the Night, Sept 20th 2020
Sinziana Mircea and friends in concert from Bucharest.
Available online for 14 days after broadcast.
IMAGINE CHOPIN TOUR
MAKING OF VIDEO
MARCELLO/BACH - ADAGIO
Shot in Venice, Italy &
Recorded at the Steinway Piano Gallery Passadori in Brescia, Italy
MusicaRiva Festival Italy
St Martin-in-the-Fields London
PepsiCo Recital Hall Texas
Cheltenham Town Hall UK
FORTUNA - PIANO SENSATION
UNENDING LOVE - A SOUND POEM
Sheva Collection, 2017
Distributed worldwide by NAXOS
NIHIL SINE DEO
Editura Casa Radio, 2016
“Sinziana Mircea could master different music styles and works from diverse cultures and fascinated her public over and over again. […] Whether dramatic, nostalgic or romantic, her playing became a game of emotions.”
Alina Fischer, Kölnische Rundschau Newspaper, Germany, April 27th 2017
"Sînziana Mircea has enchanted the public with her wonderful piano art"
June 18th, 2019
World class pianist, Sinziana Mircea played magnificently and was enthusiastically received with her recital of Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2. with the almost capacity audience at the Town Hall.
Feb 15th 2017
"Extraordinary! Magnificent! Superb! The performance - extraordinary, filled with emotion."
Radio Romania Muzical, Nov 14th 2019
"Remarkable Venetian success of Sinziana Mircea [...] The prolonged series of applause were topped up by a lengthy standing ovation from the public. " Cotidianul.ro, Dec 4th 2019
"Sînziana Mircea yielded standing ovations with a memorable recital at the Harvard Club of New York last year in November" Romanian Cultural Institute New York , May 28th 2020
’Sînziana Mircea could master different music styles and works from diverse cultures, and fascinated her public over and over again. […] Whether dramatic, nostalgic or romantic, her playing became a game of emotions.’’ Alina Fischer, Kölnische Rundschau Newspaper, Germany, April 27, 2017
''World class pianist Sinziana Mircea played magnificently and was enthusiastically received with her recital of Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2. with the almost capacity audience at the Town Hall.''
http://www.montpellier-cheltenham.com, UK, Feb 15, 2017
''Sinziana Mircea has fascinated the audience with her music.'' Toyama Newspaper, Japan, November 28, 2012
“Sînziana Mircea handles the keyboard with great ease, lucidity and passion - she has a culture not only of the sound, but of the voices too, and she knows how to melt it all together, which is what music is all about.” Mihaela Doboș, Radio Romania Muzical, March 25, 2015
(Radio Romania Muzical 18th Anniversary Recital)
"A flowing, finely pointed reading of Ravel’s Jeux d’Eau, capturing the Gallic atmosphere." South Florida Classical Review, Miami, USA, July 25, 2016
“The festival continued with the recital of the Romanian pianist Sînziana Mircea, who offered a magnificent interpretation of works by Mozart, Schubert-Liszt, Ravel and Enescu.” Setmanari Soller Newspaper, Spain, July 19, 2014 (Soller Festival Recital)
“Sînziana Mircea is a musician who fills the entire hall with her charisma, a pianist beloved by her audience, which is always expecting her eagerly to perform her recitals which are equally difficult and attractive.(…) Sînziana Mircea's enjoyment while playing gets across the footlights and the audience can see beyond her talent, her sensitivity, her warm tone and her excellent technique.” Jeanine Costache, Radio Romania Muzical, March 4, 2015 (Bucharest Philharmonic Recital)
"Carousel" for 2 pianos by Sinziana Mircea
Live at the Bucharest Philharmonic, Magic Summer Festival 2021
INTERVIEWS & PRESS
INTERVIEW RADIO ROMANIA ACTUALITATI 2020
INTERVIEW TRINITAS TV 2019
INTERVIEW ELECTRECORD 2021
INTERVIEW RADIO ROMANIA MUZICAL 2014
INTERVIEW RADIO CLASIC 2020
INTERVIEW ROMANIAN NATIONAL TV (TVR) 2020
Mozart - Piano Concerto No 19 KV 459 in F Major
Mozart - Piano Concerto No 21 KV 467 in C Major
Mozart - Piano Concerto No 27 KV 595 in B flat Major
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No 3 Op 37 in C minor
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No 4 Op 58 in G Major
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No 5 Op 73 in E flat Major "Emperor"
Chopin - Piano Concerto No 2 Op 21 in F minor
Grieg - Piano Concerto Op 16 in A minor
Schumann - Piano Concerto Op 54 in A Minor
Saint-Saens - Piano Concerto No 4, Op 44, in C minor
Brahms - Piano Concerto No 1 Op 15 in D minor
Brahms - Piano Concerto No 2 Op 83 in B-flat Major
Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No 2 Op 18 in C minor
Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No 3 Op 30 in D minor
Ravel - Piano Concerto in G Major
Shostakovich - Piano Concerto No 2 Op 102 in F Major