Daniel Petrica CIOBANU
« The Rumanian Daniel Petrica Ciobanu, 23 years old,an extraterrestrial among the competitors – rocker attire and hair tied in a bun – is above all an inspired musician,a colorist, a bewitching inventor… »
Martine Mergeay – La Libre Belgique
At 27, trained in Romania, then in Scotland, France and Berlin, he won three major international Prizes between 2016 and 2017:
– 1st Prize of the UNISA competition in Pretoria
– 1st Prize of the BNDES competition in Rio de Janeiro
– 2nd Prize and Audience Prize at the Arthur Rubinstein Competition in Tel Aviv
Considered to be one of the most exciting pianists on the international concert stage today, Daniel Petrica Ciobanu especially strikes for his histrionic and creative musical personality, capable of deep yet refined meditations.