“…Beyond any doubt she will be a first class pianist. Despite her young age, her interpretations reveal a strong personality and convey very convincing musical feelings. On the top of that, she is already impressively mastering the keyboard and can certainly approach any kind of repertoire, she is intelligent and eager to learn….”
Prof. Pascal Devoyon (“Universität der Künste” – UdK, Berlin) / 2014
“...She has artistic vocation, she knows what she wants in everything she is doing and she builds her personality with perseverance….”
Univ.Prof.Dr. Şerban – Dimitrie Soreanu (The National
Daria Tudor was born on July 25, 1997 in Ploiesti, Romania. She started playing the piano in her hometown, at the age of 4, with Anca Florentina Borcea. From 2004 to 2014 he studied with the professors Serban-Dimitrie Soreanu from the National University of Music Bucharest and Adriana Bocăneanu from the National College "Dinu Lipatti" - Bucharest. In February 2015 she was accepted to Prof. Pascal Devoyon and Rikako Murata class, at the Universität der Künste Berlin. From October 2018 she studies with Prof. Björn Lehmann, at the same university.
Since May 2015, Daria has been working at the Universität der Künste Berlin, as docent in the contemporary Lied classes of Prof. Axel Bauni and Eric Schneider, as well as accompanist of the cello class - Prof. Konstantin Heidrich.
Participated in festivals in Finland, Germany and Austria: “Alpenarte” - Schwarzenberg, October 2018; “Kissinger Sommer” - Baden Kissingen, June 2017; “Mozartfest” - Würzburg, June 2016; “Crescendo” Festival - Berlin, May 2016, 2017.
She also participated in the first edition of the Festival “L 'esprit de joie” (Radialsystem V - Berlin, April 2017), playing with Prof. Eric Schneider, on two pianos, Vision of the Amen by O. Messiaen.
Since 2017 he has been working as an official accompanist at Rutesheim Cello Academy, Germany.
Attended masterclasses with: Maria João Pires, Elisabeth Leonskaja, Grigory Gruzman, Pavel Gililov, Boris Petrushansky, Michel Béroff, Petras Geniusas, Graeme McNaught, Aaron Shor, Claudio Marinez Mehner, Jacques Rouvier, Leon Fleisher, Andrei Gavrilov, Cristian Beldi , Hakon Astubo.
She is a member of the “Sternin” Trio (along with violinist Georgeta Iordache and cellist Andrei Ioniţă) and “IMO” Duo (together with cellist Constantin Borodin). As well, along with Florian Mitrea she forms a piano duo.
Her first concert with orchestra took place at only 9 years old, along with the National Radio Chamber Orchestra, in the “Mihail Jora” Hall of the Romanian Broadcasting Society.
Until 2016, Daria won several important prizes at international and national competitions: October 2017 and 2019 - International Competition "Paula Solomon-Linberg" - Prize for best pianist; August 2016 - Valsesia Musica Piano Competition - "Giovani Turcotti" special prize; May 2016 2nd Prize at the International Competition to debut on the Berlin Philharmonic; April 2015 - XVIII edition of the International Piano Competition in Montrond les Bains - France, section "Great Prize" - 1st Prize; February 2015 - XII edition of the International Piano Competition "Citta di Padova" section "Soloists with orchestra" - 1st Prize; 2005 - European competition “”Antonino Miserendino, Palermo - 1st prize; 2004 - International Piano Competition “Jeunesses Musicales”, Bucharest - 1st Prize. She sang, as a soloist, with important orchestras (Romanian State Philharmonics Orchestras, with the Belgian Orchestra “Prima la Musica” - in the Great Hall of the “Royal Monnaie” Theater in Brussels and with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Padua and Venice), along with the conductors Dirk Vermeulen, Maffeo Scarpis, Horia Andreescu, Vladimir Onufriev, Ilarion Ionescu-Galaţi, Ovidiu Bălan, Sabin Păutza, Vlad Conta, Radu Postăvaru, Fakhradin Kerimov, etc.
She has also collaborated with artists such as Mihaela Martin, Zakhar Bron, Margarita Balanas, Haruma Sato, Julia Sophie Wagner, Marie-Luise Dressen, Julian Freibot, Ludwig Mittelhammer, Iida Antola, Vashti Hunter, Christel Lee, Alexandra Paladi, Mălina Ciobanu, A.G. Weinberger, Ulpiu Vlad, Fred Popovici, Aribert Reiman.
She sang in several important halls in Romania and abroad: in the Great Hall and in the “Studio” Hall of the Romanian Athenaeum, in the “Mihail Jora” Hall of the Romanian Broadcasting Society, at ICR-Berlin, in the Great Hall of the “Givatayim” Theater – Tel Aviv, at St. Martin in the Fields - London, in “Akishino” Hall - Kyoto, in the “Atelier” Hall of the National Theater - Bucharest; in the Great Hall of the Royal Conservatory - Brussels, in the “Argenta" and “Pereda” Halls of the Festival Palace in Catambria - Santander.
Daria interpretation of the Shostakovich Sonata no.2 was included in the archive of the Romanian Broadcasting Society, as well as a series of chamber works (performed, in 2013, along with the “Sternin” Trio) by L.v. Beethoven, S. Rachmaninoff and D. Bughici.
The National Daily News “Adevărul”chose her “The Man of Day”, on the 24th of February 2008, with the opportunity of sustaining the Concerto No.9 in Mi Flat Major - “Jeunehomme”, KV 271, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, concert performed in “Auditorium” Hall, within The Romanian National Art Museum, in Bucharest.