Pianist Maya Oganyan joins Only Stage management’s roster
Maya Oganyan, seventeen, was born in Moscow and has lived and studied in Venice since 2011. She began studying the piano at the age of 4 with Maestro Alexander Maykapar, professor at the “Gnessin” Music Academy in Moscow. In 2015 she entered the “Benedetto Marcello” Conservatory in Venice, where she studied under the guidance of Maestro Massimo Somenzi and continued from 2022 in the class of Maestro Olaf John Laneri.
Maya is the winner of numerous national and international competitions, including the "Schumann Prize 2023" of the "Rospigliosi Competition", also winning the public prize, the first prize in the "Young Female Talents of Music" competition of Soroptimist Italia, "Vienna Grand Prize Virtuoso Competition”, “Orbetello Piano Competition”, “La Palma D'Oro”, also winning the Pettini Prize “for the best talent highlighted among all the First Prizes of all the sections”. At just 17 years old, she is the youngest finalist and winner of the 2nd Prize in the history of the competition, of the Jury Prize and Special Prize "for the best female talent" at the prestigious "Verona International Piano Competition", in which she participates as youngest candidate.
Nowadays she continues her studies under the guidance of Maestro Roberto Prosseda at the Prato Academy and attends the specialisation course with Maestro Lilya Zilberstein at the Accademia Chigiana.