Daria Kiseleva debuted as a soloist with orchestra at age ten. In 2014 she won first prize at the prestigious IV BNDES International Piano Competition in Brazil. Appearances with the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra de Experimental de Repertório, and a recital series in Sala Sao Paolo and Theatre Municipal of Rio de Janeiro followed. The prize led to performances at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall as a Golden Key Music Festival Guest Artist and at the Salle Cortot in Paris.
In 2015 Daria became laureate of the Marguerite Long International Piano Competition, performing with the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris. Other honors include first prize at the Rotary Club International Piano Competition in Mallorca (concert series in Spain, Germany and France), and performances in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Salle Gauveau (Paris), 35 Londrina Festival and Festival VII Virtuosi Gravata (Brazil), Schlern Festival (Italy), Museum of Modern Art and Foundation Oscar Americano (Sao Paolo), and Aptos Keyboard Series (Monterey Bay, California). Other achievements in 2014 include second prize at the International Rubinstein Chamber Competition and the Jean Francaix International Piano Competition (2014).
Daria graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in the studio of Andrei Diev and from TCU’s School of Music studying under Támas Ungár. She is a guest artist of the International Keyboard Odyssiad® and Festival in Fort Collins, Colorado and artist-in-residence of the Drozdoff Society in New York City.
Texas Christian University School of Music (United States)
Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory (Russia)
2018 Los Angeles International Piano Competition (4th prize)
2017 Impromptu! Drozdoff Audition (Grand Prize)
2016 International Keyboard Odyssiad® Competition (Gold Medal)
Mozart Sonata No. 9 in D major, K. 311
Liszt Étude d’exécution transcendante No. 5 in B-flat major, S. 139
Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue No. 15 in D-flat major, Op. 87
Medtner Fairy Tales, Op. 34, I. Magic Violin, III. Wood Spirit
Ravel Gaspard de la nuit, M. 55
Brahms Variations on the Original Theme, No. 1 in D major, Op. 21
Prokofiev Sonata No. 6 in A major, Op. 82
Prokofiev Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26