Born in January 1991 in Moscow, Anna Geniushene has commenced her Master of Arts degree at the Royal Academy of Music, studying under Professor Emeritus Christopher Elton. She is generously supported by the ABRSM Scholarship and the English-Speaking Union.
Following tutoring from Ferenc Ramos and Kirill Gerstein during the International Musicians Seminar Prussia Cove, she is intensively preparing for the finals of the Feruccio Busoni International Piano Competition in Bolzano.
Anna recently graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory, where she gained her Bachelor’s degree under Elena Kuznetsova. Since the age of eight, she has been actively involved in the cultural life of Moscow: her early musical achievements included second prize at the Shostakovich Music Competition (1998), as well as the Grand Prix at the Blütner International Piano Competition in Kaliningrad (2006).
Anna has been a prize winner at many competitions, including Shchedrin Music Competition (first prize, Moscow, 2008), Musika be sienu (first prize, Lithuania, 2009), Romantic Music Festival for Young Musicians, (first prize, Moscow, 2010), Citta di Padova (second prize, Italy, 2012) and Maria Yudina International Music Competition (first prize, St Petersburg, Russia, 2015). She was been selected as one of six finalists of the Patrons’ Award 2017 and had the privilege to play a recital on the prestigious stage of Wigmore Hall. She has been awarded the Second Prize in Mauro Monopoli Competition in May, 2017 (Barletta, Italy) as well as the First and the Audience Prizes in Sheepdrove Competition (Newbury, UK)
Anna is delighted to have featured several times in the encyclopedia A Talented Youth; The Future of Russia (2010). She is actively involved in promoting Russian culture throughout the world: she was elected as a representative of the Moscow State Conservatory and has taken part in the Kyoto International Music Students Festival in Japan in 2014. In the autumn of 2015 Anna became a soloist at the St Petersburg House of Music, having received an invitation to play in several concerts throughout Russia. She regularly takes part in masterclasses and collaborates with such renowed artists as Ferenc Rados, Kirill Gerstein, Imogen Cooper, Rita Wagner, Pavel Nersessian, Alexandre Rabinovitch- Barakovsky, Alexander Sandler, Haenk Gouttard, Steven Osborne and Wolfgang Redik.