3rd Prize, 24, USA
Anthony Ratinov began playing piano at the age of four under the teaching of his grandmother, Edit Ratinova, who taught at the renowned Gnessin Music School in Moscow, Russia for 45 years. Anthony was recently a medalist and jury special prize winner at the 2022 Hilton Head Piano Competition, and received the 1st prize at the 2021 Canada International Artists Piano Competition. He also won the Pianists' Award, sponsored by Bösendorfer, at the International Summer Academy in Austria in 2021 and 2019, and the silver medal at the 2022 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition with his piano trio, Trio Ondata. Anthony has performed extensively both in the United States and in Europe, including a recent solo concert tour across the Netherlands, and has given recitals and performances at such notable venues as The Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the ORF RadioKulturhaus performance hall in Vienna, and the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington D.C. Anthony is currently a masters student at the Yale School of Music studying with Professor Boris Berman. Anthony previously studied at Yale University, where he majored in chemical engineering and graduated with honors, in addition to studying piano with Professor Wei-Yi Yang.