Edith Peña

 

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Grammy nominee pianist Edith Peña was born in Caracas, Venezuela, where she started her musical education with Lyl Tiempo at the age of four years old. She played her orchestral debut at the age of 9 years old with the Venezuela Symphony Orchestra and that same year she moved to the USA to continue her musical Education with Susan Starr in Philadelphia and later Sergei Babayan in Cleveland.

 

Edith Peña has been guest soloist with all the orchestras in her native Venezuela, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Sinfonia Varsovia, The Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre, amongst others and has performed throughout Europe, USA, Canada, South America, South Africa, Mexico and Russia in recital, chamber music and as guest soloist.

 

She has recorded the Saint-Saens Second Piano Concerto with the National Venezuelan Symphony Orchestra and a very acclaimed solo CD “Danzas en todos los Tiempos” for the label IBS Classical, which was nominated as Best Classical CD 2016 in the Latin Grammys.

 

Edith Peña lives in Madrid since 2003.