Concert pianist Arina Lazgiian was born in 1991 in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. In June 2019, she graduated from the Royal College of Music in London with an artist diploma under Professor Vanessa Tarsch. She has already earned her master’s degree from the Royal College of Music in the arena and she is backed by the Future of Russia Scholarship. Since arriving at her Royal College of Music, she has won the RCM Concerto Competition 2017, where she plays the Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra and Saint-Saens Concerto No. 2. The arena also won the Hopkinson Gold Medal for Piano in 2017. She was a finalist in the 2017 Jack Samuel Inter-University Piano Competition at Wigmore Hall. In June 2018, Arena Lazzian was announced as the winner of the 2018/19 Benjamin Britten Piano Fellowship. She was awarded by the Royal College of Music. Named after a renowned composer and RCM graduate, this fellowship supports outstanding pianists accepted in the RCM Artist Diploma Course. That same year, the arena was selected for the final stage of the Busoni International Piano Competition in the summer of 2019 in Bolzano, Italy. In December 2018, the arena was invited by the Royal College of Music to perform at Soiredor, a large-scale funding VIP event held at the Rafael Gallery at the Victoria and Albert Museum. In March 2019, the arena appeared in the French Musique program Générations, where she lives in Paris. In July 2019, she was invited to Mallorca to perform at the international piano festival “Torre de Canyamel”, in which the famous pianist Arcadi Volodos participated. In July of the same year, the arena won third place at the “Flame Concours” held in Paris, France. She recently recorded with Margaret Williams’ dancer Dante Sonata, the musical foundation of the newly choreographed ballet film. Between 2010 and 2015, the arena enrolled in the Moscow Conservatory, where she studied under the renowned pianist Veragol Nosteiewa. Prior to that, she studied under Jelenapriashkevic at the Moscow Gunessin School of Music from 2005 to 2010. In 2005 the arena was awarded an honorary award by the Mayor of St. Petersburg. She performed in the Great Hall of the Philharmonic Society of St. Petersburg, the Academic Capella and Small Hall Glazunov in St. Petersburg, the Sarcolt and Center Spiriture Eculture Lucse in Paris. Her repertoire includes Domenico Skullatti, Bach, Haydn, Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms, Chopin, Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Dvorak, Saint-Saens, Ravel, Foret, Busoni, Mussorgsky, Lakmaninoff, Methnell, Sukliabin, Deshatnikov. Includes composition.