Since coming to international attention with her Chopin and Rachmaninoff recordings, Zlata Chochieva has become known for her distinctive voice amongst pianists. She appears at concert halls, festivals and with major orchestras across Europe and beyond, including Konzerthaus Berlin, London’s Wigmore Hall, Philharmonie de Paris, Vienna Konzerthaus, Taiwan’s National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, Victoria Hall in Singapore, the Lucerne Festival, and the Miami International Piano Festival. Signed exclusively with Naïve records, Zlata is set to release her second disc on the label this season. Her first album, Chiaroscuro, which combines Mozart and Scriabin, coincided with Scriabin’s 150th anniversary. A previous disc on Accentus, (re)creations, was distinguished by the German music critic’s guild and Gramophone. Giving her orchestral debut at eight at the Grand Hall of the Moscow State Conservatoire, Zlata Chochieva was born in Moscow and is now a resident of Berlin. In Moscow, her teachers included Mikhail Pletnev and Pavel Nersessian. Subsequently, she completed her postgraduate studies at the Mozarteum Salzburg under Jacques Rouvier, whose assistant she was for several years. Zlata Chochieva established the International Festival at Rachmaninoff’s estate Ivanovka, serving as its Director since 2018. Zlata served as jury member at the Concours Géza Anda in 2021.