As a prize-winner at numerous prestigious competitions, Dmytro Choni has already made a name for himself on the international stage. He is a winner of the First Prize and the Gold Medal at the world-famous Paloma O'Shea Santander International Piano Competition 2018 in Spain. Dmytro is the laureate of many well-known competitions, such as: Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition (Italy, 2017), International Piano Competition in Memory of Vladimir Horowitz (Ukraine, 2017), Suzhou International Piano Competition (China, 2017), San Marino International Piano Competition (San Marino, 2016). Among them are the: 1st Prize at the Los Angeles International Piano Competition (USA, 2018), 1st Prize and Audience Prize at the ZF-Musikpreis (Germany, 2018), 1st Prize at the Roma International Piano Competition (Italy, 2017), 1st Prize at the San Sebastian City International Piano Competition (Spain, 2017), 1st Prize at the Tucumán International Piano Competition (Argentina, 2016), 1st Prize at the International Piano Competition “Stefano Marizza” (Italy, 2016), 1st Prize Grand Prix at the International Piano Competition “Ville de Gagny” (France, 2013). In 2017 Dmytro has received the prestigious Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli Prize– an award given to him by the Piano Academy Eppan (Italy).


Dmytro has already given a considerable number of solo recitals and chamber music concerts, and performs regularly as a soloist with renowned orchestras, such as the Republic of San Marino Symphony Orchestra, the Ensemble Esperanza, the Spanish Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, the Suzhou Symphony Orchestra, the Ukraine National Symphony Orchestra, the Varaždin Chamber Orchestra, the Vallès Symphony Orchestra. He worked with conductors Miguel Ángel Gómez Martínez, Francesco Ommassini, Alain Paris, Rubén Gimeno, Volodymyr Sirenko and Vitaliy Protasov.


He has performed at the “Kissinger Sommer Festival” in Germany, the “Santander International Festival” in Spain, the “Next Generation Classic Festival Bad Ragaz” in Switzerland, the “Harmonie Starego Miasta” in Poland and the “Kyiv Summer Music Evenings” Festival in Ukraine. His performances at the Teatro Colón in Argentina and at the renowned “Kissinger KlavierOlymp” in Germany have made a lasting impression on his musical development.


Chamber music also forms an important part of Dmytro Choni’s musical activities. He has collaborated with famous musicians, such as Cuarteto Quiroga, Quartetto di Cremona, violinists Andrej Bielow, Orest Smovzh and others.


Dmytro Choni was born in Kyiv, Ukraine in 1993. His first piano lesson he received at the age of four from Galina Zaslavets. Later, he went on to study in Kyiv with Nina Naiditch and Prof. Yuri Kot. He is currently studying with Prof. Dr. Milana Chernyavska at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz. The young pianist also receives a scholarship from the International Academy of Music in Liechtenstein, and regularly participates in the intensive music weeks and other activities held there. He is a scholarship holder of the Vere Music Fund. Dmytro has also received masterclasses from renowned musicians as Arie Vardi, Sergei Babayan, Pavel Gililov, Klaus Hellwig, Grigory Gruzman, Aquiles delle Vigne and Yakov Kasman.