Pianist Anthony Ratinov has led a successful career in both solo and chamber music and has participated in and won prizes at many prestigious international competitions, most recently the Second Prize at the 2022 Olga Kern International Piano Competition and the Jury Special Prize at the 2022 Hilton Head International Piano Competition. He is also the recipient of several music scholarships, including the Charles S. Miller Prize, the Yale School of Music Alumni Association Prize, the Evelyn Bonar Storrs Piano Scholarship, and the R. J. R. Cohen Fellowship for Musical Performance Studies.
Anthony 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 and was a student of the school’s founder, Elena Fabianovna Gnesina.
He has performed extensively both in the United States and in Europe 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 also actively performs in summer festivals.
Currently, a Master’s student at the Yale School of Music studying with Professor Boris Berman, Anthony performs regularly in both solo and chamber settings, in addition to frequently giving fundraising and benefit recitals in the New England area throughout the year. 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.