• Beatrice Rana
  • Beatrice Rana
Cal Performances at Home: Spring Season. Original, full-length performances streamed direct to your home screen.

“Her startling technique remains among the most faultless of young pianists today, and it was displayed, in this recital, in some dazzling repertoire.”
The Washington Post


Beatrice Rana, piano

BACH French Suite No. 2 in C minor, BWV 813
DEBUSSY Études, Book 1 (selections)
CHOPIN Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20
Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 31
Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp minor, Op. 39
Scherzo No. 4 in E major, Op. 54

Italian pianist Beatrice Rana has been captivating listeners worldwide with electrifying performances that marry exhilarating power and precision with a startling sensitivity to the poetry underlying a musical score. Rana’s solo recital debut at Carnegie Hall last season left audiences rapt, and the New York Times’ chief classical music critic wrote that her Chopin “set a new standard for me,” adding “she made the pieces sound as poetic and colorful as anything [the composer] ever wrote.”

Here, Rana’s recital program includes Chopin’s four diabolical and lyrical scherzos, which completely upended the genre; Bach’s French Suite No. 2 in C minor; and selections from the first book of Debussy’s fiendishly difficult Études.

The Cal Performances at Home Spring 2021 season is dedicated to Gail and Dan Rubinfeld, leading supporters of Cal Performances and the well-being of our artists for almost 30 years.

Premiere Watch Party

Thu, May 13, 2021
7pm PDT
Available on demand through June 12, 2021

Beatrice Rana, piano

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Program Notes

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Premiere Watch Party

Thu, May 13, 2021
7pm PDT
Available on demand through June 12, 2021

Beatrice Rana, piano

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