Artist Information: Zlata Chochieva
At the age of five, Zlata made her first stage appearance and made her debut with an orchestra. In 1997, as a 12-year-old, she gave a full recital at Rachmaninov Hall of Moscow Conservatory that was broadcast on Russian television.
Over the years Zlata has acquired many international competition prizes, in Poland, Denmark, Germany, Spain, Italy and Brazil ( where she was also declared Best Performer of Chopin and Audience Favorite).Her CD of Rachmaninoff's Variations on a Theme of Chopin and Sonata No. 1, drew outstanding reviews, while her Chopin Complete Etudes disc was nominated for the German Record Critics' Award, selected as an Editor's Choice in Gramophone, and listed among Gramophone's 50 greatest Chopin recordings.