Valentina Lisitsa will have her first piano recital in at the Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest, on November 5, 2013.

Lisitsa was born in Ukraine, where she started to play piano at the age of three and performed her first solo recital when she was four. In 1991 she won the first prize in The Murray Dranoff Two Piano Competition together with Alexei Kuznetsoff.

Valentina Lisitsa is also known as “The Youtube Pianist”, the artist’s Youtube channel currently having over 60 million views and more than 90,000 subscribers. She posted her first video on the internet platform YouTube in 2007, a recording of the Etude op. 39/6 by Sergei Rachmaninov.

The artist released this year her latest CD, simply titled Rachmaninov, presenting a fresh interpretation of all four of Sergei Rachmaninov’s Piano Concertos, plus his ever-popular Paganini Rhapsody. Find more about the artist here.

Tickets for this event cost RON 200 and RON 250 and can be purchased from Germanos, Orange, Vodafone and Domo stores, Humanitas and Carturesti bookshops, or online at