The year of 2017 has become a very prosperous one for Anna Geniushene — she received three prizes in a row at the different competitions: Second Prize at Mauro Paolo Monopoli Prize in Italy and First Prize and the Audience Prize within the Sheepdrove Intercollegiate Piano Competition from Newbury, UK. Other significant achievements include the Third Prize, Junior Academy Prize and Chamber Music Prize in 2017 at one of the oldest competitions in the world: the Feruccio Busoni International Piano Competition in Italy.
After becoming a semi-finalist of the Dublin International Piano Competition (May, 2018), Anna had been awarded with the First Prize at the Italian Orbetello International Piano Competition in May 2018.
Her earlier achievements include the Second Prize at the Shostakovich Music Competition (1998), the Grand Prix at the Blüetner International Piano Competition in Kaliningrad (2006), First Prize at the Shedrin Music Competition (First prize, Moscow, 2007), First Prize at “Musika be sienu” International Piano Competition (Lithuania, 2009), First Prize at the Romantic Music Festival for Young Musicians, (Moscow, 2010), Second Prize at the “Citta di Padova” Piano Competition (Italy, 2012) and the First Prize at the Maria Yudina International Music Competition (St.Petersburg, Russia, 2015).
Anna is delighted to have been featured several times in the “A Talented Youth; The Future of Russia” encyclopedia in 2010. As an elected representative of the Moscow State Conservatory, Ana took part in the Kyoto International Music Students Festival in Japan in 2014. In the autumn of 2015 Anna became a soloist at the St Petersburg House of Music, having received an invitation to play in several concerts throughout Russia.