In September 2015 Anastasia Rizikov won again !!! This time she won XXIXth Ettore Pozzoli International Piano Competition in Seregno, Italy. On top of the 1st Prize, she received “Special Prize to the youngest semi-finalist”, “Special Prize to the best performance of the Pozzoli studies”, and “Special Audience Price to the finalist chosen by the public during the final”.
Anastasia Rizikov just had won a First Prize at The Jaén International Piano Competition (Jaén, Spain) !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The first Canadian winner in the competition's history and one of the youngest contestants!
In honour of Glenn Gould's 80th Anniversary Year and his Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, The Glenn Gould Foundation has provided a C1X Yamaha baby grand piano to the outstanding young pianist Anastasia Rizikov. Ms. Rizikov has the piano on an indefinite loan-basis to aid in her artistic and career development. The Glenn Gould Foundation would like to thank Yamaha Music Canada Ltd. for its tremendous generosity in helping to make this piano-loan possible.