Ethella Chupryk - honoured Ukrainian artist, the great pianist of our time. She is the
pianist of extreme romantic emotions and perpetual experience. The basis of her pianism
is Love, which is passing to the audience "from heart to heart". And how marvellous this
romantic love is colouring the music of distance epochs! She was born on 20-th of June 1964 in Ukraine, in a small town Vinogradovo as well
as Bela Bartok. At the age of five, she had her first performance with works of Chopin,
Tchaikovsky, Mozart. Her first teacher untill 19 was Juditha Gergely. After finishing
musical school she took classes by Marianna Valkovska at the music college of Uzhgorod.
Then she studied at the Lviv State Music Academy of M.Lyssenko, class Prof.Maria Krykh. Ethella had master - classes by Moscow Prof. Yevgeni Malinin, Vera Gornostayeva,
Vladimir Viardo and Eteri Anjaparidze. In 1988-1994 she became prize-winner of some
International world - wide Piano Competitions: M. Lyssenko competition (1-st prize)
in Kiev, 1988; S. Rachmaninov competition in Moscow, 1990; F. Liszt competition in
Budapest, 1991; V. Horowitz competition in Kiev, 1994 (Gold Medal and Special Prize
of V. Horowitz); the special stipendiary by R. Wagner - Foundation in Bayreuth, 1998. Since 1994 E.Chupryk is the Professor of Lviv State Music Academy of M. Lyssenko. She recorded 14 Cds of famous composers such as L.van Beethoven, F. Schubert,
F. Chopin, S. Rachmaninov, R. Schumann, F. Liszt, P. Tchaikovsky, W. A. Mozart,
C. Debussy, E. Grieg, D. Scarlatti with recording companies "Lydian","Amadis","Naxos". Ethella plays many concerts, takes part in different festivals, she works together
with conductors: Dzh. Kakhidze, V. Ponkin, F. Glushchenko, A. Kiss, B. Madey,
Z. Salvarovsky, R. Seifried, R. Koenig, S. Blinov, V. Vassylenko, I. Yuziuk, R. Phylypchuk,
V. Palkin, V. Sirenko, V. Ploskina, T. Kuchar, V. Zhadyjko. She played with: Budapest
Festival Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of Bayreuth festival, V. Dudarova Orchestra in
Moscow, National Symphony Orchestra in Kiev, Krakow Symphony Orchestra, National
Symphony Orchestra of Radio and TV in Moscow, Gdansk Symphony Orchestra,
Bratislava Symphony Orchestra, Katowice WOSPR and TV, Chenstokhova Symphony
Orchestra, Odessa Symphony Orchestra, Lviv Symphony Orchestra, Lugansk Symphony
Orchestra, Chernivtsi Symphony Orchestra, B. Kotorovych Chamber Orchestra in Kiev,
Chamber Orchestra of M. Skoryk and A. Mykytka in Lviv, Chamber Orchestra "Virtuozy". The international festivals: Chopin festival, Rachmaninov festival, Liszt festival,
Wagner festival, Hoffmann festival, Lyssenko festival, "American music and Ukrainian
music" festival, "Virtuozy" festival, "Kontrasty" festival, "Talents of Planet" festival,
"Kiev Music Fest". Since 1998 she has been representing the piano culture of Ukraine
in Europe: "We are from Ukraine". Ethella Chupryk is judging at International Piano Competition of M.Lyssenko in Kiev.
In 2003 she played at the International Piano Masters Competition in Monte-Carlo.
In 2005 - at the Inaugurational Concert for the President of Ukraine V. Yushchenko.