- Ivana Švarc-Grenda
Ivana Švarc-Grenda (born in
Zagreb, 1970) is a Croatian pianist.
Švarc-Grenda at 12 with the Orchestra of the Croatian Music Society. She later was trained at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, the Academy of the Arts in Berlin and Salzburg's
Mozarteum, settling in Germany.
In the 90s she centered on
Fryderyk Chopin's music; she was prized at the Chopin competitions in Baltimore and New York, and took part at the XIII Chopin Competition in Warszaw, where she reached the 2nd round. She has performed internationally.
* [http://www.ddg.art.pl/chopin/round-2.html 1995 Chopin Competition]
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