Kristina Raczynska is a young pianist and arranger born in Moscow, graduate with distinction of the Conservatorie Royal de Bruxelles, piano student of Prof. Mihail Faerman and Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, student of Prof. Jerzy Sterczyñski where she followed her doctoral studies with Prof. Katarzyna Jankowska – Borzykowska. Ms Raczynska is a main prize winner of several competitions in: Moscow (2012), Warsaw (2016), Berlin (2003), Paris (2013,2015), New York (2016) and Jurmala (2014).
She participated and gave concerts at many international piano festivals: “Festiwal TRZY-CZTE-RY Konteksty. Kontrasty. Konfrontacje.” (2016), “Beirut Chants Festival” - Lebanon (2013), International Festival of Contemporary Music “Warsaw Autumn”- Mala Warszawska Jesien (2016), Festival “MUSIQ3”- Flagey, Brussels (2012&2013), Festival de Musica de Coimbra – Portugal( 2006), Festival des Jeunes Virtuoses- Tunis (2005),“Festiwal Harmonie Starego Miasta” Lublin (2013), 19th L. van Beethoven Easter Festival- public masterclasses with Boris Berman (2015), ''Pianoforte Concerts"- MIM- Brussels (2012), „Les heures romantiques” in Tours (2014), Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme – Aldeburgh, UK (2014) and many others. In 2015 she was chosen to participate in masterclasses with Maria Joao Pires at Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth in Brussels. She performs as a soloist and chamber musician in Europe, USA and Asia in concert halls like: Polish Radio Studio S1 im. W. Lutoslawskiego (2016), Philharmony in Cracow (2015), Flagey(2012,2013), Berliner Philharmony (2003),Moscow Conservatory Rachmaniov Hall (2012), Skriabin House in Moscow (2013) and many others. In 2015 she performed at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall in New York and at University of Rochester Strong Auditorium. Outside of Poland and USA she played in India, Lebanon, Germany, Latvia, Armenia, Tunisia, France, England, Russia, Portugal, France, Holland, Belgium and many others. In 2016 she was working at the Mehli Mehta Music Foundation in Mumbai as a visiting teacher for piano. Her repertoire and performing experience range from the Baroque up to contemporary music, including experimental music and improvisation. Kristina collaborates with multiple accomplished artists like contemporary music oriented soprano - Joanna Freszel, with baritone Lukasz Hajduczenia in a Lied duo and with the Messages Quartet based in Kraków, Shadi Torbey bass-baritone based in Brussels. She participated in piano master classes under Maria Joao Pires, Vera Nossina, Boris Berman, Victor Merzhanow, Tatiana Shebanova, Dina Joffe, Dmitry Bashkirov, Andrzej Jasiñski, Ewa Poblocka, Eugen Indjic, Janusz Olejniczak, Jun Kanno, Imogen Cooper, Mihail Markov.