Olga Ermakova was born on 21 July 1993. The Russian pianist studied at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory in the class of Prof. Pavel Nersessian.
She has won prizes at various international competitions, including the New Names Music Competition in Moscow (2002), the Classic Heritage International Competition in Moscow (2003), the Merzlyakovka Music Festival in Moscow (2004, 2008), the International Young Pianists Competition in Moscow (2005), the International Piano Competition Osijek in Croatia (2007), the European Competition Città di Moncalieri in Italy (2010), the Beethoven Chamber Music Festival Competition in Moscow (2011) and the International Piano Competition La Valetta in Malta (2015).
Olga has participated in the Mozart Festival in Istanbul and the International Program for Young Artists New York – Hanover – Moscow and has performed regularly in various concert halls in Russia, Germany, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey. Her participation in other festivals such as the Varna Summer International Music Festival and various master classes with Prof. Dmitri Bashkirov and Prof. Tokahiro Hoshino, among others, gave the young pianist further musical impulses.
In 2008 Olga Ermakova received a scholarship from the President of the Russian Performing Arts Foundation and the Russian Culture and Cinema Agency.
Olga is currently studying at the Hochschule für Musik (FHNW) in Basel in the class of Prof. Claudio Martinez Mehner.
The board of trustees of the Rahn Kulturfonds meets twice a year and will consider all fully completed applications received.
Next board meetings:
May 23, 2019
October 28, 2019
The Rahn Kulturfonds supports requests regarding a contribution to the performance fees if:
- it is a project with or by Rahn Kulturfonds prize winners.
- it is a project with Rahn Kulturfonds scholarship holders.
The Rahn Kulturfonds supports its prize winners and scholarship holders during four years after receiving the award.
For the meeting on May 23, 2019, please hand in your complete application no later than April 30, 2019 by email or by filling out the following form.
Scholarship holder Rahn Kulturfonds (2018)
Alle Künstler, Preisträger und Stipendiate, seit 1976.