Oana Kariotoglou Popescu graduated with Master in Music Performance/Piano and Master in Music Pedagogy/Piano from the Zurich University of the Arts, and Bachelor in Piano Performance from the National University of Music, Bucharest. The soloist and piano pedagogue is now a postgraduate researcher at the University of Leeds.
Oana attended numerous international piano performance workshops and obtained international and national prizes in piano competitions. The pianist who debuted with an orchestra at the age of fifteen is based in Zurich and performs as soloist in Switzerland, Greece, and Romania. The core program of Oana’s recitals includes twentieth century composers with roots in Balkan and Carpathian basin. A highly adaptive piano technique serves Oana’s solo and chamber music repertoire ranging from Scarlatti and Mozart to Xenakis and Ligeti.