Maria Daniela Navarro Mora

Costa Rica
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About This Project

Maria Daniela Navarro Mora

Costa Rica

23 y.o.



  • Academy of music «Hiller» (2001-2004)
  • Pre-University music education programme of the Costa Rican National University and the Higher Institute of Arts (2003-2009)
  • Central Music School of Moscow State P. I Tchaikovsky Conservatoire. (2009-2015)
  • Moscow State P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatoire (2015-present)
  • Professors:  Sabina Hiller, Alexandr Sklyutovsky, Tamara Skyutovskaya, Ludmila Meltzer, Anatoly Ryabov, Darya Ryabova, Irina Monastyrsckaya, Galina Shirinskaya, Irina Kirillova, Irina Plotnikova.



  • «Interlochen Juniors Honor Recital International Piano Competition», 2006, Michigan, USA, 1st prize
  • «Valentino Bucchi International Piano Competition “The Piano Music for Children from 20 and 21 Centuries», 2006, Rome, Italy, 1st prize and a special award as the youngest winner
  • «International Competition of Slavic Music for the Piano Stanisław Moniuszko», 2008, Paris, France, 1st prize and Grand-Prix
  • «Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition», 2009, New York, USA, 1st prize
  • «Chopin Golden Ring International Piano Competition for Young Pianists», 2010, Bled, Slovenia, 1st prize and Grand-Prix
  • «American Protégé International Competition of Romantic Music», 2010, New York, USA, 1st prize
  • «Jeunesse International Piano Competition», 2013, Romania, 3rd prize
  • «A Step Towards Mastery», 2013, Saint Petersburg, 3rd prize
  • International Piano competition in memoriam of Vera Lotar-Shevchenko, 2014, Ekaterinburg, 1st prize


Concerts & Venues (2006-2018)

  • New York: The Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
  • Moscow: Conservatoire: The Grand Concert Hall, The Small Concert Hall, Myaskovsky Concert Hall, Rachmaninov Concert Hall; Moscow State Academic Philharmonic: Tchaikovsky Concert Hall; Pavel Slobodkin’s  Theatrical and Concert Center Hall; International House of Music: The Chamber Hall; Central Music School of  P. I Tchaikovsky Conservatory: The Grand Hall, The Small Hall; Russian National Museum of Music, Na Kyslovke Concert hall, Museum B. Goldenweiser, Museum N.S. Golovanov
  • Kaunas: State Philharmonic, Grand Hall.
  • St. Petersburg:  Academic Philharmonic “D.D. Shostakovich”: The Grand Hall, The Small Hall o
  • Paris: Salle Cortot
  • Costa Rica: National Theatre, Music Theatre «Melico Salazar», Eugene O’Neill Theatre, Golden Hall, Presidential House, Costa Rica, Concert Hall of the Ministry of culture
  • Interlochen (MI): Corson Auditorium
  • Sugden (FL) Community Theatre
  • Tour of Winners of the International Competition Vera Lotar-Shevchenko in France: Lyon, Nancy, Strasbourg, and Paris


Performances with orchestra

  • National Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica, 2006, conductor Chosei Komatsu
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra of the Pavel Slobodkin’s Center, 2012, conductor Ilya Gaysin
  • Academic Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg Philhamonia, 2013, conductor Anatoly Rybalko
  • Moscow state Symphony Orchestra for Children and Youth of the Department of Culture, 2015, conductor D. Orlov
  • Central Symphony Military Orchestra of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, 2015, conductor Aleksey Bogorad
  • The Fifth Avenue Chamber Orchestra, USA, 2017, conductor William Noll
  • Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra, Lithuania, 2018, conductor Martynas Staškus



  • International festival «Moscow meets friends» of Vladimir Spivakov´s Foundation, 2010
  • «Costa Rica Piano Festival», 2017
  • «Art Naples World Festival», USA, 2017


Envisaged programme


First round

L. van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 18 in E flat major Op. 31 No. 3   

F. Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 5  in E minor, S. 244/5 , “Héroide élégiaque”


Second round

W.A. Mozart: Adagio in B minor, K. 540

M. Ravel: Sonatine pour le piano

R. Schumann: Humoreske in B-flat major, Op. 20



A.  Scriabin: Mazurkas for Piano, Op. 3: No. 1 in B minor & No. 2 in F sharp minor

S. Prokofiev: Piano Sonata no. 5 in C major,  Op. 135 (revised)

F. Schubert: Impromptus Op. 90



L. van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37