Zala Kravos

Born in Slovenia in July 2002, Zala was initiated into music at the age of three and started with piano lessons at five.

At six, she entered the Conservatory of the City of Luxembourg, where she has gained several diplomas in piano and music theory. This academic year, she studies piano and sight-reading with Jean Muller.

From 2012 to 2016, she studied at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel under the direction of Maria João Pires and she continues this year with Louis Lortie, the new master in residence.

She regularly participates to master classes with internationally renowned pianists.

In 2009 and 2011, she won gold medals at the Luxembourg Competition for Young Soloists. She is also laureate of some international competitions, among which the International Piano Competition of France in 2011, the European Competition for Piano Solo Luxembourg 2014 and the AADGT « Passion of Music 2016 » Competition in Carnegie Hall (New York).

Since the age of six, she has been having dozens of public appearances every year and has already performed in thirteen countries, including China and USA. She has given several solo recitals in Belgium, Luxembourg, Slovenia, and China. She has also performed a dozen times with orchestras.

In 2013, she recorded an impromptu by Schubert and another by Chopin for the jubilee CD marking the 150 years of the UGDA music education association in Luxembourg.