Daria Kameneva was born in Moscow,
Russia. She started her piano studies at the age of five. At six she entered the Music School № 1 of Reutov. While still a student, she won several youth competitions and was consequently accepted to
study at the Moscow Music College with Natalia Suslova. In 2006 she joined the class of Stanislav Igolinsky at Tchaikovsky Conservatory Moscow. Gradually she began to play concerts in Moscow and
Russia; she appears today regularly in solo and chamber performances. Daria Kameneva is
laureate of the Vladimir Spivakov Foundation and a scholarship recipient of the “New Names” Foundation, Cultural Foundation and a scholarship by the President of Russia.
Internationally Daria began to make herself known by winning high awards in competitions. 2008 she won 2nd prize and the Chamber Music Prize at the 4th International Piano Competition in Almaty (Kazakhstan) and in 2010 she was selected by Tchaikovsky Conservatory to represent Russia in the Kyoto International Music Festival in Japan. Her biggest success so far was 2011 the 1st prize at the European Piano Competition in France, which led eventually to the production of CD. In 2012 the German recording label Acousence released her disc of compositions by Brahms.
In 2014 she took second prize in the 2nd International Chopin Competition in Canberra (Australia) and in the 10th Chopin Golden Ring International Competition in Slovenia.
Daria’s repertoire includes works ranging from Bach until music of the 21st century, including solo works as well as a great range of chamber music and concertos with orchestra. Daria Kameneva constantly has recitals in the important halls of Moscow like the Bolshoi, Rachmaninoff and Maliy Halls of Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Moscow International Performing Arts Center and other cities and countries: so far she performed solo and chamber music programs in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Republic of Belarus, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine.
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"...The talented pianist shows remarkable qualities of a musician and artist. Her performance combines scale and subtlety, meaningfulness and passion..."
Honoured Artist of Russia, professor of Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow
"... Strong fingers carved out the lines of the Fantasy (Bach, Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue d minor BWV 903). Very good fugue, meticulously organized, powerful and convincing. She is a pianist of unusual temperament... Indisputably outstanding performance, I'd like to hear her again... Outstanding pianist and pianism!"
"... She convinced me in all her performances with great professionalism and deep musical insight ..."
"... I dare to predict good prospects for the future of Daria Kameneva. Her playing of Brahms, her sensivity and shaping of forms prove her to be an intelligent musician, who has as base a solid technical substance, which easily enables her to work out colours and figurative ideas..Here and in the other temperate miniatures of her program she shows this unique sound, which to my taste is typical for Brahms' music and gives it its unique flair and atmosphere ..."
"Daria Kameneva, a prizewinner of international piano competitions, is a talented pianist with her serious and dedicated attitude to music. She has excellent virtuoso abilities, temperament and artistry.."
People's Artist of Russia, professor of Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow