F. Chopin Prelude c sharp minor
A. Scriabin Etude g sharp minor op. 8 no 9
F. Chopin Polonaise f sharp minor op. 44
R. Schumann Kreisleriana op. 16 (excerpts)
F. Chopin Etude b minor op. 25 no 11
Joanna Sochacka has already been a very successful performing artist. She took part in many festivals and played in renowned concert halls in Poland and abroad, including Carnegie Hall in New York, Royal Albert Hall in London, Sala cu’Orga in Moldova, Liszt Concert Hall in
Raiding, Forum Mare Nostrum in Benidorm, Concert Hall in Dartington, National Philharmonic in Warsaw, National Forum of Music in Wroclaw, Philharmonic Hall in Lodz, Philharmonic Hall in Kielce, Philharmonic Hall in Cracow, Villa Atma in Zakopane, Frederic Chopin Museum at Tamka in Warsaw.
She already played in such countries as Israel, France, Austria, USA, Moldova, Estonia, Italy, Spain, England, Czech Republic and Germany.
She has been awarded grants by many scholarship foundations, from 2008 to 2012 she was
supported by the Polish National Fund for Talented Children. She received several ,,Sapere auso” prizes for talented musicians (2009, 2010, 2011, 2016), Dartington Trust Scholarship (2007, 2013), scholarship from Institute of Adam Mickiewicz (2010).
She is a laureate of many international and national piano competitions, including the IV International Piano Competition ,,Ischia’’ in Naples, Italy (II prize), Golden Classical Music Awards in New York (II prize), International Chopin Piano Competition in Szafarnia (III prize), Grand Prize Virtuoso London (I prize), the Emma Altberg Competition in Lodz (I prize), the International Chopin Competition in Narva, Estonia (distinction and special prize), the International Moritz Moszkowski Piano Competition in Kielce (II prize), the International Juliusz Zarębski Competition in Warsaw (II prize), the Halina Czerny-Stefańska Chopin Piano Competiton in Cracow (I prize) and the International Piano Competition in Castellana Grotte, Italy (I prize), Academy Concerto Competition in Cracow (I prize and debut with Cracow Philharmonic Orchestra).
She finished studies with Andrzej Pikul in Cracow Music Academy (diploma with distinction), took part in many masterclasses and honed her skills under many outstanding teachers, including Dmitrij Bashkirov, Dina Yoffe, Anna Malikova, Tatiana Zelikman, Ronan O’Hora, Victor Derevianko, Daniel Blumenthal, Lilja Zilberstein, Aquiles delle Vigne, Janusz Olejniczak, Akiko Ebi, Paul Badura-Skoda, Victor Derevianko, Tamas Ungar, Joaquín Soriano, Ralf Nattkemper, Andrzej Jasinski, Piotr Paleczny, Stanisław Tichonow, Uta Wayand, Waldemar Wojtal, Vida Vujic, Martino Tirimo, Konstanze Eickhorst and Tamara Stefanovich, Carlos Cebro, Elza Kolodin.