Ukraine's pianist Nadiya Shpachenko wins Grammy award

Source : 112 Ukraine

The artist got her prize in the Best Classical Compendium category
12:55, 27 January 2020

Nadiya Shpachenko
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Los Angeles hosted the 62nd Grammy awards ceremony, reports the official website of the prize.

Ukrainian pianist Nadiya Shpachenko is among the laureates. She claimed her figurine as the triumphant in the Best Classical Compendium category. She was nominated in another category, too.

That evening also witnessed Billie Eilish's tremendous success; the 18-year-old singer won in all the key nominations. She claimed victory in Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best New Artist and Best Pop Vocal Album.

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Nadiya Shpachenko is a music professor at California's Polycentric University in Pomona (USA). In the U.S., she is famous as a lively contributor and performer of modern music. The artist uses a common piano but also employs toy instruments, harpsichord, and percussion.  

According to the University News Center of California's Polycentric University, "Shpachenko, a two-time Grammy-nominated pianist, said she often feels attuned to the spaces where she performs, drawn to the ornamentation, history, light, and sound of a concert hall".

Related: Ukraine's pianist nominated for Grammy 2020

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