"the young virtuoso is playing so, that one is reminded
of the geniality of Keith Jarreth"

"The young pianist is at the same time confident,emotionally free and on the time intellectually concentrated on stage.This harmonic union is a warrant for success."(Musical Review Moscow)

Daria Tshaikovskaya was born in Moscow. Coming from a musical family, she started playing piano at the age of six and enrolled in the Gnessin-Music-College for gifted children the following year.

In 1993 Daria made her debut concert with orchestra and enrolled in the Conservatory of Lubeck, Germany as a young student. In the same year she won the German Youth Musicians Competition, repeating the success in 1996 and 1999 in both junior and senior categories.

In 1996 Daria won the 1st prize at the Int. Steinway Competition in Hamburg.
1998 she became a student of Professor Wladimir Krajnew at the Conservatory of Hannover.

Throughout her career Daria has performed as soloist as well as a chamber music partner around Europe, Asia and Scandinavia at festivals such as Sakharov-Festival-Nijni Novgorod in Russia, Schleswig-Holstein-Festival in Germany, Cinema-Russe-Festival de Cannes in France, Kissinger Klavierolympiade, Kissinger Sommer, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Internationale Musikfesttage Koblenz in Germany, Music Festival of Pitea in Sweden, Grieg Festival Troldhaugen in Norway and others and the honour to perform on famous concert stages as the Glasunow Hall in St.Petersburg, the Rachmaninow Hall in Moscow, Laeizhalle Hamburg, Tonhalle Duesseldorf and the Philharmonies of Moscow and Cologne. She performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras such as Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra ( under Mariss Janssons),Mariinsky-Thetre-Orchestra, "Novaya Rossiya"-Orchestra (with Yuri Bashmet as conductor), Nizhny Novgorod Philharmonic Orchestra, Jaroslavl Philharmonic Orchestra,Ural Philharmonic Orchestra, Young Pilharmonic Orchestra of Cologne, Wladimir Philharmonic Orchestra, Tatarstan Philharmonic Orchestra, Moscow State Philharmonic Orchestra under Mariss Jansons and others.

She has attended master classes with world renowned musicians such as Dmitri Bashkirov,Vitaly Margulis, Lev Naumov, Jiri Hlinka, Igor Blagodatov and Claude Frank.

In 1999 Daria enrolled in the Conservatory of Cologne, as a student of Professor Arbo Valdma. 2003 she was awarded 2nd prize in the Int. Piano Competition of Gorizia, Italy.

Daria graduated with a diploma from the Accademia Pianistica Imola, Italy (class of Prof. Boris Petrushansky) and also graduated with a diploma from the Conservatory of Cologne (class of Prof. Arbo Valdma.

In 2005 she won 1st prize in the Int. Vincenzo Bellini Piano Competition of Caltanissetta, Italy and was to be heard as a soloist accompanying the Young Philharmony of Cologne on a Germany-wide tour.

Daria has completed her master degree at the Conservatory of Cologne, class of Prof. Pavel Gililov.

Daria Tschaikowskaja is giving masterclasses and working as a jury member in piano competitions around Europe.Her Debut-CD (Works of S.Rachmaninoff) was released 2016 by VERAPHON.