Daria Tudor was born on the 25th of July 1997 in Ploieşti, Romania. She started playing the piano in her hometown at the age of 4 with Anca Florentina Borcea. From 2004 to 2014 she studied with professors Şerban-Dimitrie Soreanu from the National University of Music Bucharest and Adriana Bocăneanu from the National College “Dinu Lipatti” – Bucharest. In February 2015 she was accepted at Universität der Künste Berlin with Professor Pascal Devoyon and Rikako Murata. Since October 2018, Daia has been studying with Professor Björn Lehmann at UdK Berlin.
In May 2015, Daira started working at the Universität der Künste Berlin as a Docent for Lied accompaniment in contemporary Lied classes with Professor Axel Bauni and Eric Schneider. As a Lied accompaniator she took part in festivals in Finland and Germany: Kissinger Sommer – June 2017, Mozartfest Würzburg – June 2016, Crescendo Festival Berlin – May 2016, 2017.
She took part in the first edition of the Festival L’esprit de joie (Radialsystem Berlin – April 2017) with Professor Eric Schneider, with whom she played O. Messiaen – Vision de l’Amen for two pianos. In 2017 she began working as an official accompanist at Rutesheim Cello Academy, Germany.
She has had masterclasses with: Maria João Pires (Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, Belgia – March 2013), Pavel Gililov, Boris Petrushansky, Grigory Gruzman, Michel Beroff, Andrei Gavrilov, Cristian Beldi, and Hakon Astubo.
Daria is member of Trio Sternin (together with violinist Georgeta Iordache and cellist Andrei Ioniţă), Duo Presto (together with violinist Mao Konishi) and Trio Pyxis (violinist Mao Konishi and cellist Haruma Sato).
Her first concert with orchestra took place at the age of only 9 with the Romanian National Radio Chamber Orchestra in Mihail Jora Hall of the Romanian Radio Broadcasting Company.
Daira has won important prizes at international and national competitions: Aug. 2016 – Valsesia Musica Piano Competition – Special Prize ‘Giovani Turcotti’; May 2016 – the 2nd Prize at the Debut at the Berlin Philharmonic Hall International Piano Competition; Apr. 2015 – the XVIII edition of the International Piano Competition in Montrond les Bains – France, “Grand Prix” section – 1st Prize; Feb. 2015 – the XII edition of the International Piano Competition “Citta di Padova” – “Soloists with Orchestra” section – 1st Prize; 2005 – Antonino Miserendino European Competition – the 1st Prize (Palermo); 2004 – Jeunesses Musicales International Piano Competition- 1st Prize (Bucharest).