Kissingen Piano Olympics 2020 - Nathalia Milstein
03/10/2020 - 03:30 PM
Nathalia Milstein piano
Johann Sebastian Bach/Franz Liszt: Fantasia and Fugue in g minor, BWV 542
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 23 op. 57 "Appassionata"
Franz Liszt: 4 Valses Oubliées S.215
György Kurtág: 8 piano pieces op. 3
Béla Bartók: 5 pieces for piano "out-of-doors" Sz.81
Born into a family of musicians in 1995, Nathalia Milstein got her first piano lessons from her father, Sergej Milstein, at the age of four. In 2009 she joined his class at the Geneva Conservatoire de Musique and completes her diploma in 2012 with distinction. In 2013 she joins a class by Nelson Goerner at the Geneva University of Music.
She began her international career in 2015 by winning the 1st prize at the International Piano Competition in Dublin and was the first woman to ever win the prize since the inception of the competition. Following that, she performed in renowned concert venues in Europe and North America, such as the National Concert Hall in Dublin, the “Gewandhaus” in Leipzig, the Carnegie Hall in New York and the Wigmore Hall in London.
By now Nathalia has won at multiple competitions: 1st prize at the “Flame” youth competition in Paris, 1st prize with distinction three times in a row at the Geneva Conservatoire de Musique competition (2010-2012). She was awarded the 1st prize in the category “16 and younger” at the Manchester International Concerto Competition For Young Pianists” in 2011, the 2nd prize at the Grand Concours International de Piano in Corbelin in 2013 and 1st prize in the category “Young Pianists” at the Adilia Alieva Piano Competition in Gaillard in 2014. In 2017 she won the prize for “Young soloists” at the Médias Francophones Publics.
Nathalia Milstein has attended master class courses by famous teachers like Elena Ashkenazy, Krzysztof Jablonski, Jean-Marc Luisada, Vladimir Tropp, Mikhail Voskressensky, Jan Wijn, Menahem Pressler and Nelson Goerner. She performs solo recitals and chamber music all over France and the rest of Europe. For several years she has been performing together with her sister, the violinist Maria Milstein. Her debut album with works by Prokofiew and Ravel was released in 2018 at MIRARE. Currently Nathalia Milstein is completing her studies at the Barenborg-Said Academy in Berlin, first under Nelson Goerner and then under Sir András Schiff.
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