July 6, 1989
Born in Kharkov. She graduated from the Central Music School studying with Prof. Valery Pyasetsky and the Moscow Conservatory studying with Prof. Eliso Virsaladze (2012). She is currently studying at the Royal College of Music in London under Prof. Dina Parakhina. In 2007 she was a prize winner in the 2nd Busoni International Piano Competition in Bolzano (Italy). In 2011 she participated in the XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. In 2013 she took second prize and three special prizes in the Paderewski International Piano Competition in Bydgoszcz (Poland). In 2014 she placed third in the BNDES International Piano Competition in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). She has participated in the French festival La Roque d' Antheron, the Chopin Festival in Poland and others. Her disc of pieces by Chopin and Liszt recorded in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory was released on the American recording company Delos.
Which people would you invite as guests to your dream dinner party?
I'd love to go instead of Saliery to have a dinner with Mozart! I melt when I think about his music!
What is your favorite meal?
Do you have a favorite motto or proverb that you live your life by?
Another's envy is the highest form of compliment.
Which person or people inspire you the most?
If you were 80 years old, what advice would you give to young people today?
To take care of their health and ignore the people who state their opinion as being the only possible truth.
What would you like people to say about you?
Something they think is truth. So I'd easily learn a lot about people themselves.
How do you overcome the stage fright? / What is your ritual before going on stage?
Thank God, the stage fright is my ally.
When you perform... who are you playing for?
I play to bring harmony into the universe.
What job would you least like to do?
Waiter in a bar. Especially a Russian bar!
You are on a desert island and can bring only 3 items, what do you bring?
The Russian State Library, piano and unlimited refrigerator.
What is your favorite noise/sound? What is the most annoying noise for you?
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
On a plane.
What is the first thing you think about when you hear the word Tchaikovsky?
What is the first thing you think about when you hear the word competition?