The pianist comes from a famous dynasty of Russian writers, theater directors, dramaturges and artists, who since the end of the 19th century. have helped shape the development of art in Russia.

After graduating with honors from the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, master class with Leon Fleischer and Léon Mounier in Paris, she launched her international career with solo and chamber music concerts in Belgium, Italy, Greece, Switzerland, Spain, Egypt, Luxembourg, Madagascar and the United States. She has worked with artists such as Aleksander Markov, Julia Fischer and Franck-Mikael Erben, Ingolf Turban, Young Chang Cho, Aleksander Trostiansky, Sacha Rojdestvensky, Valery Oistrakh, Jane Peters, Viorica Cortez, Irina Medvedeva, Clara Cernat, Magali Mosnier and Svetlin Roussew.

For Radio-France, Südwestrundfunk, Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk and for the Mozart Society she recorded the complete works for piano and violin by Ottorino Respighi with violinist Ingolf Turban (label Claves/Switzerland). For the Leipzig International Mendelssohn Foundation in coproduction with MDR she realized the recording of all Mendelssohn symphonies and overtures in the composer’s transcription for piano four hands, violin and cello. She participated in the production of “La Grande Russie” with the Choeur Accentus. In 2011, she received the Dr. Watanabe full scholarship from the Mendelssohn House. In 2012 she recorded piano works by F. Mendelssohn and R. Schumann on the historic Steinway from1905 in Leipzig.

In 2015, she and countertenor Alexis Vassiliev were awarded the Orphée d’Or of the Académie du disque lyrique for the CD “Tchaikovsky’s Secret” (Calliope label).

In Germany, she has performed on many major stages, including the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, and has worked with orchestras such as the Mainz Chamber Orchestra and the Braunschweig State Orchestra.

Interested in the richness of tango music, she played tango with the band Serena, exploring the Argentine tango repertoire and more modern compositions, such as those of Astor Piazzola.

She has been repeatedly invited by artists such as Anne-Sophie Mutter, Maxim Vengerov and the clarinettist Florent Héau to participate in master classes.

Since September 2019, she holds a professorship in piano at the Geneva Conservatory.

Katya Nemirovitch-Dantchenko