PIANO – Elizaveta Ivanova (University of Music and Drama Hamburg) 6.-9.04.2017

Elizaveta Ivanova was born in Moscow into a musical family. She started to play the piano at the age of four at Yakov Flier Music School in Moscow with N. Dolenko. Graduated from Academic Music College of Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory (class of O. Mechetina, Diploma with honor), and Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory in 2011 (Diploma with honor), where she studied with Prof. Sergey Dorensky and his assistants Pavel Nersessian, Andrey Pisarev, and Nikolay Lugansky. In 2012 she moved to Hamburg, where she attended Master degree course in solo performance at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg with Prof. E. Koroliov. She finished her Master studies in June 2013 with the note 1,0 (best possible), consequently being admitted to the Konzertexamen course (Artistic Diploma) (class of Prof. E. Koroliov).

Her extensive concert activity began in 2002, when she became a participant of programs and a scholarship holder of the V. Spivakov International Charity Foundation. Since that time Elizaveta has been performing all over Russia and abroad (in more than 20 countries, among them Austria, Australia, Bulgaria, Canada,  Germany, France, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan). Elizaveta has performed on the stages of famous concert halls, such as: Great, Small and Rakhmaninov halls of Moscow Conservatory, Svetlanov and Chamber halls of Moscow International Performing Arts Centre, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall (Moscow), Great Hall of the Ukrainian State Philharmonic Society (Kyiv), Chamber Music Hall of Berlin Philharmonic, George Weston Recital Hall of the Toronto Centre for the Arts, Salle Cortot (Paris), John Field Room of the National Concert Hall (Dublin), Teatro Ristori (Verona), Small and Great Halls of the Laeiszhalle (Hamburg), and others.

Elizaveta Ivanova is a prize winner of numerous international competitions: 1st prize and two Special Prizes at the“Piano Campus” International Piano Competition (Cergy-Pontoise, France, 2011), 1st Prize and Special Prize at the International Piano Competition “Città di Verona” (Verona, Italy, 2012), 2nd Prize and Special Prize at the “Blüthner “Golden Tone” Award” International Piano Competition (Vienna, Austria, 2013),1st Prize at the “Euregio Piano Award” International Piano competition (Geilenkirchen, Germany, 2015), and, recently, 2nd Prize and Special Prize at the “ClaviCologne” International Piano Competition (Aachen, Germany, 2016). She participated in master classes with many famous musicians, such as Fou T’song, Dmirty Bashkirov, Sergey Babayan, Emmanuel Ax, Andrea Bonatta, and others.

In 2012 she also had the honor to present annual ‘Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award’ in the short movie with piano star Lang Lang.

In 2012 her solo CD was released by ‘Piano Campus’ (France).

She is a soloist of the Saint Petersburg Music House.

Her recent engagements include recitals at the Beethoven Festival in Głogówek, Poland, “Giovanni pianisti in Accademia” Festival at the Teatro Filarmonico in Verona, Italy, Krakow Piano Summer Festival (Poland), “Russian Spring” concert series at the Musikaliska (Stockholm, Sweden), “Blüthner-Zyklus” in Vienna, “Music at Eelswamp” at Pattaya, Thailand, as well as appearances at the Russian Centers for Culture and Science in numerous major cities (Madrid, Praha, Rome, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest, Faro, Tel Aviv), presented by the Music House Saint Petersburg. She also performed with orchestras, such as Sinfonia Baltica in Slupsk, Poland (Mozart Concerto KV467), Orchester’91 (Grieg Concerto a moll), Orchestra Simphonica del Conservatorio di Mantova (Grieg Concerto a moll), Saint Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra (Prokofiev Concerto No.3).

The pianist’s repertoire includes compositions since the English virginal music until contemporaneity.

She is also a successful participant of chamber ensembles and harpsichord player.

 Since 2013 she works as an associate professor at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg.

Besides her musical activities, Elizaveta enjoys traveling, reading, and cooking. She speaks Russian, English, German, and Italian.

Masterclass for piano students and young and/or advanced pianists.

free repertoire; solo and chamber music; preparation for exams and performances

Number of active participants: max. 10



Accommodation for three nights in a double room (breakfast incl.) in the academy villa:

A kitchen for self-catering is provided!

Rehearsal rooms with two grand and three upright pianos!

April, 6

April, 6-9

in total three solo lessons: possibilities to observe other participants’ instructions

April, 9, 6 p.m.

closing concert: concert hall of the academy villa

participants of the masterclass

April, 10

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