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With her consistently striking and dynamic performances, pianist Natasha Paremski reveals astounding virtuosity and voracious interpretive abilities. She continues to generate excitement from all corners as she wins over audiences with her musical sensibility and flawless technique.
Natasha began her piano studies at the age of 4 with Nina Malikova at Moscow’s Andreyev School of Music. She then studied at San Francisco Conservatory of Music before moving to New York to study with Pavlina Dokovska at Mannes College of Music, from which she graduated in 2007. Natasha made her professional debut at age nine with the El Camino Youth Symphony in California. At the age of fifteen she debuted with Los Angeles Philharmonic and recorded two discs with Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra under Dmitry Yablonsky, the first featuring Anton Rubinstein’s Piano Concerto No. 4 coupled with Rachmaninoff’s Paganini Rhapsody and the second featuring all of Chopin’s shorter works for piano and orchestra.
Born in Moscow, Natasha moved to the United-States at the age of 8 and became a US citizen shortly thereafter. She is now based in New York.
TICKETS: Tickets available online at corvallispiano.org or locally at Grass Roots Books and Music or Rice's Pharmacy.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
2007 Prix Montblanc
2006 Gilmore Young Artist Prize
She roared through the thickets of notes in the outer movements (including the leonine cadenzas) as if their formidable technical difficulties didn’t exist, her fingers a blur, yet articulating rhythms and spinning long lyrical lines with deep idiomatic feeling.
3 Mazurkas, Op. 63
Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 54
Variations on a theme by Paganini (Books 1 and 2)
Chaconne in G Major HWV:435
Pictures at an Exhibition