Tatyana Pikayzen, piano
The mastery of Tatyana Pikayzen at the piano has been described as “divine” (Leipziger Zeitung) and “astonishing” (Le Soir). A noted interpreter of Chopin, Liszt, Mozart and Tchaikovsky, she came to international prominence with her success at the Chopin International Competition in Warsaw and, immediately after, with her First Prize from the Chopin Society in Vienna. As a soloist she has appeared on such stages as the Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and Grand Hall in Moscow, the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, Congress Hall in Warsaw, Taipei Grand Concert Hall, Carnegie Hall among countless others with orchestras such as the Moscow Philharmonic, Orchestre Symphonique de Lyon, Ankara President Symphony, Taiwan National Symphony, Warsaw Philharmonic, performing for such dignitaries as Soviet Premier Gorbachev in the Kremlin and Turkish President Demirel at the Presidential Palace.
Tatyana was a student of the legendary Lev Oborin and Tatyana Nikolayeva at the Moscow Conservatory, where she received her BM, MM and Doctorate. She has recorded the complete Chopin Ballades on the “Artsmusica” label, in addition to an album of all-Liszt works, as well as all of the Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms violin-piano sonatas.