BM, MM, PhD, Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory, St.
Piano studies with S. Savshinsky; musicology of performance
studies with Lev Barenboim. Concertized extensively in recital and on radio and
television in the Soviet Union. Proponent of modern music, including premieres
in Russia of music by Copland, Schnitcke, Shchedrin, Slonimsky,
Tishchenko, and Ustvolskaya. Four historic concert series in Leningrad (20
recital programs) embracing the music of three centuries. Performances and
master classes in England, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, India, Taiwan, the
Philippines, Hong Kong, and the United States. Festivals: Batiquitos Music
Festival and Taos Ski Valley Music Festival (United States); Bolzano Music
Festival and Meranofest (Italy); Moulin d'Ande, Centre Culturel et
Artistique, and Scola Cantorum (France); Puigcerda Festival (Spain).
Soloist with Leningrad Philharmonic, Baltimore Symphony, and Scottish
National Symphony. Recordings: Chandos. Publications: Beethoven's Notation for Performance, numerous research articles in field of
performance, and 18 Piano Collections (contemporary
piano music). Former faculty, Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory. Faculty,
Manhattan School of Music, since 1984. Piano faculty, Mannes College The
New School for Music, since 1977.
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