is a Belarus born concert pianist who has settled in India.
"The Hindu" commented on her performance in celebration of the 200th
anniversary of Frédéric Chopin in Bangalore: "Natallia's
strong yet gentle fingers(...) ebbed pure harmonic waves that tided the hearts
of the listeners with sensitively tempered chords and notes...(She) displayed
a beautiful spectrum of colored pianism with flowing nuanced expressions".
Natallia began her professional piano studies at the tender age of seven with
her music teacher Natallia Cherstvaya for 11 years at the prestigious Belarus
Lyceum of Arts in Minsk. Formed in the famous "Russian School", the
young pianist continued her studies with renown Prof. Yushkevitch who assisted
her as she mastered the difficult steps towards becoming a successful pianist
at the Lunacharsky Conservatory (Belarus State Academy of Music) where she obtained
a Bachelor of Music degree in classical piano. She also holds Artist of Chamber
Ensemble and Concertmaster Diploma.
Around the same time, Natallia began teaching at the Belarus College of Arts
and working as a concertmaster with conductor Prof. B. Pinchuk at the Conservatory.
Following her graduation she continued her career with Music Band of Belarus
Society of Blind, where she as professional pianist performed solo pieces, played
with various ensemble formations, accompanied singers, solo instrumentalists
and other performers in concert programs conducted for underprivileged and differently
abled children. In addition to performing classical music throughout her own
country, Natallia appeared both solo and with various musicians in performances
of jazz music in Europe and Middle East.
Natallia's recital programs are a combination of baroque, classical, romantic
and contemporary works. She has a wide variety of repertoire and styles to choose
from, including classical and jazz music. When asked to name her personal favorites,
she admits of having particular fondness for the composers such as Bach, Rachmaninov
At present, Natallia performs as a soloist and in collaboration with other musicians
at numerous concerts in India, such as Lotus Temple concert - New Delhi on occasion
of European Day, recitals in Kawai Theme Music Institute , Alliance Francaise,
Chowdiah Memorial Hall, UB City Amphitheatre and St. Mark Auditorium -Bangalore,
Goa, Mysore and Amritsar, just to name a few.