Elisabeth Leonskaja
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1945-11-23
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Elisabeth Leonskaja

Elisabeth Leonskaja Biography (Wikipedia)

Elisabeth Leonskaja (born November 23, 1945) (In Russian: Елизавета Ильинична Леонская) is a Soviet and Austrian pianist. She was born to a family of Jewish and Polish extraction living in Tbilisi, then the capital of the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic.

When Leonskaja was six and a half, her parents were able to buy her her first upright piano. At 7, she passed the entrance to one of Tbilisi's sixty music schools.[citation needed] At 11, she gave her orchestral debut with Beethoven's Piano Concerto in C Major (Op. 15), at 13 her first solo recital. At 14, she began an intense four-year period of study at the secondary school with a new piano teacher from Kiev, influenced by the Russian school of piano. In 1964, Elisabeth Leonskaja won the Enesco International Piano Competition in Bucharest. The judges included the composer and conductor Aram Khachaturian and the pianist Arthur Rubinstein.

In 1964, Leonskaja began studies in the Moscow Conservatory. During her conservatory years she won prizes in the Enescu, Marguerite Long–Jacques Thibaud and Queen Elizabeth international piano competitions in Bucharest, Paris and Brussels.[citation needed]

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Past BBC Events

BBC SSO 2018-19 Season: Leonskaja Plays Brahms
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Glasgow City Halls
2019-05-17T00:52:01
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17
May
2019
BBC SSO 2018-19 Season: Leonskaja Plays Brahms

BBC SSO 2018-19 Season: Leonskaja Plays Brahms

Glasgow City Halls
BBC SSO 2018-19 Season: Afternoon Performance: Elgar Symphony No.1
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Glasgow City Halls
2019-05-16T00:52:01
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16
May
2019
BBC SSO 2018-19 Season: Afternoon Performance: Elgar Symphony No.1

BBC SSO 2018-19 Season: Afternoon Performance: Elgar Symphony No.1

Glasgow City Halls
Proms 2015: Proms Chamber Music 7: Shostakovich Quintet
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Cadogan Hall
2015-08-31T00:52:01
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31
Aug
2015
Proms 2015: Proms Chamber Music 7: Shostakovich Quintet

Proms 2015: Proms Chamber Music 7: Shostakovich Quintet

Cadogan Hall
Proms 2015: Prom 45: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Charles Dutoit
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Royal Albert Hall
2015-08-19T00:52:01
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19
Aug
2015
Proms 2015: Prom 45: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Charles Dutoit

Proms 2015: Prom 45: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Charles Dutoit

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1987: Prom 09
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Royal Albert Hall
1987-07-24T00:52:01
24
Jul
1987

Proms 1987: Prom 09

Royal Albert Hall

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