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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Dmitry Shostakovich
Piano Quintet
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Piano Quintet
Franz Schubert
Sehnsucht (Nostalgia)
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Sehnsucht (Nostalgia)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Piano Quintet (3rd mvt)
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Piano Quintet (3rd mvt)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata No. 31 in A flat major, Op.110
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Sonata No. 31 in A flat major, Op.110
Franz Schubert
Lied eines Schiffers an die Dioskuren, D 360
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Lied eines Schiffers an die Dioskuren, D 360
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata no. 32 in C minor, Op.111
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Sonata no. 32 in C minor, Op.111
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Sonata in C major, K545 arr Grieg (1st mvt)
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Piano Sonata in C major, K545 arr Grieg (1st mvt)
Franz Schubert
Piano Quintet in A major (D.667), "Trout"
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Piano Quintet in A major (D.667), "Trout"
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Concerto No.5, 'Emperor'
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Piano Concerto No.5, 'Emperor'
Franz Schubert
Impromptu in B flat major, D 935 No 3
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Impromptu in B flat major, D 935 No 3
Franz Schubert
Impromptu in C minor, D 899 No 1
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Impromptu in C minor, D 899 No 1
Franz Schubert
Impromptu in E flat major, D 899 No 2
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Impromptu in E flat major, D 899 No 2
Dmitry Shostakovich
Piano Concerto No 2
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Piano Concerto No 2
Franz Schubert
Piano Quintet in A major D.667, "Trout"
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Piano Quintet in A major D.667, "Trout"
Franz Schubert
Impromptu in G flat major, D 899 No 3
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Impromptu in G flat major, D 899 No 3
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sonata in C major K. 575 'Sonata facile'
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Sonata in C major K. 575 'Sonata facile'
Frédéric Chopin
3 Nocturnes, Op 15, No 2 in F sharp major
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3 Nocturnes, Op 15, No 2 in F sharp major
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Grand Sonata in G major, Op 37
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Grand Sonata in G major, Op 37
Dmitry Shostakovich
Piano Sonata No 2 in B minor, Op 61
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Piano Sonata No 2 in B minor, Op 61
Frédéric Chopin
Polonaise in C sharp minor, Op 26 No 1
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Polonaise in C sharp minor, Op 26 No 1
Franz Schubert & Elisabeth Leonskaja
Piano Sonata in A minor, D 784
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Piano Sonata in A minor, D 784
Frédéric Chopin
Nocturne Op 27 No 2
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Nocturne Op 27 No 2
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No 22 in E Flat K482
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Piano Concerto No 22 in E Flat K482
Antonín Dvořák
Piano Quintet in A Op.81 - Scherzo (Furiant)
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Piano Quintet in A Op.81 - Scherzo (Furiant)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Piano Quintet in G Minor Op.57
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Piano Quintet in G Minor Op.57
Claude Debussy
Feux d'Artifice (Preludes book 2)
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Feux d'Artifice (Preludes book 2)
Elisabeth Leonskaja
Nocturne Op 9 No 2
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Nocturne Op 9 No 2
Elisabeth Leonskaja
Piano Quintet in G minor Op. 57 - Movt 1: Prelude
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Piano Quintet in G minor Op. 57 - Movt 1: Prelude
Elisabeth Leonskaja
Piano Sonata, Op 1
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Piano Sonata, Op 1
Frédéric Chopin
Nocturne in E flat major, Op 55 No 2 arr Heifetz
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Nocturne in E flat major, Op 55 No 2 arr Heifetz
Elisabeth Leonskaja
Piano Sonata in D minor, Op 31 No 2 (Tempest)
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Piano Sonata in D minor, Op 31 No 2 (Tempest)
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BBC SSO 2018-19 Season: Leonskaja Plays Brahms
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BBC SSO 2018-19 Season: Afternoon Performance: Elgar Symphony No.1
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Glasgow City Halls
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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
2015-08-31T10:30:26
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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
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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
1987-07-24T10:30:26
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1987

Proms 1987: Prom 09

Royal Albert Hall

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