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Apekisheva, Katya (piano)
© Jack Liebeck

Katya Apekisheva (piano)

Katya Apekisheva is one of Europe’s foremost pianists, in demand internationally as both a soloist and chamber musician. A finalist and prize-winner at the Leeds Piano Competition and Scottish Piano Competition, Katya has appeared as soloist with many of the world’s leading orchestras including the London Philharmonic, The Philharmonia, the Hallé Orchestra, the Moscow Philharmonic, the Jerusalem Symphony, the English Chamber Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. She has collaborated with such conductors as Sir Simon Rattle, David Shallon, Jan Latham-Koenig and Alexander Lazarev.

As a chamber musician, Katya collaborates with Janine Jansen, Natalie Clein, Maxim Rysanov, Jack Liebeck, Boris Brovtsyn, Alexei Ogrinchouk and Nicholas Daniel among others. She is a regular guest at major chamber music festivals around the world. Katya also has a highly successful piano duo partnership with Charles Owen performing regularly at festivals and major London venues.

Born in Moscow into a family of musicians, she studied at the Gnessin Music School for exceptionally gifted children under Ada Traub and Anna Kantor. She continued her studies at the Rubin Music Academy in Jerusalem with Irina Berkovich. There she won an America-Israel Foundation scholarship and was awarded second prize at the Young Talents Competition in Jerusalem. In 1994 Katya moved to London to study with Irina Zaritskaya at the Royal College of Music.


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