Nathalia Milstein

Récital, Chamber music

Nathalia Milstein

Nathalia Milstein was born into a family of Russian musicians in Lyon in 1995 and began learning the piano at the age of four with her father, Serguei Milstein. She continued her studies with Nelson Goerner at the Haute École de Musique de Genève, then with András Schiff at the Barenboim-Said Akademie in Berlin.

After winning First Prize at the Tenth Dublin International Piano Competition in May 2015, Nathalia Milstein met with international success; since then she has been heard as a recitalist or with orchestra in a number of prestigious festivals, including La Roque d’Anthéron, Les Flâneries Musicales de Reims, the Zaubersee Festival in Lucerne and La Folle Journée, and in such leading concert venues as Zankel Hall, Wigmore Hall, the Leipzig Gewandhaus, the Pierre Boulez Saal and the Auditorium de Radio France. She also won the Prix Jeune Soliste des Médias Francophones Publics 2017.

An enthusiastic chamber musician, Nathalia appears regularly with renowned musicians and has appeared as a guest at such festivals as the West Cork Chamber Music Festival, the intonations Festival in Berlin and the Festival International de Colmar. She was also invited to collaborate with the Pražák Quartet on their recording of works by Smetana.

For several years she has formed a duo with her sister, the violinist Maria Milstein; together they have made two recordings, ‘La Sonate de Vinteuil’ (2017) and ‘Ravel Voyageur’ (2019), both released on Mirare. With the support of the Fondation Safran and Fondation Tempo, Nathalia Milstein has already recorded an earlier solo album coupling works by Prokofiev and Ravel, which was released on Mirare in March 2018.