Ekaterina Novitskaya-Hervy
Russian Federation, Belgium, °1951
PIANO 1968 : First Prize
Ekaterina Novitzkaya was born in Russia and her talent on the piano, she began playing at age 4, was recognized from the start. She entered Moscow’s Central School for Music at the age of 6, and studied for eight years with Eugène Mikhaïlovitch Timakine and then with Leon Nikolaïevitch Oborine at the Moscow Conservatory of Music. In 1968, when 16 years-old, she became the first female competitor to win the Queen Elisabeth Competition for Piano. Ekatarina Novitzkaya completed her studies with highest distinction at the Conservatory in the special “Aspirantoura” section, and then began teaching at her alma mater. Her talent has been celebrated in the great musical centers of Europe, Russian and the U.S.A.
Final (24/05/1968)
Gaston Brenta Concerto n. 2
Sergey Prokofiev Sonata n. 5 in C major op. 38
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Concerto n. 1 in B flat minor op. 23
Ekaterina Novitskaya-Hervy, piano
Grand Orchestre Symphonique de la RTB-Groot Symfonisch Orkest van de BRT, dir. Daniel Sternefeld
Relive the performances of Violin 2024
The Competition's CD's
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