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BIOGRAPHY

"...she masters the instrument in an extraordinary way.
It is as if such problems as technique, sound palette and interpretation do not exist for her.
All of it sounds very convincing”.
Yevgeny Svetlanov

Born in Rivne, Ukraine, Natalya started her piano studies at age 3. During her study time in Rivne she distinguished herself by being awarded first prize in several piano competitions for children. She went on to study at a special boarding school for musically inclined children in Lviv, and then continued her musical education at the Lviv Conservatory where she graduated 1994. She finished postgraduate studies at the Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw.

Natalya now lives in Stockholm, Sweden and in 1999 she made her solo diploma at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. Natalya has traveled extensively, performing as a soloist and chamber musician in the USA and throughout Europe. She has made many recordings for radio and television (e.g., the Swedish radio P2, BBC Radio 3, the Swedish TV4, Polish radio and TV, Flemish and Spanish radio channels). She is prizewinner of the 5:th Nordic Piano Competition (Denmark) 1998 and the World Piano Competition 1999 (Cincinnati, USA). In 2001 she was awarded a special prize in the International Piano Competition Umberto Micheli (Italy).

Natalya is also very appreciated as a chamber musician, performing with her sister, soprano Olga Pasichnyk, in many important festivals and concert halls all over the world. She has made five CD recordings (e.g., for OPUS 111, Pro Musica Camerata and Musicon). Her latest solo CD, “The Fourth dimension” with music of Bach and Messiaen got five stars in the magazine “Music of the 21th century”. She has collaborated with many conductors and one of them, Yevgeny Svetlanov, wrote about her that she “masters the instrument in an extraordinary way. It is as if such problems as technique, sound palette and interpretation do not exist for her. All of it sounds very convincing”.