15 APRIL - 1 MAY 2018

Valletta

MALTA INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION 2018

Golda Vainberg-Tatz

Photo: © Henry J. Fair

Hailed as “a pianist with wonderful clear touch” (The New York Times), a “fascinating interpreter” (Tagblatt, Germany), and an “artist of depth and virtuosity” (The Times Argus, USA), Golda Vainberg-Tatz received her musical education in her native Lithuania at the Čiurlionis School of Art, Israel’s Rubin Academy of Music at Tel Aviv University, Manhattan School of Music, and The Juilliard School in New York.

Ms. Vainberg-Tatz was a guest artist at the Mozarteum Festival in Salzburg, the Vilnius Festival in Lithuania, the St. Petersburg Palaces Festival in Russia, the Puigcerda Music Festival in Spain, the International Academy in Garfagniana, Italy, the Shanghai Conservatory International Festival, and the Shanghai Himalayas International Piano Festival, where performed the Mozart Double  Piano Concerto with Andre-Michel Schub and the Shanghai Philharmonic. She performed with the Lithuanian National Symphony, Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, St. Kristoforas Chamber Orchestra, the Kaunas Symphony in Lithuania, the Moscow Chamber Orchestra in Moscow, the Ann Arbor Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony in USA among others.

Her prizes and awards include first prize in the Lithuanian State Competition for Young Pianists, full scholarships with distinction from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation, Maurice Claremont prestigious awards in Israel, top prizes at the Young Keyboard Artists Competition, the World Piano Competition in Cincinnati, the Frinna Awerbuch International Competition in New York, the Prix du Disque from the French Piano Institute in Paris, and the Palm Beach Invitational International Competition. Among her mentors: Mindru Katz, Emanuel Krasovsky, Bella Davidovich, Nina Svetlanova, Jeffrey Swann, and Rosalyn Tureck.

Ms. Vainberg-Tatz is an associate faculty member at The Juilliard School, a faculty member at the Pre-College Division at MSM, associate faculty at Columbia University, and on the faculties of the Young Artist Program at Kaufman Center in New York, Morningside Music Bridge International Summer Festival, Puerto Rico International Piano Festival.

Among her recordings:  Mozart piano concertos with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Schumann recital on 3D label, France (to highest acclaim in Fanfare and American Record Guide), Moisei Vainberg Piano Quintet with the Vilnius String Quartet (Delos, USA).

In 2003, she was appointed by Mme. Rosalyn Tureck to serve as director of the Tureck International Bach Competition in New York.

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