About Maria Mirovska
Maria Mirovska was born in Kharkov (Ukraine), started her music lessons at the age of 6. Her first performance with Kharkov Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra she played at the age of 11. In 1987 she won I prize in All-Ukrainian Young Composers' Competition. In 1990 Maria entered Gnessins' State Musical College in Moscow, and graduated the college in 1994 (Diploma with distinction), teachers — Alexander Basilov, Andrey Khitrouk. In 1995 she became a student of Russian Academy of Music (RAM) named after Gnessins (professor — Laureate of International Competitions Ekaterina Derzhavina), and graduated the Academy in 2000 (Diploma with distinction). Right after graduating the Academy she became an assistant (post-graduating course) of professor RAM named after Gnessins, People's Artist of Russia, Arcady Sevidov; finished post-graduating course in 2002. Maria was an active participant in master-courses of Professor Walter Blankenheim (1996, 1997), Professor Dmitry Bashkirov (1999), Professor Klaus Hellwig (1999, 2001).
Her first recital she has played at the age of 14. Since 1998 cooperates with chamber collectives in Moscow State Academic Philharmonic and others (“Moscow Classic Ensemble”; ensemble of ancient music “Excellente”: the art director – People’s artist of Russia Eugeny Nepalo; “Glinka Academy of soloists”; Association of Moscow musicians “Ad libitum”). She plays regularly recitals in cities and towns of Russia, Ukraine, Germany, Switzerland, and Spain. In 1998 she has recorded works of Mozart and Chopin on Radio Bern (Bern, Switzerland). In November 2006 M. Mirovska performed for the first time in Kharkov Fantasy for piano and orchestra “Africa” of C. Saint-Saens (the Academic Symphonic orchestra of Kharkov philharmonic society, conductor — the People’s artist of Ukraine Alexey Gulyanitsky). M. Mirovska has presented a lot of chamber programs in a duet with the Honored artist of the Russia, Gleb Karpushkin (French horn), and also in ensemble with Honored artist of Ukraine, international competitions’ winner, soloist of Kharkov philharmonic Marina Chizhenko (soprano).
Since 2011 M. Mirovska lives in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Maria regularly performs as a soloist with different orchestras. She collaborated with maestro conductors Dmitry Orlov, Alexey Goulianitsky, Vitaly Kutsenko, Pavel Baginsky, Yury Yanko, Alexander Khourghin, and others. About the pianist programs on radio and TV channels of Ukraine and Switzerland are made.
Participated in the international musical festivals:
“Kharkov Assemblies” (Kharkov, 1997);
“Autumn Fantasy” (Poltava Philharmonic, 2002);
“Sheremetyev seasons in Ostankino” (Moscow, 2000, 2001, 2006);
Festival of chamber ensembles in Ufa (March, 2001);
“Music in Arkhangelskoye” (Moscow, 2007);
“In memory of Stanislav Neuhaus” to the 80th Birthday Anniversary (Moscow, March, 2007);
“Days of F. Chopin in Russia” (Moscow, March, 2010);
“Gathering friends” (Moscow, August, 2010) and others.
She performed at the concert presentation of a French-made harpsichord Marc DuCornet on November, 8, 2007 in Kharkov philharmonic society. Repertoire of M. Mirovska includes works of J. S. Bach, K. Ph. E. Bach, Soler, Scarlatti, Clementi, Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, Brahms, A. Webern, Debussy, Ravel, Granados, Albeniz, Morel, Martinu, Bortnyansky, Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Scriabin, as well as modern authors: Eshpay, Ptushkin, Stetsiun, V. Block, Mikita, Nezhigay, Donnik, Rachevsky, Timofeyeva-Rousina, Dyachenko.
In February, 2015 M.Mirovska became a member of Lithuanian Musicians' Union.
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Press about Maria Mirovska
“During performing the concert program, which included works of Chopin, Mozart and Rachmaninov, Maria Mirovska showed distinguished piano school, expression, spontaneousity and emotional playing”
“Der Bund” (Switzerland) August, 11, 1998
“On the second round of Busoni competition Maria Mirovska revealed true performing maturity in Sonata “Apres une Lecture du Dante” by F. Liszt”
“Dolomiten” (Bolzano, Italy) August, 28, 1999
“Former Kharkovian, Maria performed in her native city more than 10 concerts, but the last performance surpassed the expectations of her true admirers”
“Sobytie” Kharkov, Ukraine, #5, 2005
“…chamber manner, calmness, verification of every single note, subtle intonation, almost jewelry-like itself”
“Kharkov: Chto? Gde? Kogda?” Kharkov, Ukraine, #2, 2005
“every musical phrase, articulated by pianist M. Mirovska, is very sensible and precisely intonated. Performing manner of the pianist is very sincere and emotionally full. ...Mirovska never uses a musical piece to demonstrate the virtuosity, she's trying to fulfill composer's idea”
“Sobytie” Kharkov, Ukraine, October, 2005