outstanding child prodigy, gave her first recital performance in
The Great Hall of Vilnius at the early age of six. At the age of
only nine, Ms. Osetinskaya performed Beethoven’s Fifth Piano
Concerto and Schumann’s Piano Concerto within the same
programme. For her young age, this was a unique accomplishment
in the history of the world’s piano performances. Ms.
Osetinskaya was born in 1975, started playing the piano at five,
and entered the Central Music School of the Moscow State
Conservatory at the age of seven. Later she continued her
studies at the St. Petersburg State Conservatory and has just
finished her post-graduate studies at the Moscow Conservatory.
In 1986, at eleven years of age, Ms. Osetinskaya performed a
recital in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory that was
attended by a number of international television companies. As a
result, several television programs were made about her and were
later shown in Europe and the USA.
In 1991, Ms. Osetinskaya made
her international debut in Sweden and Germany and was invited to
participate in the “New Names” program by the Russian Cultural
Federation and the Congress of the USA held in the Kennedy
Centre in Washington, D.C. In 1993, she opened “Festival du
Wallonie” at the Fine Arts Palace in Brussels and was the first
to receive a grant from “European Young Musicians Aid
Association.” Ms. Osetinskaya continues to perform extensively
around the world appearing with internationally renowned
orchestras. She has made numerous recordings for ARS Tokyo,
for Bel Air Music and Sony Classics.