About Misha Namirovsky

Russian born American pianist Misha Namirovsky has been called a “master of his art” (The Norderstedter Zeitung – Hamburg) and a “lyrical poet” (Die Rheinpfalz – Frankfurt). His playing was characterized as “incredibly musical and sensitive, yet at the same time transparent and precise” (Klassik.TV). Professor Namirovsky is a winner of several international competitions including the prestigious German Piano Award in Frankfurt and Chopin Koscuiszco Foundation Competition in New York. Further prizes include the Promusicis award in Paris, the Gran Prix at the Cantu competition in Italy and first prize at the Louisiana International Piano Competition, among others.

Misha Namirovsky has received a deep and versatile education, spanning four countries and three continents. He began his studies in his native city of Moscow and continued his musical development in Israel, Germany, and the USA. Throughout his growth as a musician, he was accompanied and guided by wonderful musicians and renowned pedagogues such as Solomon Mikowsky, Eliso Verssaladze, and Hung-Kuan Chen. Further important influences include Mitsuko Uchida, Alfred Brendel, and Peter Weiley.

Namirovsky holds degrees from the Manhattan School of Music, Yale University, and the Munich Musikhochschule, and completed his D.M.A at the New England Conservatory in Boston. Misha Namirovsky is currently an associate professor of piano at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing.

Misha Namirovsky


Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Grant Recipient

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