Natalia Troull

Natalia Troull began studying piano in her native St. Petersburg. She later moved to Moscow, where she graduated from the Moscow Conservatory. Among her teachers were Y. Zak, M. Voskresensky and T. Kravchenko.

Her career as a performer began when he won first prize at the Belgrade International Piano Competition in 1983. However, her greatest success came in 1986, when she won the silver medal at the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition. Her interpretation of composers such as Schubert and Stravinsky captivated the public. Her suite “Petroushka” left an indelible mark on audiences and critics alike.
In 1993, Natalia Troull was awarded the Grand Prix of the Monte-Carlo Master Pianists Competition (where only winners of international competitions are accepted as participants).

Natalia Troull’s absolute control and fantastic virtuosity put her in a class of her own, and she is in great demand as a performer all over the world. Among the distinguished orchestras with which she has performed are the London Symphony Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre de Monte-Carlo, the Tonhalle Symphony Orchestra and all the major Russian symphony orchestras.

Natalia Troull has also performed with conductors such as Raphael Frubeck de Burgos, Raymond Leppard, Jean-Bernard Pommier, Eri Klas, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Vassily Sinaisky, Yuri Temirkanov and many others.

Her repertoire includes more than 50 concertos, of which the Tchaikovsky concerto has proved to be the most popular, the pianist having performed the work more than a hundred times in the world’s leading concert halls. Her most brilliant performances of the Tchaikovsky concerto were at the Hollywood Bowl with Eri Klas and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and at Suntory Hall with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Koizumi Kazuhiro (1998-99 season).

Today, Natalia’s performances are notable for her total absorption in the music, her unique stage presence and her technical mastery in presenting a wide repertoire of works.

Natalia Troull is frequently invited to teach in the USA, Japan, Italy, Germany and South America. She teaches at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow. She is a permanent member of the jury of numerous international piano competitions.

– Prokofiev – The Complete Piano Sonatas under the label “DML Classic” (Japan);
– Chopin Recital including two Sonatas, the Fantasia and Mazurkas;
– Schubert Recital: Wanderer’s Fantasy, Impromptus op.90 and transcriptions of Schubert-Liszt songs.
– Tchaikovsky – The Seasons op.37bis, Children’s Album op.39