Lily Maisky

Maisky LLily Maisky was born in Paris but raised in Brussels where she is still based. She began her pianistic studies at the age of four with Lyl Tiempo, studying with many teachers over the year but mainly with Alan Weiss. Lily was a pupil at the Purcell School of Music from 2001 to 2005.

Lily is featured on several Deutsche Grammophon and EMI recordings. Her latest release is on Avanti Classics with Grammy award winning violinist Philippe Quint. She has performed concertos under the batons of maestros Thomas Sanderling, Leonard Slatkin and Gerd Albrecht, among others.

The young pianist has toured many of the worlds leading concert halls and has been invited to such renowned festivals as the Verbier Festival, Progetto Martha Argerich, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Edinburgh Festival, Gstaad Festival, Festival Pianistico Internazionale di Brescia e Bergamo, Miyazaki International Music Festival and the Beijing Piano Festival, to name a few.

Lily enjoys playing chamber music and forms a regular duo with Mischa Maisky, as well as the Maisky Trio with her brother. She has also performed with such artists as Martha Argerich, Julian Rachlin, Janine Jansen, Dora Schwarzberg, Renaud Capuçon, Gérard Caussé, Nicholas Angelich, Frank Braley and the Szymanowski Quartet, among many others.

“Lily Maisky establishes her credentials as an exceptional pianist”
BBC Music Magazine

“As an experienced, sensitive but independent young pianist, Lily Maisky presented herself in Munich’s Prinzregententheatre as highly talented.”
Süddeutsche Zeitung

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