One of the highly regarded collaborators of her generation and a recent Grammy nominee, Russian pianist Natalia Katyukova is an Assistant Conductor at the Metropolitan Opera and Principal Staff Coach at the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program.
Ms. Katyukova has performed with singers such as Bryn Terfel, Anna Netrebko, Ildar Abdrazakov, Simon Keenlyside, and Paul Appleby at festivals and summer programs including the Ravinia Festival and Tanglewood Music Festival, and has appeared in recital throughout the U.S.A. and Europe. She has served on the faculties of the Juilliard School, Texas Wesleyan University, and the Conservatory “Monteverdi” (Bolzano, Italy). Her solo career began as the winner of the MTNA National Piano Competition (USA) and various international piano competitions.
A graduate of the Moscow State Conservatory, the Juilliard School, and the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, her teachers included Margo Garrett, Jonathan Feldman, Brian Zeger, Ken Noda and Lev Naumov.