Polina Leschenko


The Russian pianist Polina Leschenko comes from a musical family in St. Petersburg and performed at the age of only eight with the Leningrad Symphony Orchestra. Two years later, she moved with her family to the West, where she studied with such mentors as Pavel Gililov and Vitaly Margulis. Today Polina Leschenko performs with orchestras such as the Camerata Salzburg, the Hallé Orchestra, the London Mozart Players, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Russian National Orchestra, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, and the Australian Chamber Orchestra. She has given solo recitals and chamber concerts in the Vienna Konzerthaus, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the Cité de la Musique in Paris, and Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York. She regularly collaborates with Martha Argerich, Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Julian Rachlin, and Mischa Maisky zusammen. She has taught at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp since 2013.

July 2017