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Born in 1995 to a family of musicians, Nathalia Milstein starts the piano at the age of 4 with her father Serguei Milstein. She enters his class in the Geneva Conservatory of Music in 2009, where she obtains her diploma with honours in 2012. In 2013, Nathalia enters the class of Nelson Goerner at the Geneva High School of Music.
In May 2015, Nathalia launches her international career by winning 1st Prize at the Dublin International Piano Competition. First female winner since the Competition's foundation, Nathalia gets engagements all over Europe and North America in the most prestigious halls, such as the National Concert Hall in Dublin, the Carnegie Hall in New York, the Wigmore Hall in London, the Gewandhaus in Leipzig.
Nathalia has won prizes at numerous competitions: she receives the First Prize at the Flame Youth Competition in Paris, the First Prize with distinction three times in a row at the yearly competition organized by the Geneva Conservatory of Music (2010, 2011 and 2012). In 2011, Nathalia receives the First Prize in the category 16 and under in the Fourth Manchester International Concerto Competition For Young Pianists, where she performs Chopin 1st Piano Concerto in E minor with the Manchester Camerata. In 2013, she is awarded the Second Prize in the Grand Concours International de Piano in Corbelin (France) and in May 2014, the First Prize in the category "Young Pianists" of the Adilia Alieva Piano Competition in Gaillard (France).
Recently, Nathalia was awarded the 2017 Young Soloist Prize by the Médias Francophones Publics.
Nathalia Milstein has followed masterclasses with renowned professors such as Elena Ashkenazy, Krzysztof Jablonski, Jean-Marc Luisada, Vladimir Tropp, Mikhail Voskressensky, Jan Wijn, Menahem Pressler, and Nelson Goerner.
Nathalia performs in France and abroad, giving solo recitals and chamber music concerts throughout Europe; she has also performed for the French television and the Dutch radio. For several years she has been playing in duo with her sister violinist Maria Milstein.
Nathalia Milstein is currently pursuing her Master's degree at the Geneva High School of Music in the class of Nelson Goerner.