Elena Lisitsian Elena Lisitsian

Russian-Armenian pianist Elena Lisitsian has made her debut performance at the Great Hall of Moscow State Conservatory at the age of ten. Being influenced by her grandfather, the great baritone of the Bolshoi Theater, Pavel Lisitsian, she developed a deep interest in music early on.
Ms. Lisitsian received her musical training in Moscow under Ms. Plyashkevich of the Gnessin School of Music. After moving to New York City, she continued her studies with Professor Nina Svetlanova at the Manhattan School of Music. Ms. Lisitsian has also worked under the tutelage of Elena Tatulyan.
Among her accomplishments are first prizes in Chamber Music Competition in Houston, Texas; “Ensemble Competition” and “Forshey” Piano Competition of Steinway & Sons. She has performed as a soloist and a chamber musician in Russia, Europe and the United States.
Her recent performances include an appearance with the New York Philharmonic Ensembles in Merkin Concert Hall, New York City, in Warsaw, Poland at the “Chopin and his Europe Festival” and in Moscow, Russia at the “Homecoming” Festival. Ms. Lisitsian has been participating in the “Progetto Martha Argerich” Festival in Lugano, Switzerland since 2011.