Irina Zheleznova (Israel)
Pianist Irina Zheleznova studied with A. Nasedkin and T. Alikhanov at the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory Academy, Moscow, earning a Ph.D. in chamber music. She was associate professor and head of the Chamber Music Department, at Uzbek State Music Academy. Irina is a six-time winner of piano-duo competitions: in Miami and Hartford, USA, Rome, and Caltanissetta, Italy, Belgrade, and Tokyo. She has performed as a member of chamber ensembles, accompanist and soloist with orchestras in Russia, USA, Canada, Japan, Germany, Italy, Israel, Greece, Spain, Uzbekistan, including “Stravinsky Festival” (Miami), “Bad-Kissingen Sommer”, Eilat Chamber Music Festival, “Jazz Globus” (Jerusalem). Immigrating to Israel in 2008, she works as a collaborative pianist at the Israel Conservatory of Music, Tel-Aviv, Jerusalem Music Centre and is a member of the Keshet Eilon faculty. Since 2017 Irina is a collaborative pianist in Perlman Music Program. She is one of the principal performers, author, and organizer of “Let’s Make Music Together!” – a cycle of chamber music recitals in Israel. Irina is a pianist of Trio INCREDIBLE with IPO musicians Lev Iomdin (violin) and Yakov Kashin (cello).