Natalya Pasichnyk

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Natalya Pasichnyk (Ukrainian: Наталя Пасічник), born February 13, 1971, is a Swedish-Ukrainian classical pianist. She lives in Stockholm, Sweden.[1]


Born in Rivne, Ukraine, Natalya is the daughter of Igor and Jadwiga (née Antonovich) Pasichnyk.[2][3] Her father became the first rector of National University of Ostroh Academy when it was revived in 1994.[4] Her sister is the soprano Olga Pasichnyk.

Natalya started her musical studies at the age of three.[2] After graduating from the Music Boarding School in Lviv she continued at the Lviv National Musical Academy, M. Lysenko for professor Josef Örmeny. She then finished her postgraduate studies for professor Andrzej Stefański at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw and for Staffan Scheja at the Royal Swedish Academy of Music.[2][3]

Natalya has performed widely, both as soloist and accompanying her sister Olga.[2] She has appeared throughout Europe,[5][6][7] USA,[8] and Japan, in concert halls such as Suntory Hall (Tokyo), Berwaldhallen (Stockholm), Konserthuset (Stockholm),[6] de Singel (Antwerp),[9] Auditori Winterthur (Barcelona),[5] Laeiszhalle (Hamburg), and in the major Polish concert halls., at festivals such as Beethoven-festival and Mozart festival, La Folle Journée de Varsovie,[10] Gdansk Piano Autumn (Poland), Schubertiada (Spain),[5] Palaces of St. Petersburg (Russia). She cooperated with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Mozarteum (Germany), Orchestre d'Auvergne (France),[7] Philharmonic Orchestra of Kraków, Wrocław, Gdańsk and Poznań (Poland), Norrlandsoperan[11] (Sweden) under the direction of such conductors as Christopher Hogwood, Evgeniy Svetlanov, Arie van Beck, Jacek Kaspszyk, Marek Mos, B Tommy Andersson, Robert Stehli. She is prizewinner of the Fifth Nordic Piano Competition in Nyborg (Denmark, 1998), and the World Piano Competition in Cincinnati (USA, 1999).[12] In 2017 she was awarded Stockholm city's culture grant, based on her contribution to Stockholm’s cultural life.[13]



  1. ^ "Konsert med lovande stipendiater i Malstanäs". Folket (in Swedish). 29 July 1999. Archived from the original on 18 April 2013. Retrieved 12 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d "Natalya Pasichnyk - Biography". Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Natalia Pasiecznik". CD Accord Music Edition. Retrieved 3 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Ostroh Academy - Rector's Office". Retrieved 22 January 2013.
  5. ^ a b c "Mozart, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Mussorgsky, Szymanowski". Juventudes Musicales de España. May 15, 2007. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  6. ^ a b "Dmitri Shostakovich 100 years jubilée". Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  7. ^ a b "Un agréable programme classique par l'Orchestre d'Auvergne". Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  8. ^ "Vocal and piano recital as a part of Washington Fryderyk Chopin Festival". Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  9. ^ "deSingel Antwerp". Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  10. ^ "Chopin Open Festival". Retrieved 12 July 2012.
  11. ^ "Concert with the Symphony Orchestra at Norrlandsoperan (concert programme)". Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  12. ^ Gelfand, Janelle (July 16, 1999). "3 pianists to play here for gold". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved 12 July 2012.
  13. ^ Kulturstöd. "Kulturstipendiater 2017". (in Swedish). Retrieved 2017-05-29.
  14. ^ Clements, Dominy. "Consolation - Forgotten Treasures of the Ukrainian Soul - BIS BIS-2222 SACD [DC] Classical Music Reviews: April 2017 - MusicWeb-International". Archived from the original on 2017-05-03. Retrieved 2017-05-29.
  15. ^ "Heimatliebe". Pizzicato - Remy Franck's Journal about Classical Music (in German). Retrieved 2017-05-29.
  16. ^ Parry-Jones, Gwyn. "Review of "Dumky - popular Ukrainian songs"". MusicWeb International. Archived from the original on 2015-06-26. Retrieved 25 August 2012. External link in |website= (help)

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