Людмила Петровна Кузнецова



Honored Artist of Russia, Professor of the Moscow Conservatory, the successor of the traditions of the Soviet and Russian musical school, coming from Heinrich Neuhaus.

Lyudmila Kuznetsova graduated with honors from the Moscow Conservatory and then completed an assistant degree in piano under Professor E. V. Malinin, a pupil of G. Neuhaus.

She has performed solo and chamber concerts; she has collaborated with such famous conductors as Dmitry Kitayenko, Alexander Ponomarev, and Sergey Skripka, with whom she performed Rachmaninov's Second and Third Piano Concertos, Tchaikovsky's First Concerto, Liszt's First Concerto, and Galinin's Concerto at various times.

She has performed as a concert mistress with People's Artist of the USSR I. Kozlovsky; four times she participated in the International Tchaikovsky Competition (1970, 1982, 1990, 2002), accompanying such violinists as S. Cermak (Poland), K. Tamoko (Japan), L. Chin (USA) and others.

Among the professor's students are famous performers, winners of international competitions G. Arutyunyan, G. Borisov, N. Tokareva, T. Balashova, E. Reznikova;
composers E. Romanenko, A. Kravchenko, conductor I. Nikiforchin.

Lyudmila Petrovna Kuznetsova took part in the jury of the D.B. Kabalevsky International Music Competition (2017), as well as the P. Lutsenko International Junior Piano Competition in Kharkov (1993, 1995). She has twice chaired the jury of the Regional Performing Arts Competition for piano departments of children's music schools and art schools in the Krasnodar region (Yeisk).

At the Moscow Conservatory she teaches a piano course (solo and ensemble programs) at the Interfaculty Piano Department for students of the Composition, Theory, Conducting and Orchestral Departments.

She participated in the music festivals Kharkov Assemblies and Moscow Autumn, performing works by contemporary composers.

She has done a great deal of music education work. She is the co-author of published all-union programs for music high schools and sheet music for the piano course of pedagogical repertoire.