Born in Baku in 1952, the pianist Larissa Shilovskaya completed her studies
at the Moscow Conservatory in 1976, a year after her triumph in the Lisbon Vianna
da Motta International Piano Competition. Her career has brought appearances
as a soloist with the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra and with distinguished orchestras
throughout the world and she is a regular participant in the Moscow Autumn Festival
in the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory. She has given first performances of
works by a number of contemporary composers and her recordings include releases
of music by Rubinstein, Liszt and Shariha Sharhede.