Sonia Rubinsky was awarded Best Recording of the Year in the Classical Category of the 2009 Latin GRAMMY Awards for the eighth volume of the complete piano works of Heitor Villa-Lobos, recorded for Naxos (8.570504). She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance from The Juilliard School, New York.
Her discography includes works by Scarlatti, Mozart and Mendelssohn, as well as contemporary composers, and she recently recorded Magna Sequentia I (Naxos 8.574026) and II, her own compilation of dance movements by J.S. Bach arranged into large suites, in which she employed a historically-informed approach.
She has been a three-time recipient of the prestigious Carlos Gomes Prize in her native Brazil, and was nominated by Murray Perahia to be artist-in-residence at the Edward Aldwell International Center for Piano Performance and Musicianship in Jerusalem, where she regularly gives masterclasses. She lives in Paris, teaching masterclasses, and performs as a soloist and recitalist around the world.