Sonia Rubinsky was awarded Best Classical Album at the 2009 Latin GRAMMY Awards for the eighth volume of the complete works of Heitor Villa-Lobos, recorded for Naxos (8.570504). Thrice a recipient of the prestigious Carlos Gomes Prize in her native Brazil, Rubinsky 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.
Her discography includes works by Debussy, Messiaen, Scarlatti, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Jorge Liderman and Gabriela Lena Frank. Her recordings of works by Bach entitled Magna Sequentia I, II and III, released by Naxos, were critically acclaimed. Composer Almeida Prado has dedicated several of his works to her, including Cartas Celestes XII, Três Croquis de Israel and 20 Flashes de Jerusalém. His Sonata for Cello and Piano was commissioned by and dedicated to Rubinsky and cellist Antonio Meneses.
Rubinsky holds a Doctor of Arts degree from The Juilliard School. She lives in Paris, and gives masterclasses and performs as a soloist and a recitalist around the world.
For more information, visit www.soniarubinsky.com.