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Nataliya Medvedovskaya, Composer

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Nataliya Medvedovskaya (faresi), Composer

Biography

Russian born NATALIYA is a professional, versatile, award winning concert pianist, composer, arranger, songwriter, poet and lyricist who creates memorable and unique compositions with a focus on brightness of melody and  richness of harmony. Her compositions cross the boundaries between Classical Contemporary and Popular music, embracing a wide range of genres.NATALIYA's music goes from being dramatic,deep, mature and soulful, to being playful and whimsical/cartoon-like, often dynamic, expressive, refreshing and fresh, always filled with imagination.

Born in Saint Petersburg, Russia in 1974, Nataliya Medvedovskaya, has been recently based in New York since 2003, composing and performing at established venues and in illustrious recording projects.

Growing up in Saint Petersburg, NATALIYA has been a composer and classical pianist since the tender age of six years old. She has performed concerts in public since the age of 8. She was interviewed for her very first radio show when she was just 10 years old. She later graduated with a double major in music composition and piano performance from the legendary SAINT PETERSBURG CONSERVATORY. As a pianist of the highest regard, NATALIYA received both of her diplomas at the International Piano Competition "Young Virtuosi" (1989, Czech Republic), one of them awarded for "culture of performance, musicality, and deep understanding of music."

NATALIYA's compositions were broadcasted nationally throughout Russia and she quickly accumulated prestigious composing awards across Europe. She won first prize at the 1995 International Composers' Competition of the Gartow Foundation, held in Saint Petersburg; second prize in the composition category at the International Competition "Golden Channukia" (2005, Berlin); and then more recently in the U.S.A - Honor Award at the 2006 Great American Song Contest; HONORABLE Mention in the 14th BILLBOARD SONG CONTEST; Honorable Mention in the 11th Unisong International Song Contest, and an Honorable Mention in the 2007 "Song of the Year "International Song Contest.

Since 2003 NATALIYA is prolific in her creativity, getting involved in various performances as a solo pianist, ensemblist and accompanist of both her compositions, and pieces by other composers at such prestigious venues as Weill Recital Hall at CARNEGIE HALL, Steinway Hall, Symphony Space, Austrian Cultural Forum and the New York Public Library.

In 2006 NATALIYA recorded a piano performance for the Mapleshade Records label for the newly released CD entitled: "Rachmaninov, The Impassioned Songwriter". She is also recording a solo piano CD of the Mozart program and a CD of her original classical compositions.

In 2004 she composed and recorded three soundtracks for the American Film "I Will Avenge You, Iago!".

Her String Quartet No.1 (which she composed at the age of 18) has been performed by the famous SAINT PETERSBURG STRING QUARTET since the early nineties in a number of U.S. cities, receiving glowing reviews in the LOS ANGELES TIMES, the WASHINGTON POST, St. Paul Edition, Kalamazoo Gazete and the Charleston Daily Mail. The Quartet was also performed at the Music Mountain Summer Festival (2005), Mohawk Trial Concerts (2006), and was broadcast by WQXR internationally. Her String Quartet 2 was premiered at the Chamber Music America Conference (New York City, 2007), Albuquerque Music Festival (New Mexico, 2007) and at the Museum of Fine Arts (Florida, 2007).

Nataliya's composiitons  have been featured at MVYRadio.com, www.unheard radio.com,www.imradio.com,on the Eartaster Sampler 4, the Fresh Music Express Radio Podcast and the Noizepunk & Krooner Shows at kalvos.org.

Recently, she has been composing music for a huge creative project that is a new Broadway Musical titled, "Times Square" (script and lyrics by Phillip Langer). She is completely absorbing this new field for her creativity, the Broadway style, and she still staying unique.


Performances by Nataliya Medvedovskaya

Composer Title Date Action
Nataliya Medvedovskaya "First Snow" for oboe,bassoon,violin and piano 12/07/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya String Quartet # 2-the first movement 12/09/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya Fantasy for viola and piano 12/07/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya "Tango of Octipi" from the "Pantomimes" Suite for clarinet and piano 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya "Tiptoeing Invisible Beings" from the "Pantomimes" Suite for clarinet and piano 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya Waltz of the Poisonous Mushrooms from the "Pantomimes" Suite for clarinet and piano 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya "Alarm in the Ant-Hill" from the "Pantomimes" Suite for clarinet and piano 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya Sonata for flute and piano-the final movement 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya Sonata for flute and piano-the third movement-variations 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya Sonata for flute and piano-the second movement-scherzo 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya Sonata for flute and piano-the first movement 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya String Quartet # 2-the final movement 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya String Quartet # 2-the second movement 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya String Quartet # 1 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist

Performances composed by Nataliya Medvedovskaya

Composer Title Date Action
Nataliya Medvedovskaya String Quartet # 1 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya String Quartet # 2-the second movement 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya String Quartet # 2-the final movement 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya Sonata for flute and piano-the first movement 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya Sonata for flute and piano-the second movement-scherzo 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya Sonata for flute and piano-the third movement-variations 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya Sonata for flute and piano-the final movement 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya "Alarm in the Ant-Hill" from the "Pantomimes" Suite for clarinet and piano 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya Waltz of the Poisonous Mushrooms from the "Pantomimes" Suite for clarinet and piano 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya "Tiptoeing Invisible Beings" from the "Pantomimes" Suite for clarinet and piano 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya "Tango of Octipi" from the "Pantomimes" Suite for clarinet and piano 12/06/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya Fantasy for viola and piano 12/07/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya String Quartet # 2-the first movement 12/09/2010 Play Add to playlist
Nataliya Medvedovskaya "First Snow" for oboe,bassoon,violin and piano 12/07/2010 Play Add to playlist

Nataliya Medvedovskaya Concerts