Natalia Lomeiko’s 2024 National Tour
Photographer Sasha Gusov and Jane Blundell

Natalia Lomeiko’s 2024 National Tour

Date: 28 Mar 2024 - 20 Apr 2024

Natalia Lomeiko’s 2024 National Tour

We are thrilled to announce that Natalia Lomeiko, winner of the 2003 Michael Hill International Violin Competition and more recently, a member of our esteemed jury, will be returning to Aotearoa for a tour of chamber music with her husband Yuri Zhislin and New Zealand’s own Sarah Watkins.

In addition to the concert opportunities below, Natalia, a sought-after violin professor, is giving masterclasses whilst she’s in the country.
12th April 4-7pm masterclass at Chiron Academy Auckland
13th April University of Auckland, School of Music masterclass 12pm

About the artist:

Natalia Lomeiko was born into a family of musicians in Novosibirsk, Russia before immigrating to Christchurch, New Zealand where she spent her formative teenage years. Since winning the Michael Hill International Violin Competition in 2003, Natalia has established herself internationally as a versatile performing artist and esteemed pedagogue.

Making her debut with the Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra at the age of seven, Natalia has performed as a soloist with many orchestras, such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Lord Menuhin, Singapore Symphony, New Zealand Symphony, Auckland Philharmonia, Christchurch Symphony, Tokyo Royal Philharmonic, Moscow State Chamber Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony, Adelaide Symphony, St.Petersburg Radio Symphony, Nice Philharmonic, Russian State Philharmonic Orchestra among many others.

Natalia has collaborated with such distinguished conductors as Lionel Bringuier, Matthias Bamert, Arvo Volmer, Olari Elts, Vladimir Verbitsky, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Eckehard Stier, Mikhail Gerts, Valery Poliansky, Pavel Kogan, Yuri Simonov, Vladimir Ashkenazy and many others.

Following her wins at “Premio Paganini” and the Michael Hill International Violin Competition in 2003, Natalia recorded with pianist Olga Sitkovetsky for Dynamic, Fone, Trust Records, Atoll and with violinist/violist Yuri Zhislin for Naxos.

Natalia has performed extensively as a soloist and chamber musician in such prestigious venues as the Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, the Kings Place, the Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Buckingham Palace, the Barbican and the Royal Festival Hall. She has performed chamber music with such distinguished musicians as Maxim Vengerov, Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet, the late Boris Pergamenschikov, Tabea Zimmerman, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Schlomo Mintz, Daishin Kashimoto, Natalie Clein, Nicholas Daniel, Vadim Repin, Claudio Bohorquez and many others.

Natalia is currently a Professor of Violin at the Royal College of Music in London, since 2010 and resides in London.

28th Mar 2024 - 20th Apr 2024
Natalia Lomeiko’s 2024 National Tour

Tours dates and tickets

day date location time venue details
Sunday Apr-07 Christchurch 6pm Great Hall Tickets
Wednesday Apr-10 Ashburton 2pm Violinos For booking call: 0276028239
Friday Apr-12 Auckland 4-7pm Chiron Music Academy
Wednesday Apr-17 Arrowtown 7pm The Lodge at the Hills Tickets
Saturday Apr-20 Christchurch 7:30pm Christchurch Town Hall Tickets