Naum Grubert was born in Riga. His principal studies were with the famous professor Gutman in Moscow. He was a prize-winner in the Tchaikovsky Competition in 1978, after having won the 2nd prize at the International Piano Competition in Montreal the year before. He toured extensively the Soviet Union and other European countries before he emigrated from Russia and became a Dutch resident.
impressive recitals, as well as concerts with among many others the London
Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Concertgebouw Orchestra,
the Köln Philharmonic, the Tonkünstler Orchestra Vienna, the Orchestre de la
Suisse Romande, the Helsinki Philharmonic, the Kirov Orchestra St. Petersburg,
the Dutch Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, the Rotterdam Orchestra, the
Residential Orchestra, have earned him a reputation of superb musicianship:
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He took part at
the Lichfield Festival (Great Britain), the Cadaqués Festival (Spain) the
Lockenhaus Festival (Austria) and the Gergiev Festival (Holland), among others.
Naum Grubert has performed with conductors such as Paavo Berglund, Sergiu
Commissiona, Jean Fournet, Horst Stein, Christopher Seaman, Vernon Handly,
Matthias Bamert, Ernest Bour, Ed Spanjaard, Vassili Sinaiski, Thomas
Sanderling, Valery Gergiev, Claus Peter Flor, Aldo Ceccato, Evgeny Svetlanov,
Stanislav Skrovachevsky. His CD-recordings contain works of Schubert, Liszt ,
Mussorgsky, Rachmaninoff, Schumann, Beethoven and Chopin.
Naum Grubert holds
a professorships piano in