Elena Rozanova

Elena Rozanova | Piano

Elena Rozanova was born in Odessa, Soviet Union. Both her parents were musicians. She started her education at the Gnessine School and then was admitted at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow. Her teachers were Tatiana Zelikman, Alexei Nassedkine and Evgueni Moguilevski. She won many major prizes in international competitions, including the Marguerite Long - Jacques Thibaud in Paris, the Eduard Flipse in Rotterdam, and the Takahiro Sonoda of Fukoaka in Japan. She is also a laureate of the Cziffra Foundation. 


She performed as a soloist with many orchestras, such as the Orchestre National de France, the Royal Philarmonia of Flanders, the orchestra of the Beethovenhalle in Bonn, the Symphonic Orchestra of Novosibirsk and the Camerata of Saint Petersburg, la Camerata Ireland and worked with conductors such as Jean-Claude Casadesus, Saulus Sondeckis and Arnold Katz. She also has been invited to many prestigious festivals, such as La Roque d'Anthéron, La Folle Journée de Nantes, Île de France, Schleswig-Holstein, Carintische Sommer, Portogruaro, Ravinia.


She has a trio with violinist Svetlin Roussev and cellist François Salque. Her other partners for chamber music include Josef Silverstein, Raphael Oleg, Vladimir Mendelssohn, Dora Schwarzberg, Barry Douglas, le Quatuor Ysaÿe among others.


Ms. Rozanova performs regularly in prestigious concert halls such as the Théâtre des Champs- Elysées, le Théâtre de la Ville, the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, the Centro Cultural de Belém in Lisbon, the Cité de la Musique in Moscow, the Konzerthaus in Vienna. Her recording with violinist Graf Mourja was published in France by Harmonia Mundi in their collection of “Les Nouveaux Interprètes” (Ravel, Schnittke, Szymanowsky) and it has been awarded with “Choc de la Musique” by French magazine Le Monde de la Musique. Her CD which was dedicated to works of Shostakovich, Ravel and Prokofiev, published also by Harmonia Mundi, was awarded with 5 Stars by the German Magazine Fono Forum and was the object of a radio programme on channel Bayern 4 Klassik. The CD she recorded with violinist Svetlin Roussev, dedicated to works of Vladiguerov, was awarded with Diapason d’Or by Diapason Magazine, 10 of Classica/Répertoire and with “Coup de Cœur” from Piano Magazine. Her CD for Satirino Records has been acclaimed by the French and international press and chosen among the CDs of the month by cultural TV Channel ARTE.


Between 1999 and 2005 Elena Rozanova was a professor of chamber music with piano at the Musik Hochschule in Frankfurt and she is currently a piano professor at the Conservatoire á Rayonnement Régional de Paris. Her repertoire includes the works from baroque to contemporary period and she also made the debut of many new creations.


Ms. Rozanova is the artistic director of the festivals “Les Classiques au Val d’Isère”, “Chatel Classics” and the director of the Conservatoire d’Agglomeration Dracenoise (Draguignan, South of France) where she also manages classical concert series.