Le Pont International Music Festival  Ako & Himeji 2017



Natalia Lomeiko

Natalia Lomeiko
Natalia Lomeiko was born in Novosibirsk, Russia.

She received 1st Prize and the Gold Medal in the Premio Paganini International Violin Competition in 2000 and 1st Prize in the Michael Hill International Violin Competition in 2003.

Since her debut with the Novosibirsk Symphony Orchestra at the age of seven, Lomeiko has performed as a soloist with some of the world's best orchestras, including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Lord Yehudi Menuhin and the Philharmonia Orchestra.

She has given recitals at venues in such prestigious venues as Wigmore Hall and Buckingham Palace, and has performed with the likes of Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet, Shlomo Mintz, and Daishin Kashimoto.

In 2010, Lomeiko was appointed a Professor of Violin at the Royal College of Music in London.

As a Concertmaster of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, Natalia is currently playing on the Ida Haendel Stradivarius, made in 1699, generously loaned by J.& A.Beare.