Mishka Rushdie Momen
*1992 in Great Britain
Sir András Schiff Performance Programme for Young Pianists
Studies with Sir András Schiff
funded by the Henle Stipendium
Born in London in 1992, Mishka Rushdie Momen studied with Joan Havill and Imogen Cooper at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, and also with Richard Goode. More recently, she was invited by Sir András Schiff to give concerts in Zurich, New York, Antwerp and several German and Italian cities as part of his “Building Bridges” concert series. A passionate chamber musician, she has already performed with Steven Isserlis, Midori, Krzysztof Chorzelski and members of the Endellion and Orion string quartets. She has given numerous solo recitals, including in London’s Barbican Hall and other major concert venues, as well as in prestigious halls in France, Germany, New York, Prague and Mumbai. In 2016, Mishka Rushdie Momen was a guest of the Marlboro and Krzyzowa Music Festivals, and also took part in the Prussia Cove Open Chamber Music Seminar.
At the age of just 13, she won first prize in the Leschetizky Concerto Competition in New York. In 2013, she was awarded the Prix de l’Académie Maurice Ravel, ville de Saint-Jean-de-Luz, and first prize in the Dudley International Piano Competition, as well as second prize in the Cologne International Piano Competition.
Her first CD featuring a recording of Mozart’s Triple Concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra was released in 2018 by Somm Recordings.
2018 she performed alongside Gidon Kremer, Christian Tetzlaff, Steven Isserlis and Sir András Schiff in Chamber Music Connects the World. In 2019 she performed at the Kronberg Academy Festival. Since October 2018, Mishka Rushdie Momen has studied on the Sir András Schiff Performance Programme for Young Pianists at Kronberg Academy. Her studies are funded by the Henle Scholarship endowed by the Horizon Foundation.
Last updated: October 2019