Elizaveta Ivanova was born in Moscow on 1986. Graduated from Music School of the Academic Music College of Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory (classes of A. Dzhangvaladze and Olga Mechetina) and Academic Music College of Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory (class of Olga Mechetina). During the studuyng Elizaveta became the laureate of children and youth competitions and festivals, such as: ‘Steinway’ International Piano Competition for Young Pianists (Berlin, Germany, 2002, special prize for the German romantic music), scholarship of the Ministry of Culture of Russia and of the Charity Foundation ‘Russian Performance Art’.
In 2006 Elizaveta entered Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory in the class of Professor, People’s Artist of Russia, Academician Sergey Dorensky. She finished her study as an under-graduate student in May 2011 (Diploma with honour). Currently she works on her dissertation on C.P.E.Bach’s clavier compositions at Moscow Conservatory, simultaneously obtaining Master Degree at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg in the class of Prof. Evgeni Koroliov.
In 2011 Elizaveta won the 10th Piano Campus International Competition in France (1st Prize and two Special prizes).
In 2012 Elizaveta had the honour to present annual Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award in a short movie with piano star Lang Lang.
In 2012 she also won the First Prize in the Elise Mayer Scholarship Competition at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg, as well as the 1st Prize in the 1st Verona International Piano Competition, where she also received Special prize for the best interpretation of the L. van Beethoven’s Sonata.
In 2013 she won the 2nd Prize and Special Prize “Blüthner Zentrum Wien“ in the 1st International Piano Competition „Blüthner 'Golden Tone' Award“ (Vienna, Austria).
In 2015 Elizaveta won 3rd Prize in the International Competition Euregio Piano Award (Geilenkirchen, Germany).
In 2016 she won 2rd Prize in the International piano Competition ClaviCologne NRW (Aachen, Germany); 3rd Prize in the Malta International Music Festival.
She has participated in master-classes with E.Ax, S. Babayan, D. Bashkirov, A. Cohen, P. Donohoe, A. Ebi, G. Fergus-Tompson, N. Fisher, A. Golovine, R. Levin, O. Mustonen, D. Paperno, A. Sandler, T. Sarkissova, and Fou T’song.
Her extensive concert activity began in 2002, when she became a participant of programs and scholarship holder of the V. Spivakov International Charity Foundation. Elizaveta performs all over Russia and abroad. Elizaveta has performed on the stages of famous concert halls, such as: Great, Small and Rakhmaninov halls of Moscow Conservatory, Svetlanov and Chamber halls of Moscow International Performing Arts Centre, Great Hall of Ukrainian State Philharmonic Society in Kyiv, Chamber Music Hall of Berlin Philharmonic, George Weston Recital Hall of Toronto Centre for the Arts, Salle Cortot in Paris, Teatro Ristori in Verona, National Concert Hall in Dublin, and others.
The pianist’s repertoire includes musical compositions since the baroque period until the 21th century. She is also participant of chamber ensembles and harpsichord player.
‘Ivanova plays with great vivacity and has something original to say in her music. She shines in her original approach in Bach's Partita No5 in G major’
(Gerard Williams, The Australian)