Professor at the Blackmore International Music Academy in Berlin
Nатаlya Likhopoy is the winner of many solo and chamber international competitions, Tchaikovsky Violin Competition in Moscow, Violin Competition in Tokyo and International Fritz Kreisler Competition in Vienna – to name a few.
Itzhak Perlman during his first visit to the USSR held a master-class in the hall of the Moscow Conservatory with Natalya. The master-class later was included in the film about Mr. Perlman. He named Natalya the pearl of the Soviet violinists. The violinist plays the chamber music. Natalya frequently plays with such musicians as Yuri Bashmet, Natalia Gutman, Viktor Tretyakov, Boris Berezovsky, Ivry Gitlis, Enrico Dindo, Luca Ranieri and many others. Discography of Glazunov Quartet is rather numerous. Natalya Likhopoy was the first violinist of the Quartet for many years and toured almost the whole world with the concerts.
Natalya won the Ruggiero Ricci Prize and was qualified for playing the concerts with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and Leipzig Gewandhaus. Since then she has played as a soloist with many Western orchestras and all the best Russian orchestras. Ms Likhopoy has been active in educating; she has been engaged in the work of the jury of the international competitions. She is a Professor at the Blackmore International Music Academy in Berlin. Ms Likhopoy regularly holds master-classes in Russia, Italy, France, Germany and many other countries.