Luba was born in Russia in 1985. She started to study music at the age of 6, piano was her first instrument.
After she entered the Saint-Petersburg Conservatory (2003, Russia) she became interested also in harpsichord so she decided to study both instruments (with additional course of organ). She has finished the Saint-Petersburg Conservatory as a pianist (with prof. V. Shakin) and a harpsichordist (with prof. E. Seredinskaya) in 2008 and then entered the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague (2008, Netherlands) to study harpsichord with Jacques Ogg and basso continuo with Patrick Ayrton.
In 2000 year Luba was a prize winner of the festival “In every music there is Bach” (Petrozavodsk, Russia).
In 2006 year she had a 3d place in the category basso continuo in the international competition named after B. Asafjev (Great Novgorod, Russia).
She also participated in different master-classes of French, American, Russian, Italian Professors of Music with a piano and a harpsichord.
Luba took part in many projects both in Russia and Netherlands. In 2002 – 2003 she was a member of Saint-Petersburg Student Philarmonic Society (Russia). She was invited to play in different projects of The Royal Conservatory such as master-class for conductors with the music of De Valla, Debussy project with singers, student`s project with Mozart`s opera “Cosi fan Tutte”, concert with “Actus Tragicus” by J. S. Bach with the Conservatoire`s ensemble (organ continuo).
Geelvinck Fortepiano Festival 2015
Luba Podgayskaya performs in the Geelvinck Fortepiano Festival 2015
- 11 October in Kasteel Heeswijk
- 22 October: Symposium III: Coffee Recital in Museum Geelvinck