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Jascha Nemtsov

The Russian Jewish pianist and musicologist Jascha Nemtsov was born in Magadan in 1963. He attended the college of music (Special Music School) at the Leningrad Conservatory and was awarded a gold medal in the final exams. He then continued his musical education at the piano department of the Leningrad Conservatory and graduated with distinction in 1986. In 1992 Jascha Nemtsov moved to Germany. “Jascha Nemtsov presents himself as a worthy descendant of Liszt and his pupils”, so the German magazine "Fono Forum" in November of 2008 on the occasion of Nemtsov's new released CD with works by Franz Liszt.