Maria Nemtsova was born in Moscow, Russia in 1984 and began playing the piano at the age of five.
Since then, Maria had an interesting scholar path, studying in institutions such as Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory, Royal College of Music in London (with a full scholarship) and Accademia Pianistica in Italy, with the most prestigious teachers, Galina Esman, Yuri Slassarev, Dmitry Alexeev , L. N. Maragius and Deniz Gelenbe. During this years she won 2 very important prizes: Derek Butler Award and the Gold Medal at the Isabelle Bond Gold Medal Showcase. Maria has been a prizewinner of numerous international piano competitions including Russia, Italy, Austria and USA and also in chamber music with her «VitaDuo» ensemble in Italy.
Maria has performed at major venues around the world including Carnegie Weil Recital Hall in New York, Wigmore Hall, Kings Place and Steinway Hall in London, Boesendorfer Hall and Ehrbar-Saal in Vienna, National Center of Performing Arts in Beijing and Shanghai Oriental Arts Center in China, Great Hall of Moscow conservatoire, International House of Music in Moscow, and many others.
Maria is a founder of the charitable project “Music – for peace” (www.music-peace.com) which includes concerts and master-classes for young musicians who live in today`s conflict zones. Within the project, Maria went to perform to more than twenty countries including Kosovo, Israel, Georgia, Armenia, Tunisia and others.