Ekaterina DeleuInternational Advisor - St. Petersburg
- Event Management
- Public Affairs
- Professional Pianist
- Graduate of the Saint Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia
- Graduate of the Rachmaninoff Lyceum of the Moldovan Conservatory, Republic of Moldova
Ekaterina Deleu is an accomplished pianist and event manager, with key cultural and economic ties in Russia and the Republic of Moldova. She studied at the Rachmaninoff Lyceum of the Moldovan Conservatory, winning republican and international piano competitions and performing frequently with the National Philharmonic Orchestra of the Republic of Moldova. In 2009, she graduated from the Saint Petersburg State Conservatory (Russia), where she was a student of Prof. Oleg Malov (solo piano), Prof. Irina Sharapova (accompaniment), and Prof. Natalia Arzumanova (chamber music). In 2006, she began to work as an accompanist in the vocal faculty of the St. Petersburg Conservatory. In 2009-2010, she worked at the Conservatory Opera Studio, where she participated in the productions of Rubinstein’s “Demon,” Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin,” and Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte”. In 2010-2011, she worked as a pianist at the Opera Center of Elizabeth Vidal (Centre d’Art Lyrique de la Méditerranée) and the Nice Conservatoire (France). In 2011-2012 , she worked as a staff pianist in the Young Artists Program of the Bolshoi Theater. From 2013 to 2015, Ekaterina was a member of the Lindemann Young Artists Program of the Metropolitan Opera, where she worked with artists like James Levine, Ken Noda, Renata Scotto, Carol Vaness, Marco Armiliato, Fabio Luisi, Petr Beczala, etc. In 2015-2016, she worked as an assistant conductor at the Metropolitan Opera. She has performed as an accompanist at many international singing competitions, and is the winner of the International Festival-Competition “Three centuries of classic romance (Lied)”. She also received the “Best accompanist” prize at the International Opera Singers Contest “St. Petersburg.” She speaks fluently five languages: Russian and Romanian (native languages), English, Italian, and French.