“No other can match its singing, noble, and colorful sound. Steinway gives me joy and inspiration in my performances.”
Internationally acclaimed soloist, chamber musician, recording artist and educator, Sophia Agranovich is “a bold, daring pianist in the tradition of the Golden Age Romantics… A tigress of the keyboard” (Fanfare). Her performances are captivating audiences by the “orison of uncommon beauty” (Audiophile), “interpretation that dares to be different”, and “magnificent shading and superior musicianship” (American Record Guide).
Sophia Agranovich has performed in the U.S.A., Europe, Israel, and Canada. Her venues include Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Bargemusic, Salle Cortot, and Ehrbarsaal. Recently she performed solo recitals at the Pennautier Festival and Juan-les-Pins in France and was invited to China. Ms. Agranovich has collaborated with prominent musicians and members of major orchestras. She is a multiple prize winner, including Gold Medal and four Silver Medals from Global Music Awards, and Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award among others. Her CD albums and live concerts are broadcast on major stations worldwide, most recently in Brazil, Canada and New York on WWFM and WQXR.
Ms. Agranovich holds Bachelor and Master Degrees from the Juilliard School where she had a full scholarship and Fellowship teaching Piano Minor at Juilliard, and continued Doctoral studies at Columbia University. Her professors at Juilliard were legendary Sascha Gorodnitzki and Nadia Reisenberg.
Sophia Agranovich is an esteemed pedagogue, lecturer and adjudicator and is a recipient of numerous teaching awards. She is the voting member of NARAS, listed in ‘Who’s Who in America’ and ‘Who’s Who in the World,’ Artistic Director of classical music at the Watchung Arts Center and Program Chair of Music Educators Association of New Jersey.