Pianist Mishka Rushdie Momen signs with HarrisonParrott for Worldwide General Management
HarrisonParrott is delighted to welcome British pianist Mishka Rushdie Momen to its roster for worldwide management.
Hailed as “one of the most thoughtful and sensitive of British pianists” (The Times), Mishka Rushdie Momen captivates audiences with her refined and expressive playing.
Rushdie Momen has performed at Zurich Tonhalle, Antwerp deSingel, Wigmore Hall, and other prominent venues across Europe. Further recital highlights to date include Carnegie Hall, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Lucerne Festival, Phillips Collection in Washington DC, New York’s 92Y, Leeds International Piano Series, Oxford Piano Festival, and she makes her debut at the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie this season. Notable orchestral dates include City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss, touring France playing Bartók Piano Concerto No.3 with Orchestre National d’Ile de France, touring the UK playing Shostakovich Concerto No.1 for Piano and Trumpet with Britten Sinfonia and Matilda Lloyd, and play/directing Mozart K.271 with Luzerner Sinfonieorchester.
Rushdie Momen’s wide repertoire focuses on Schubert, Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Schumann, and she is committed to performing new music having premiered works by Nico Muhly, Vijay Iyer and Héloïse Werner. Mishka also has a special interest in Renaissance music and this year marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Byrd by presenting his works interlaced with Classical and 20th Century works.
An ardent chamber musician, Mishka Rushdie Momen enjoys collaborations with Steven Isserlis, Guy Johnston, Zlatomir Fung, Joshua Bell, Midori, Timothy Ridout and Anthony Marwood, amongst others.
Mishka Rushdie Momen studied with Joan Havill and Imogen Cooper at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She also studied periodically with Richard Goode, and at the Kronberg Academy with Sir András Schiff who has presented her in recital and orchestral dates across Europe and USA.