International Competition

Miriam Leskis

A musician of “high sensitivity and musical intelligence”, Miriam Leskis is a versatile chamber pianist collaborating with singers and instrumentalists. For her performance at the Barbican Hall, London, Miriam was described as a “supportive accompanist and virtuosically soloistic when the music demanded it” and praised as “simply formidable” and “remarkable” (The Daily Examiner).


Miriam has performed in chamber music and art song festivals in Europe, North America and Israel including the stages of the Barbican Hall, Wigmore Hal, St. Martin in the Fields in London, and Holywell Music Room, Oxford, UK,  Weill Carnegie Hall in New York, the Recanati Auditorium at the Tel Aviv Museum and the Jerusalem Theatre in Israel among many others. She also performed for music Societies including the Wigmore Hall study group, Liszt Society, Huddersfield and Devon societies in the UK, and Joy in Singing in New York.


Miriam received her Master’s in piano accompaniment at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, UK with high distinction and a Concert Recital Diploma, also winning the Cunard Carpathia Accompanist Prize and the Cunard Prize for English Song Accompaniment. She holds a BA in Philosophy and MA in Cultural Studies from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Since 2012 Miriam resides in New York City, where she maintains a private studio and works as freelance collaborative pianist, regularly performing in the NY and NJ areas.