Liudmila Matsyura (organ--Spain)
Organist titular of the Cathedral-Magistral in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid)
International concert organist and professor of Russian origin, completed her studies at the Conservatory M. I. Glinka (c. Nizhny Novgorod, Russia) where she obtained diplomas distinguished organist and pianist with the prestigious russian Professor G. I. Kozlova.
From 1986 to 2003 she was Organist Philharmonic Soloist Irkutsk (Russia), where she developed a great organ solo activity, acting trio, duo and collaborating with soloists and chorus. She combine this work with working as higher grade piano professor at the Conservatory and at the State Academy of Music in Irkutsk.
Throughout her career she has perfected her organ studies at the International Academies of Innsbruck, Zurich, Haarlem, Florence and Salamanca, with the great masters like organists: Leo Kremer, Piet Kee, Ewald Kooiman, Harald Vogel and Lionnel Rogg, Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini, Guy Bovet, Montserrat Torrent, Marie Claire Alain and Jean Guillou.
She has also attended courses: harpsichord with a famose professor S.Ruzichkova, choral director with a professors L.Sivukhin and V.Schipunov, and vocal technique with G.Marina among others.
Liudmila Matsyura develops high concert activity in Russia and Europe, performing in major International Organ Festivals in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, France, Norway, Scotland, Ireland, Poland, Belgium and Spain. She has performed in major European Cathedrals such as: Notre-Dame de Paris, Dom zu Salzburg (Austria), Basilica St. Bonifaz in Munich, Paderborn (Germany), St. Gile’s Cathedral, Edinburgh (Scotland), Domkirke of Stavanger (Norway) Cathedral, Moscow (Russia), Basilica St.Florian (Ausria),catgedral of Porto (Portugal), in different Spanish Cathedrals as in Palma de Mallorca, Salamanca, Alcalá de Henares(Madrid), in many Basilicas and churches and also in the National Auditorium of Music in Madrid.
She has a large repertoire that includes works from the fifteenth century to the present day, including complete catalogs of J. S. Bach, F. Mendelssohn and C. Franck.
As an organist she has participated in numerous radio and TV and has made several recordings on CD and DVD. For four years, Liudmila Matsyura has been the Musical Director of the Lyric Choir Miguel de Cervantes where she successfully performed many important concert projects.
Currently this leading International organist, is the organist titular of the Cathedral-Magistral in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid). She participates as a jury member of national and international competitions, is the initiator and Artistic Director of the International Organ Festival “Alcala Cathedral”. In 2015 Liudmila Matsyura has been awarded prestigious award Fernando VI as a illustre citizen of San Fernando de Henares (Madrid).