Sulamita Aronovsky

Суламита Ароновская

b. 1929

Born in Kaunas, Lithuania, Aronovsky studied at the Kaunas Conservatory before moving to Moscow for postgraduate courses. She studied with Grigory Ginzburg, Abram Shatskes, and Alexander Goldenweiser. Prior to that, when she had been evacuated to Tashkent during the war, she studied with Lev Barenboim.

Aronovsky taught at the Lithuanian Conservatory from 1956-1970 before moving to England in 1971. She taught at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, before joining the Royal Academy in London as a professor. Among her students were Vovka Ashkenazy, Nicolas Hodges and Amir Katz.

She founded the London International Piano Competition in 1991.

There is an article with long audio clips and interviews in Russian here:

https://www.svoboda.org/a/article/a/28844345.html

and a Lithuanian interview here: http://www.muzikusajunga.lt/naujiena/sulamita-aronovsky:-gyvenimas-%E2%80%9Epo-lietuvos%E2%80%9C