“Her virtuosity and education reveal a rare talent, energy and love for music (…) We are proud and delighted with the opportunity to “steal” this exceptional artist from the European concert halls and wish it will be possible to listen to her again in the years to come.” The Sydney Morning Herald

“Mira Yevtich’s interpretation of Mussorgsky enriches the soul and inspires to higher levels that one believed unattainable”. Le Soir

Born and raised in Belgrad (former Yugoslavia) Mira Yevtich studied piano since four, first in Belgrade and then at the famous Moscow Central Special Music School (class of Evgeny Timakin). In 1976 she graduated from Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory and in 1980 completed her postgraduate studies there (class of prof. Stanislav Neuhaus). She also holds a second PhD from the Gnessins State Music Academy (class of prof. Boris Berlin).

A prize winner of Zagreb piano competition, Yevtich developed an international performing career, touring in Austria, Australia, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, USA both as a recitalist and a soloist with orchestras, appearing with such conductors as  Yevgeny Svetlanov, Valery Gergiev, Arnold Katz, Alexander Anisimov, Ilmar Lapinch, Akira Naito, Nigel Perrin,  Alexander Polishchuk, Dmitry Yablonsky. Her discography includes numerous CDs and DVDs created in collaboration with Bel Air Music, Award, Quartz Music, Jugoton and Col Legno labels.

Her vast repertoire embraces music of all epochs, styles and genres, from baroque and classicism to impressionism and contemporary, from Bach to Messiaen and Shchedrin. It also includes works written for her by Alexander Raskatov, Alexander Tchaikovsky, Ivan Jevtich, Grant Foster.

Experienced and dedicated teacher, Mira Yevtich educated numerous students, including many recipients of prestigious international prizes.  She was a professor at the Sydney Conservatory of Music, as well as a guest professor at the St Petersburg Conservatory (Russia) and Monash University of Melbourne (Australia). She is in demand as a private teacher, gives master classes around the world (including such schools as Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, and Royal College of Music, London),  and served as a jury member at prestigious international competitions, Cleveland and Sydney piano competition among others.

In 2007 she co-founded with Australian composer Grant Foster the Southern Highlands International Piano Competition in Bowral (Australia). In 2011 Mira Yevtich co-founded with Valery Gergiev the annual Mariinsky International Piano Festival.

Mira Yevtich holds Italian and Australian citizenships and currently resides in Switzerland with her husband, Felix Ruben.



    • Professor and Concert Pianist
    • Visiting Professor: Russia, St Petersburg Conservatory of Music (named after “Rimski Korsakov”) Australia, Melbourne, Monash University.
    • Co-founder with Maestro Valery Gergiev of the “Mariinsky International Piano Festival”.
    • Mira Yevtich was a member of Jury at the 10th Shanghai International Piano Competition as well as giving master classes and concert performance.
    • Mira Yevtich presented master classes and played in concert at the Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia.


    • Moscow State Conservatory (named after “P.I. Tchaikovsky”)
      Bachelor of Music – Doctorate in Piano Performance
    • Gnessin Academy of Music in Moscow, Russia – Doctorate in Piano Performance and Teaching
    • Academy of Music, Belgrade, Serbia – Master Degree


“Gens Extoris” Alexander Raskatov.
Mira Yevtich – Piano | Valery Gergiev – Conductor
Mariinsky Symphony Orchestra
Dedicated by the composer to Mira Yevtich
in memory of her father-in-law, Isacco.

Video courtesy of Belair Music

Johannes Brahms
Two Rhapsodies Op.79. No.1 B minor







Co-founder with Maestro Valery Gergiev of Contemporary Piano Faces Festival, St Petersburg.

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The new YouTube video of Robert Schumann’s “Dichterliebe”
featuring Andrew Goodwin – Tenor & Mira Yevtich – Piano
may be viewed at : https://youtu.be/_xcSNz897Ds

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Mira Yevtich Ruben

Email: mirayevtichruben@gmail.com