Irina Lyakhovskaya was born in St. Petersburg, Russia and graduated from the St. Petersburg Conservatoire in 1999.
In 2003 Irina won 1st Prize in the TCM Association’s Soloist Competition. Since then, she has given many performances at leading international venues including the Philharmonic Hall in St Petersburg, Smetana Hall in Prague, the Coliseum in Porto, Southbank, Symphony Hall, St John’s Smith Square and Cadogan Hall performing solo recitals and as the concerto soloist.
Irina performs internationally with violinist Eleanor Percy, with whom she has given numerous recitals at the Wigmore Hall in London. They have recorded the complete Mozart sonatas for Melodiya.