Jascha Nemtsov was born in Magadan (Siberia) in 1963 and grew up in Saint Petersburg where he graduated from a special music school and was awarded a gold medal. He then continued his musical education at the Saint Petersburg State Conservatory where he graduated with a concert diploma, with distinction. He lives in Berlin (Germany).
He has recorded nearly forty CDs. Jascha Nemtsov’s repertoire is wide and varied: Besides of the Classic and Romantic repertoire, he is especially dedicated to the music of the 20th century up to the 21st century with special emphasis on Russian music. In addition, he has performed several concert programmes devoted to works by Jewish composers who were persecuted by the Nazis. He is further specialized in Jewish artistic music of the early 20th century both as a pianist and as a musicologist. Jascha Nemtsov plays solo concerts as well as participates in various chamber music formations in Europe, Israel, Canada, Russia and the USA.
Source: Jascha Nemtsov's official website. The full biography can be viewed here
A list of Nemtsov's publications and discography see at Nemtsov's official website.
See also "Jascha, Nemtsov" at the National Library of Israel website.
Jewish Dance No. 1 from the album On Wings of Jewish Songs /Artist: Jascha Nemtsov, Composer: Alexander Krejn:
(The photo was taken from Nemtsov's website, by Rut Sigurdardóttir)