Born into a family of musicians in Novosibirsk, Russia in 1979, Natalia Lomeiko has already established herself internationally as a regular performing artist.
In the recent years she has won prizes in the Menuhin International Violin Competition in 1993 and 1995 (Folkstone, England), the Tibor Varga International Violin Competition in 1997 (Sion, Switzerland), the Antonio Stradivari International Violin Competition in 1998 (Cremona, Italy), the Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition in 1998 (Moscow, Russia), winning the Gisborne Music Competition in 1999 (Gisborne, New Zealand), the Young Musician of the Year 2000 Competition, the Concerto Competition (New Zealand), also receiving the Gold Medal and the 1st Prize in the Premio Paganini International Violin Competition (Genoa, Italy) in the same year. In 2003 Natalia won the 1st prize in the Michael Hill International Violin Competition (Auckland, New Zealand).
Natalia Lomeiko studied at the Specialist Music School in Novosibirsk with Prof. A. Gvozdev, at the Yehudi Menuhin School in England with Lord Menuhin and Prof. N. Boyarskaya, at the Royal College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music with Prof. Hu Kun.
Since her debut with the Novosibirsk Symphony Orchestra at the age of seven, Natalia Lomeiko performed as a soloist with many orchestras, such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Lord Menuhin, the Philharmonia, the Singapore Symphony, the New Zealand Symphony, the Auckland Philharmonia, the Christchurch Symphony, the Bilkent Symphony, the Tokyo Royal Philharmonic, the New European Strings, the Kronstadt Philharmonic, Melbourne Symphony, Adelaide Symphony, St.Petersburg Radio Symphony and the Nice Philharmonic among many others.
She is often invited to perform solo and chamber music at various Festivals around Europe such as Paganiniana, The Tuscan Sun, Sansepolcro, Portogruaro, Evaristo Valle, Korsholm, Yerevan, Ako (Japan) and many others.
Natalia Lomeiko has performed extensively as a soloist and chamber musician in such prestigious venues in London as the Wigmore Hall, the Purcell Room, the Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Buckingham Palace, the Barbican and the Royal Festival Hall.
She has performed chamber music with such distinguished musicians as Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet, Boris Pergamenschikov and Tabea Zimmerman, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Schlomo Mintz and many others.
She has toured the Great Britain, Italy, France, Germany, Finland, Russia, Poland, Spain, the USA, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Singapore, Japan and New Zealand.
This year Natalia Lomeiko made her solo appearances in Russia, New Zealand and South America performing the Bruch Double Concerto with Yuri Zhislin; in Italy - performing Tchaikovsky and Brahms Concertos in twenty cities with the St.Peterburg Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Nicola Giuliani.
In 2001 Natalia Lomeiko recorded the Three Grieg Violin Sonatas with pianist Olga Sitkovetsky for the DYNAMIC label to a high critical acclaim. Since that her recital in Cremona on Paganini's violin was recorded on FONE and released in 2003. Her latest CD of French Sonatas has been released on Trust Records in 2004; the Strad described it "... a stunning recital". Future projects include a recording collaboration with Yuri Zhislin for Naxos in 2009.
In the recent years Natalia Lomeiko has also been invited as a Guest Concertmaster in Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Virtuosi of Europe and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Natalia Lomeiko has been holding Performance Classes at the Royal Academy of Music in London since 2006. She gives regular masterclasses at the Music School of Canterbury, Victoria and Auckland Universities in New Zealand.
She is often invited to teach at the summer schools in Italy and Spain, such as the Classes Magistrales in Leon, Spain.