RECENT: Defining Our Field - what is 'classical music' to us, why are we involved and what can we learn from our differences? Read John Dante Prevedini's essay, watch the panel discussion and make your own comments.
After winning first prize (with her future husband Alexei Kuznetsoff) in Miami's Murray Dranoff Two Piano Competition, the young couple moved to the USA to further their careers.
Lisitsa first got noticed as a YouTube phenomenon, releasing videos of Chopin études.
She was signed by Decca in 2012.
She has been criticised for her opposition to the Ukrainian government since the 2014 unrest in Ukraine, and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra cancelled her appearances with them, citing various provocative comments on Twitter.