Born as a daughter of well-known Russian musicians, Liza Ferschtman got her first violin lessons when she was five years old by Philip Hirschhorn. Her main teachers were Herman Krebbers, Ida Kavafian at the renowned Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and David Takeno in London. Receiving the Dutch Music Prize in 2006, the highest award for Dutch musicians, underlined her role in music life within the borders and far beyond.
Liza is known for her passionate performances, interesting programs and her communicative qualities. She is a popular guest in the important concert halls and at many festivals worldwide. In addition to her performances with orchestra and in chamber music music, she also performs off the beaten track by performing with dancers and jazz musicians. Since 2007 she has been artistic director of the Delft Chamber Music Festival, which occupies a unique place in Dutch music culture. For Challenge records she has already recorded many CDs, the last of which has been published with the Violin Concerto by Korngold and the Serenade by Bernstein in 2018 and received with great praise internationally.