Maya Pritsker is a Russian-American journalist, music critic, lecturer, and cultural commentator. She talks on music and culture at universities (her past engagements include Boston University, Columbia, Harvard, Yale, MIT and Princeton), concert venues – such as Lincoln Center, 92 Street Y, Carnegie Hall, and music festivals (including Bard Music Festival, Verbier Festival, CH, and Northern Lights Music Festival, MN). Her articles were published in the New York Times, Opera News, Listen Magazine, MusicalAmerica.com, American Music Teacher, Playbill, Andante.com. She is the author of numerous program and liner notes for American and International recording companies and concert organizations.
The founder of the Cultural department at the Russian-American Daily The Novoye Russkoye Slovo, Ms. Pritsker was its chief editor and writer from March 1995 to November 2010, when the paper ceased to exist. Ms. Pritsker produces and hosts the Arts&Culture talk show at the Russian Television Network of America (RTN/WMNB) and the daily Cultural News show at the Davidzon Radio and continues to write for both Russian-language and English-language publications.