Luba has performed solo recitals at London’s Royal Festival Hall and St John's Smith Square, and made her debut as concerto soloist with the Philharmonia Orchestra in June 2016. She studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with David Takeno and Pavlo Beznosiuk, and at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler, Berlin with Simone Jandl.

 

Luba enjoys performing a wide range of repertoire in her various chamber groups. Her flute, viola & harp trio, the Pelléas Ensemble, will be releasing their debut album in June 2021 on Linn Records. Since their formation in 2011, the Ensemble have commissioned four new pieces from young composers (including Misha Mullov-Abbado and Benjamin Graves), performed extensively around the UK and received awards from the Royal Philharmonic Society and the Royal Overseas League.

 

As Principal Viola of the 12 Ensemble, Luba has performed at the BBC Proms, the Wigmore Hall and the Barbican, and collaborated with artists such as Nick Cave, Johnny Greenwood and Laura Marling.

 

She is a member of the Ruisi Quartet who participated in the prestigious Banff International String Quartet Competition 2019, and were 2020 recipients of a Help Musicians UK 'Do It Differently' Award. 

 

Luba has performed as guest Principal Viola in the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra & the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and as assistant Principal Viola in the Britten Sinfonia. She also freelances with the Aurora Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

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