Anna Fedorova

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Anna Fedorova is one of the world's premier young pianists. From an early age, she demonstrated a natural musical maturity and outstanding technical abilities. Her international concert career took off while she was only a child and audiences around the world were stunned by the depth and power of her musical expression. Critics have praised Anna's signature "sweet modesty and wild expression", which left listeners "completely taken by surprise, compelled and astonished".

At more than 14 million views, Anna's live recording of the Rachmaninoff 2nd Piano Concerto in the Royal Concertgebouw has become the most watched classical concerto on YouTube and is highly praised by many renowned musicians. Being the face of the Sunday morning series in season 2017/18, she returns there annually to perform with orchestras with live streaming on the Dutch classical music channel AvroTros.

She has performed in some of the most prestigious concert halls of Europe, North and South America, and Asia, including the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Carnegie Hall, Theatre des Champs Elysees in Paris, the Zurich Tonhalle, The Palacio de Bellas Artes (Mexico), the Teatro Colon (Buenos Aires), Cadogan Hall (London), Vancouver Playhouse, Louis Vuitton Series in Paris, the Warsaw Filharmonia, the Gdansk Philharmonic, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Hamburg Laeiszhalle, Belem Cultural Centre in Lisbon and many others. She has also appeared at numerous Music Festivals such as the Verbier Festival (Switzerland), Annecy Classic Festival (France), Menuhin Festival Gstaad (Switzerland), Ravinia Festival (USA), the IKIF (New York, USA), Violon sur le sable (France), the Rubinstein Piano Festival (Lodz, Poland), the International Piano Festival in Trieste (Italy), the Orpheum Music Festival (Zurich, Switzerland), Musikdorf Ernen (Switzerland), The Corfu Festival of Arts (Greece), the Chopin Festival in Antonin (Poland), International Chamber Music Festival Koblenz (Germany) and others.

Having mastered a formidable concerto repertoire, she has been performing with orchestras around the world, among which are The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre Lamoureux, the Orquestra Filarmonica de Buenos Aires (Argentina), the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne (Switzerland), the Residentie Orkest and the Camerata Amsterdam (the Netherlands), the Tokyo New City Orchestra (Japan), the Philarmonia of the Nations and the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie (Germany), the Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Mexico, the Xalapa Symphony Orchestra and the OFUNAM (Mexico), the Israel Chamber Orchestra, the Polish Camerata and many others. Conductors with whom Anna has had the pleasure of performing with include Jaap van Zweden, Olari Elts, Jun Markl, Alun Francis, Andrew Grams, Howard Griffiths, Gerard Oskamp, Justus Franz, Kevin Griffiths, Carlos Miguel Prieto, Jerome Pillement, Shinik Hahm, Alejo Perez, Martin Panteleev, David Lockington and many others.

Anna has claimed top prizes at numerous international piano competitions, including the International Rubinstein 'In Memoriam' piano competition, the Moscow International Frederick Chopin Competition for young pianists, the Lyon Piano Competition, and recently became recipient of the Verbier Festival Academy Award. She is also two-time laureate of the Dorothy MacKenzie Artist Recognition Scholarship Award at the International Keyboards Institute & Festival (New York, USA). A graduate of the Lysenko School of Music in Kyiv (studio of Borys Fedorov), Anna is currently a student of Norma Fisher at the Royal College of Music in London, she is David Young Piano Prize Holder supported by a Soiree d'Or Award and Keyboard Trust. Additionally, Anna studies at the prestigious Accademia Pianistica in Imola, Italy under Professor Leonid Margarius. She has also received artistic guidance from world renowned pianists such as Alfred Brendel and Menahem Pressler, and is regularly mentored by Steven Isserlis and Andras Schiff.

In Autumn 2014 Anna's first two albums were released - a Solo CD with works by Brahms, Liszt and Chopin under DiscAnnecy Label and the Rachmaninoff CD with Piano Classics. Summer 2016 is marked for Anna with the release of three more albums - with Rachmaninoff's 3rd Piano Concerto and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, and two duo CDs are - with German cellist Benedict Kloeckner and works of Chopin and Frank, and with Turkish cellist Jamal Aliyev and works by Russian composers.

In 2015-2016 Anna was the artist in residence in the Edesche Concert Hall in Ede, the Netherlands. The collaboration continued when in May 2017 she became the artistic director and co-founder of the International Chamber Music Festival, Ede.

Highlights of Anna's future engagements include performances with Kyoto Symphony Orchestra, Basel Sinfonietta, Santa Rosa Symphony, the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie and many others. She will perform in prestigious concert halls such as the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Sage Gateshead, Newcastle, Kyoto Concerthall, St. John's Smith square in London and many others.