About Us

has a passion for violin that is sure to catch your attention. She started playing the violin at age 7 years old in Saint Petersburg, Russia. She is a prize-winner of many international competitions such as: International Competition for children and youth creativity «Window to Europe»; V Moscow international festival of Slavic music; International competition of arts «The Petersburgian spring»; Georgy Sviridov International competition for youth performing art; XI International Balys Dvarionas Competition for Young Pianists and Violinists (EMCY) in Vilnius.

In 2012 Anastasiia was named the winner of the Russian Federation government’s award «The young talents».

Anastasiia had her orchestra debut at the age of thirteen. Ever since, she has played recitals at the multiple concert venues of St. Petersburg including State academic Chapel, Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall, Smolny Cathedral etc. Had concert tours in Russia and France.

In 2013, 2015, and 2016 she played concerts within the Mozarteum summer academy in Salzburg, Austria. In 2014, Anastasiia graduated with honors from the Rimsky Korsakov musical college of Saint-Petersburg. Anastasiia is currently studying the violin with Dr. Eduard Schmieder in Philadelphia, USA.

In 2016, she got to play a recital with the multi-Grammy award nominee Lambert Orkis. In 2017, she was chosen as a recipient of the Emerging Artists and performed Mendelssohn concerto at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia. Prior to that she played for Anne-Sophie Mutter on the stage of Boston Symphony Hall in Boston, Massachusetts.

Anastasiia and her chamber music partner Mark Livshits (piano) are currently working on the CD.

 

Repertoire (Work in progress *)

Bach

Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001

Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043

“Erbarme dich mein gott” from Matthäuspassion, BWV 244

Sonata in c minor for Violin and Piano, BWV 1017 *

Barber

Concerto for violin and orchestra

Beethoven

Romance for Violin and Orchestra in G Major, Op. 40

Romance for Violin and Orchestra in F Major, Op. 50*

Beethoven – Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61*

Violin Sonata No.4, Op.23

Violin Sonata No.5, Op.24

Violin Sonata No.9, Op.47*

String Quartet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1

Brahms

Violin Sonata No.1 in G major, Op.78

Violin Sonata No.2 in A major, Op.100

Violin Sonata No.3 in D minor, Op.108

F.A.E. Sonata for Violin and Piano (Brahms/ Dietrich / Schumann) *

Bruch

Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.26 *

Chausson

Poème for violin and orchestra, Op. 25

Debussy

String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10

Dvorak

‘Terzetto’ in C major, op. 74, B148 (2 Violins/Viola)

Elgar
Salut d’amour, Op.12

Ernst

Fantasie Brillante sur la Marche et la Romance d’Otello de Rossini, Op.11

Grieg
Violin Sonata No.2, Op.13

Handel
Violin Sonata in F major, HWV 370

Haydn

String Quartet in E-flat major, No. 65, Op. 76 #6

Kreisler

Liebesfreud

Liebesleid

Schön Rosmarin

Praeludium & Allegro (in the style of Pugnani)

Lalo

Symphonie espagnole in D minor, Op.21 (1st mvmt)

Mozart

Violin Concerto No.3 in G major, K.216

Violin Sonata in A major, K.526

Violin Sonata in B flat major, K.378*

Kegelstatt Trio for Violin, Viola, and Piano, K. 498 

Nováček
Perpetuum mobile

Paganini

Caprices, Op.1

Paganini: Caprice No. 9 “The Hunt”

Cantabile, Op.17

Poulenc
Violin Sonata, FP 119

Prokofiev

Violin Concerto in No.1 in D major, Op.19

Violin Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op 80 *

Violin Sonata No.2, Op.94bis

Ravel
Violin Sonata in G major

Respighi
Violin Sonata in B minor

Rimsky-Korsakov
The Golden Cockerel Fantasy (arr. E. Zimbalist)

Roustom

Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Viola and Cello “Buhur”

Saint-Saëns

Violin Concerto No.3 in b minor, Op.61

Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in a minor, Op.28 *

Sarasate

Introduction and Tarantella, Op.43

Zapateado, Op.23 No.2

Shostakovich

4 Preludes from Op.34

String Quartet No. 1 in C major, Op. 49

Romance from the Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a

Schubert
Ave Maria, D.839 

Tchaikovsky

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35

Méditation in d-minor, Op.42 No. 1 from Souvenir d’un lieu cher  *

Scherzo in c-minor, Op.42 No. 2 from Souvenir d’un lieu cher *

Mélodie in E-flat Major Op. 42 No.3 from Souvenir d’un lieu cher

Vieuxtemps

Ballade et Polonaise, Op.38 

Rondino op.32 No. 2

Vivaldi

Violin Concerto in A minor,RV 356 Op 3 No 6

Violin Concerto in E major, RV 269 ‘La primavera’ (“Spring”)

Violin Concerto in G minor, RV 315 ‘l’estate’ (“Summer”)

Violin Concerto in F major, RV 293 ‘l’autunno’ (“Autumn”)

Violin Concerto in F minor, RV 297 ‘l’inverno’ (“Winter”)

Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor, RV 522

Wieniawski

Violin Concerto No.2 in d minor

Caprice No.7 op. 10 “La Cadenza”

Walton
Sonata for violin & piano in A minor*

Ysaye
Sonata no.2 for Solo Violin*