ANASTASIA KOBEKINA, CELLIST
allen verkörperte Anastasia Kobekina was ein Talent der Moskauer
Spivakov Stiftung auszeichnet: fabelhaftes Handwerk…..risikofreudige
Musizierlust, die ebenso Spasz an Virtuosität wie am Tiefgrundigen
Erfassen der Musik verrät.
...so souverän und technisch perfekt die G-Seite
ihres Instrument "bearbeite".
Born in 1994 in Yekaterinburg,
Russia, Anastasia received her first cello lessons when she was 4 years old.
her master studies as Young Soloist at the Kronberg Academy in Germany with
Frans Helmerson, she now is continuing her studies in Berlin with J.P. Mainz.
cellist Anastasia Kobekina (1994) is 1st prize winner of various
international competitions. Her most recent top-prize that she attained
was in the invitation-only competition of the Sommets Musicaux de
Gstaad 2018. In September 2016, she was awarded the 2nd prize of
the George Enescu Competition in Bucharest and became a semi-finalist
at both the Tchaikovsky Competition 2016 in Moscow and at the Queen
Elisabeth Competition 2017 in Brussels. At the Tonali Competition 2015
in Hamburg, she was the 1st prize winner; at the Festival of
Mecklenburg Vorpommern Anastasia was awarded the WEMAG soloist-prize
As young as she is, thanks to
her big technical abilities and stage presence, she already performed several times as a
soloist with Valery Gergiev and his Mariinsky Orchestra, both in Moscow and St.
Petersburg, to great critical and public acclaim.
Anastasia was elected twice to join
masterclasses of the prestigious Verbier Festival Academy and further has been
playing on many international festivals including “Moscow meets friends”, 35th
Music festival in Alzenau (D), Kronberg and in Chamber Music Connects
the World (2012). Anastasia‘s regular festival appearances are at venues like Annecy, Nohant, Colmar and those of
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schleswig Holstein, Tonali and Prussia Cove.
soloist she plays regularly with orchestras such as the Moscow
Sinfonia Varsovia (under Krzysztov Penderecki), Kremerata
Baltica, the Brandenburger Symphoniker and the Vienna Symphony
and Chamber Orchestras. She performed with conductors like Valery
Gergiev, Vladimir Spivakov, Gidon Kremer and Yuri Bashmet in concert
halls of Moscow, Berlin, Bremen,
Amsterdam, Paris, Brussels, Vienna, Zürich, Tel Aviv and New York. In
The Netherlands she performed in various venues, such as in Concertgebouw and as a soloist at
Amsterdam Cello Biennale of 2014 in Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ.
Highlights in 2015 and 2016: playing Elgar Concerto with
the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra in Mariinski Theatre/St. Petersburg in
July 2016, and further concerti by Beethoven (Triple), Saint-Saëns and
Tchaikovski (Rococo) with French, Portuguese, German, Czech and Russian
orchestras, a recital program at Kronberg with pianist András Schiff and in
Schloss Elmau with various other leading musicians.
chamber music partners include musicians like Lars Vogt, Guy Braunstein, Antje
Weithaas, Isabelle Faust, Fazil Say, and - in the framework of ‘Chamber Music
Connects the World’ - Yuri Bashmet, Gidon Kremer and Andras Schiff.
is an exhibitioner of the International Charitable Foundation named after
Vladimir Spivakov. She currently is allowed to play for 3 years on a
Guadagnini-cello (18th Century), as a result of winning the Tonali Competition.
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