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 Tanya Anisimova, cello

Thursday, 16th July 2020

St Andrew's Church, Aysgarth, 7.30pm

Tanya is returning from Washington DC to perform for us again.

Programme:

J.S. Bach - Suite II for solo cello BWV 1008
Masatoshi Mitsumoto – Suite Semplice for Cello Solo (2019)*
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Nocturne Op.19 No.4
J.S. Bach – Partita for solo violin BWV 1006, Preludio
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Gaspar Cassado, Suite For Solo Cello
Isaac Albeniz, Leyenda from Asturias
Tanya Anisimova Suite For Solo Cello (2019)*

* European premieres

Tanya Anisimova, cello

Website: www.tanyaanisimova.com

001tanyaThe Washington Post has described cellist Tanya Anisimova as a "highly focused artist" graced with "spiritual authority" and "an easy mastery of her instrument" and her original music as "melodious, mystical, and deeply emotional."

International recognition came to Anisimova upon the CD release of her cello arrangements of J.S. Bachʼs Complete Violin Sonatas and Partitas.

Anisimova has since built a successful career in performing, composing and recording.

Recent highlights include sold-out recitals at Carnegie Hall in New York, International Port Fairy Festival in Australia, a video performance of Bachʼs Chaconne, as well as performances of Shostakovich Concerto No. 1 in New Orleans and Tchaikovskyʼs Rococo Variations in Virginia Beach, Stage8 TV and "The Red Door Series" in Connecticut.

In 2007, Anisimovaʼs Caravan for two cellos was premiered by Paul Katz and the composer. The saxophone arrangement of the piece was selected as the favorite work at the 2012 World Saxophone Congress in UK. Currently, Caravan is being performed worldwide in both cello and saxophone versions.

Ms. Anisimova is a graduate of Yale University, Boston University, Moscow Conservatory, and Moscow Central Music School. She won First Prize at Concertino Prague International Competition, All-U.S.S.R. String Quartet Competition, and she is a top prize winner at Min-On International Competition in Tokyo and First Shostakovich International Competition in St.Petersburg.