Anna Fedorova is one of the world’s premier young pianists. From an early age, she demonstrated an innate musical maturity and astounding technical abilities. Her international concert career took off while she was only a child, and audiences around the world are stunned by the depth and power of her musical expression. Critics have praised Anna’s signature “sweet modesty and wild expression,” which rendered listeners “completely taken by surprise, compelled and astonished.”
She has performed in some of the most prestigious concert halls of Europe, North and South America, and Asia, including the Amsterdam Concertgebouw where she has performed over 20 times, Carnegie Hall, the Zurich Tonhalle, The Palacio de Bellas Artes (Mexico), the Teatro Colon (Buenos Aires), the Warsaw Filharmonia and the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan. She has also appeared at numerous Music Festivals such as the Verbier Festival (Switzerland), the IKIF (New York, USA), 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), and others.
Having mastered a formidable concerto repertoire, she has played with orchestras around the world, including the Orquestra Filarmonica de Buenos Aires, Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, Residentie Orkest, Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie, Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Mexico and the Orquesta Filarmónica de la UNAM.
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).
Anna is a graduate of the Lysenko School of Music in Kiev (studio of Borys Fedorov). Additionally, Anna studied at the prestigious Accademia Pianistica in Imola, Italy, with professor Leonid Margarius and the Royal College of Music with Norma Fisher. She has also received artistic guidance from world renowned pianists like Alfred Brendel, Menahem Pressler, and Andras Schiff.
Sunday 14th August
Crichton Memorial Church, Dumfries
Adults £12 Under 26 Free
Beethoven, Ludwig van: Sonata for Piano in C-sharp minor, No. 14, Op. 27/2 'Moonlight'
Takemitsu, Toru: Uninterrupted rest
Rachmaninov, Sergey: Prelude op 32 no 5 in G major
Rachmaninov, Sergey: Prelude op 32 no 12 G sharp minor Allegro
Rachmaninov, Sergey: Prelude op 23 no 2 B flat major Maestoso
Chopin, Frederic: Fantasie in F minor Op. 49
Chopin 3 Waltzes Op 32
Chopin Ballades N 3 Op 47 and N 4 Op 52