This exceptional pianist, versatile artist, seasoned teacher and life-affirming woman, honoured with a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Maryland and a Gold Medal at the World Piano competition in Cincinnati in 2003, was born in Moscow into a family of professional pianists and has led a life shaped by music, the fine arts and an open world view. Among her mentors and teachers are Larissa Dedova, Rudolf Buchbinder, Andre Watts and Santiago Rodriguez.
Since her orchestral debut with the Haydn piano concerto at age 8 Anastasia Voltchok has performed extensively throughout Western and Eastern Europe and the United States to a high critical acclaim.
On tour Voltchok appears with the Mariinsky Orchestra St. Petersburg, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Bamberger Symphoniker, the Hamburger Symphoniker, Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana, São Paulo Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfonica de Navarra, Kremerata Baltica.
In recital among recent highlights are performances at New York’s Lincoln Center, Tonhalle Zurich, Santa Cecilia in Rome, Victoria Hall Geneva, the Gulbenkian in Lisbon.
Anastasia Voltchok is a guest artist at the Moscow Easter Festival, La Roque d’Anthéron Piano Festival and the Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli Piano Festival in Bergamo and Breschia, Italy.
Voltchok collaborates closely with conductors and soloists, such as Valery Gergiev, John Neschling, Michal Nesterowicz, Dennis Russell Davies, Roman Kofman, Gidon Kremer and Alexander Toradze.
Voltchok’s performances have been broadcast all over Europe and in the United States.
She has recorded for Novalis, Genuin and Solo Musica. A recent recording of Richard Addinsell’s Warsaw Concerto with The Branderburgische Philharmonie and Howard Griffiths is to be released in October 2016 with CPO.
Johann Sebastian Bach
Sonata 2 B flat minor op.36
Piano Concerto No. 1
D flat major op.10
Carnaval op. 9