Anastasya Terenkova Biography
After finishing her studies at Gnessin’s Special Music School for gifted children, Russian born Anastasya was accepted into the Paris National Superior Conservatory of Music and Dance, where she completed her education, including the prestigious postgraduate courses “Perfectionnement” and “Artist Diploma”, studying with Jacques Rouvier and Itamar Golan (chamber music). She was quickly recognized by Diapazon Magazine as a “ravishing pianist”.
Anastasya has received international critical acclaim and numerous awards, including 2nd Prize at the Cincinnati International World Piano Competition, 1st Prize at the Dorothy MacKenzie Artist Recognition Competition, and the prestigious 2010 “Gawon” International Music Award, Seoul, South Korea.
Performing through out Europe, United Stated, Canada, South Korea, China, Egypt and South Africa, Anastasya is regularly invited to renowned international festivals including Auvers-sur-Oise, Saint-Riquier, Perigord Noir, Chopin Festival, Menton Music Festival, The King’s Place, Bluthner Piano Series, Annecy Classic Festival, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, The International Keyboard Institute and Festival, Monte Carlo Spring Art Festival and others.
An accomplished soloist, Anastasya is also a devoted chamber musician, performing with Gilles Apap, Laurent Nauri, Jerome Ducros, Alina Ibragimova, Tatiana Samuil, Natalia Tchitch, Alissa Margulis, Michael Michalakakos, Sergei Dreznin, Liana Gourdjia, Pavel Gomziakov, she is forming a stable duo with the prize-winning cellist Georgi Anichenko.
Her recordings include Rachmaninov’s 3rd piano Concerto with Orchestre des Lauréats du Conservatoire and The Souvenir de l’Opus 28 at the Festival d’Auvers-sur-Oise with Fazil Say, David Geuerrier et Denis Matsuev. Her debut solo CD featuring works by Scarlatti, Chopin and Mussorgsky was released in 2011 and will follow with a 2016. planned release of works by Lyadov and Rachmaninov.
In January 2016 Anastasya performed together with John Malkovich Ernesto Sabato “Report on the blind”- Alfred Schittke concerto for piano and stings with Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra at Helsinki Music Center.