Russian pianist accompanied by Cameristi Della Scala
by Daily Sabah
ISTANBULFeb 11, 2016 - 12:00 am GMT+3
by Daily Sabah
Feb 11, 2016 12:00 am
İş Sanat hosts the shining star of classical music, Russian pianist Anna Vinnitskaya. Coming from a family of musicians, Vinnitskaya received her first piano lessons from her mother at the age of eight and gave her first recital at the age of nine. The elegant pianist won the International Queen Elizabeth Piano Competition in 2007 in Brussels and the Leonard Bernstein Award at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival in 2008. The Russian pianist also received the Diapason d'Or Award and the Choc du Mois Award from Classica Magazine with her debut album featuring the compositions of Rachmaninov, Gubaidulina, Medtner and Prokofiev. During her performance at İş Sanat, Vinnitskaya will be accompanied by the Cameristi Della Scala. Founded by the musicians of the La Scala Orchestra in 1982, the ensemble has a rich repertoire featuring compositions from the 18th century to the modern day. The orchestra, which is known for its colorful and delicate style, has performed at the most prestigious music halls in the world such as Carnegie Hall in New York, Salle Gaveau in Paris, Warsaw Opera Hall, Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow and Coliseum in Buenos Aires. The ensemble and Vinnitskaya will present a large repertoire to Istanbulites and perform compositions by Bach, Respighi, Rossini and Bossi.