ANNA FEDOROVA piano
BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata in F minor, Op. 57 Appassionata
SCRIABIN Piano Sonata No. 2, in C sharp minor, Op.19
CHOPIN Fantasie in F minor, Op. 49
SCHUMANN Fantasie in C, Op.17
From an early age, Anna Fedorova, one of the world’s premier young pianists, 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 were stunned by the depth and power of her musical expression. Born in 1990, the Ukrainian piano virtuoso has already appeared over twenty times at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, and has played at concert halls all over the world, including the Carnegie Hall, Cadogan Hall and Tonhalle in Zurich. After winning numerous awards in Russia, America and Europe, her career has already taken her across the world to perform with some of the most famous conductors and orchestras.
She has won 14 international piano competitions, including first prize at the international Rubinstein In Memoriam Piano Competition in Poland, and has developed a formidable repertoire to match her extraordinary technique. All acknowledge her talent and her musical maturity which is way beyond her years. Her amazing musical talent is shown in her live performance of Rachmaninov’s Second Piano Concerto on Youtube which has attracted over two and a half million listeners.
Here in Biggar we are looking forward with great anticipation to presenting the Meadows Chamber Orchestra with pianist, Raymond Yiu, with a performance of this Rachmaninov Concerto.
Anna’s programme includes some of the most virtuosic piano music by Scriabin, the much loved Appassionata Piano Sonata by Beethoven, and two Romantic Fantasies by Chopin and Schumann.
Devoted to music from the age of 5, her career took on a crescendo of maturity, as she performs solo and with orchestra in the world’s most important concert halls, generating rave reviews from critics and audiences as well as earning several brilliant successes at international competitions.
L’Adige, Italy, 2012
..The first night was dominated by a truly great piano talent, the Ukrainian Anna Fedorova, who stunned the audience with instances of sweet expression alternating with passionate cascades of sound as she performed Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Scarlatti and Ravel. The listener was genuinely amazed upon witnessing a seemingly shy girl dramatically transform into a passionate pianist and display virtuoso skill far beyond what is expected of her young age...
Ethnos, Greece, 2012
- 17 November 2017 08:00 PM
The opening concert was a joy for members and visitors alike, so now's the time to plan ahead for the next one in the midst of the Festival. Tickets can be booked through the Festival Box Office.
Your season ticket also gives you access to concerts in Lanark and Peebles for half price - well worth the money. If you have not yet renewed membership, there is still good value in joining for seven concerts at the price of five and comes with a complimentary ticket so you can bring a friend. A particular welcome to those who have joined for the first time.
Next concert is Moishe's Bagel on 24th October, in the Biggar Little Festival, with a mix of Klezmer, jazz and Latin music, then the Pomegranate Piano Trio on 14th November and Maxwell String Quartet with Anna Hashimoto making up the clarinet quintet on 7th December.
After Christmas, 17th January sees the Navarra String Quartet, Sunday afternoon, 10th February, is the BBC Young Musician winner, saxophonist Jess Gillam, with pianist Zeynep Ozsuca. Sarah Beth Briggs returns on 8th March with her wonderful piano mastery and we end the season on 25th March with the A4 Brass Quartet, winners of the Tunnell prize.