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Anna Ovsyanikova (Violin) Profile

Orchestral bookings (since August 2012)

  • Orchestras: BBC Concert Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra Anglia, Jersey Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra Future Firsts.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): Royal Opera House Orchestra, Welsh National Opera Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Brandenburg Sinfonia, City of London Sinfonia, London Contemporary Orchestra, London Musical Arts Orchestra (LMA Orchestra).
  • Sessions: BBC TV Session.

Anna's orchestral work also includes

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  • July-Aug 2013: City of London Sinfonia for Opera Holland Park (tutti second violin)
  • Feb 2013: London Musical Arts (LMA) Orchestra (Seating Number 4)
  • Dec 2012: Bombay Chamber Orchestra (Leader)
  • Sept - Dec 2012: Welsh National Opera, trial (tutti first violin)
  • July 2012: Orion Symphony Orchestra (Co-Principal, second violin)
  • June 2012: Chamber Orchestra Anglia (Seating Number 3)
  • May 2012-Present: Ballet North, extra work (tutti first violin)
  • Jan 2012: Meladina Symphony Orchestra (Co-Leader)
  • December 2011 - Guildford Camerata, co-leader, Holy Trinity Church, Guildford
  • November 2011 - Brandenburg Sinfonia, Guildford Cathedral
  • November 2011 - Guildford Philharmonic, Sub Principal (seating Number 4), concert with Lesley Garrett at G live
  • November 2011 - Orion orchestra, Royal Festival Hall
  • November 2011 - Orpheus orchestra, Cadogan Hall
  • October 2011 - Lux Chamber Orchestra, concerts at Canterbury Festival, St James Notting Hill
  • June 2011 - London Contemporary Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall
  • September 2010 - Cardiff Sinfonietta, concert at Cardiff Music Festival
  • July 2010 - various positions in the symphony orchestra of Santander Academy, Spain, conducted by Zoltan Kocsis, Peter Csaba (soloist Natalia Gutman)
  • June 2010 - Royal Academy Chamber Orchestra (leader), concert at King's Place, conducted by William Bennett
  • February 2010 - played alongside London Sinfonietta in Queen Elizabeth hall for George Benjamin 50th birthday concert
  • January 2010 - leader, Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra (conductors' auditions)
  • October 2009 -Royal Academy Symphony orchestra, seating Number 3, conducted by Pablo Heras - Cassado
  • September 2009 - Royal Academy Concert Orchestra (co-leader), conducted by Semyon Bychkov
  • February 2009 - leader, CBSO Youth Orchestra Led the first half of the concert in Symphony hall, Birmingham, conducted by Andris Nelsons
  • 2008 - 2009 - member of the Thallein ensemble, Birmingham Conservatoire contemporary music ensemble, Led the ensemble on several occasions which included the performance in Town Hall, in presence of Pierre Boulez, conducted by Nicolas Kleobury and the performance at the Purcell room, London
  • 2005 - 2009 - member of Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Conservatoire, Played in firsts, seconds and led both sections of the orchestra on several occasions, which included playing the solo part in the Scheherazade in ABH and the all-Messiaen End of year 2008 concert in Birmingham Town Hall as part of the International Messiaen Conference. Also played in a workshop given by Sakari Oramo
  • 2005 - 2007 - leader, Sinfonia of Birmingham Conservatoire
  • 2003-04 - first violins tutti, Margess International Senior Orchestra, Switzerland
  • 2002 - first violins tutti, Da Silva orchestra, Germany
  • 2001 - 2005 - Chamber Concert Orchestra, St Petersburg, Co-led and led the orchestra in all major concert halls of St Petersburg

Other orchestral experience and training

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra Foyle Future Firsts (2012/13) Royal Academy Concert/Symphony Orchestra/Manson Ensemble Conducted by: Sir Simon Rattle (Leader), William Bennett (Leader), Leif Segerstam (Co-Leader), Semyon Bychkov (Co- Leader), Pablo Heras-Cassado (Seating Number 3)
  • London Sinfonietta, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Orpheus Symphony Orchestra, Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Marylebone Philharmonia, Symphony Orchestra of Santander Academy, Spain
  • Feb 2009: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) Youth Orchestra Conducted by Andris Nelsons (Leader)
  • Jul 2008: Cheltenham Festival Academy Orchestra Conducted by Martyn Brabbins (Leader and Principal second violin)
  • 2006-2009: Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra (Leader and various other positions) October 2006: Britten-Pears Orchestra (Seating Number 3)

Concerto/recital and chamber music appearances

  • June 2014: Russian Embassy in London - Pushkin in Britain Poetry Festival
  • May 2014: CERN Main Auditorium, Geneva - Ovsyanikova-Kasma Duo Recital
  • St James's Piccadilly - Gobetti Duo Recital
  • Jan 2014: Queen Elizabeth II Ballroom - Gobetti Duo (featured artists)
  • Nov 2013: Ovsyanikova-Kasma Duo Recital Series (Portugal, France, Netherlands)
  • Jul 2013: St James's Piccadilly - Chausson Poéme, with Orchestra of the City
  • Jun 2013: Wigmore Hall - LPO Soloists Chamber music concert - Brahms Sextet (violin 2)
  • May 2013: Gobetti Duo Recital Series (Spain, France, Italy, Gibraltar)
  • Feb 2013: Royal Festival Hall stage - LPO Future Firsts Chamber music concert (violin 1)
  • Nov 2012: Brahms Double Concerto with Philip Handy, Bromsgrove;
  • St Mary at Hill, London -Violin and Piano Duo Recital (Gobetti Duo)
  • Sep 2012: Chausson Poéme, with West Forest Sinfonia
  • Jul-Aug 2012: Gobetti Duo Recital Series, sponsored by the Delius Society;
  • Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1, Bedworth Symphony Orchestra
  • Mar 2012: Brahms Double Concerto with Philip Handy/Eroica Camerata
  • Dec 2011: Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1, BCO
  • Aug 2011: Pushkin House, Bloomsbury - Violin and Piano Duo Recital
  • Spring 2011: Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, Bruch Violin Concerto, Saint- Saëns Introduction and Rondo
  • Capriccioso, Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra;
  • Codarts Rotterdam - Contemporary music recital: works by G. Crumb and J. Plonka;
  • King's College London - Violin Duo Recital: works by Prokofiev, L. Berio
  • Feb 2011: Royal Academy of Music, Brahms Festival, Brahms Sonata in D minor for Violin and Piano, with Evelyne Berezovsky
  • Jul 2009: Wakefield Cathedral, Bruch Concerto No. 1, Wakefield Youth Orchestra
  • May 2009: Birmingham Cathedral, Chausson Poéme , BCO
  • Apr 2009: Birmingham Symphony Hall and Leominster Priory, Birmingham Philharmonic
  • Orchestra Lark Ascending;
  • Apr 2009: Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, Dinu Lipatti Philharmonic Orchestra, Romania

Originally from Russia, at the age of 16 Anna Ovsyanikova has made her international debut as a soloist with orchestra in Germany and got offered places at music colleges in France, UK and Switzerland but chose to come to the UK securing full scholarships first at Birmingham Conservatoire for undergraduate degree and at the Royal Academy of Music for Masters from which she graduated with distinction and DipRAM - the highest possible award in June 2011.

Anna has established a reputation as a soloist, playing Prokofiev's 1st violin concerto with the Birmingham Conservatoire Orchestra and Lark Ascending with Birmingham Philharmonic as part of the Environmental Proms at Birmingham Symphony Hall. She has played concertos with many orchestras in the West Midlands and Yorkshire, and with the Dinu Lipatti State Philharmonic Orchestra in Romania. While at the Royal Academy, as a soloist Anna performed Bruch and Tchaikovsky concertos as well as Saint-Saëns's Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso with the Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra for the conducting students' examinations.

During her studies in London, Anna became actively involved in teaching for London Music Masters, supporting their Bridge project working with children in schools in Lambeth. She has a keen interest in contemporary music, having participated in workshops with Park Lane Group, performed with various contemporary music ensembles in Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room, Birmingham Town Hall, Cheltenham Festival, Royal Academy and other venues in London and across the UK and Europe. She has also played with London Sinfonietta at the South Bank.

In 2010 she was selected to participate in Santander Music Academy where she had masterclasses with Zakhar Bron and played alongside Natalia Gutman. While a student, as an orchestral player she has led all Birmingham Conservatoire orchestras as well as CBSO Youth, Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra and YMSO. She has worked with such conductors as Semyon Bychkov, Martyn Brabbins, Andris Nelsons. The highlight of her orchestral experience at the Royal Academy was leading a Royal Academy Concert Orchestra conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. In the 2012-2013 year she was selected as one of the two violinists on prestigious Foyle Future Firsts scheme with London Philharmonic Orchestra, in which she played with LPO including co-leading Debut Sounds concert at Queen Elizabeth Hall and performing with LPO soloists at Wigmore Hall in June 2013. As part of the programme she was also a Leader of Bombay Chamber Orchestra on tour in India.

Presently she appears as a freelance player with different orchestras including Royal Opera House Covent Garden, City of London Sinfonia, Welsh National Opera, London Contemporary Orchestra and others. She is a founder member of the Gobetti Duo with Sally Wigan with whom she regularly performes across the UK as well as on tours to Europe and the US.

EDUCATION

Graduate studies

  • Royal Academy of Music (2009 - 2011, MA Distinction, DipRAM)
  • Birmingham Conservatoire (2005 - 2009, BMus Hons) : First Class Honours

Schools attended

St Petersburg, Special Secondary Music School by St Petersburg Conservatory (1994 - 2005): Diploma (First Class Honours) of secondary vocational education - qualification "orchestra (ensemble) performer; professor of instrumental performance, in major instrumental performance (violin)".

Prizes and Awards

  • Sept 2009-June 2011-Clumber Studio Scholarship, Royal Academy of Music
  • 2009-Delius Prize-2nd Prize
  • 2008-Ludlow Philharmonic Concerto Prize, String Prize, Birmingham Conservatoire-winner
  • February 2007-Sylvia Cleaver Chamber Music Prize
  • 2007-Sylvia Cleaver Chamber Music Prize, Chandos Symphony Orchestra Musician of the Year competition-2nd prize
  • 2006-Birmingham Conservatoire Winifred Micklam Prize for First Year Students-winner,
  • 2006 Kenneth Page Foundation Competition Young Violinist-winner

Teachers

  • Pieter Schoeman
  • Nathaniel Vallois
  • Rimma Sushanskaya
  • Helena Zaitseva
  • Alla Aranovskaya

Masterclasses

  • Zakhar Bron
  • György Pauk
  • Vadim Gluzmann
  • Edith Peinemann
  • Krzysztof Smietana
  • Daniel Hope
  • Alexandre Brussilovsky
  • Vartan Manoogian
  • Joshua Fisher

Anna joined Morgensterns in December 2011

Anna's web profile was last updated 20th Aug 2017

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Anna Ovsyanikova (Violin) Profile

Originally from Russia, at the age of 16 Anna Ovsyanikova has made her international debut as a soloist with orchestra in Germany and got offered places at music colleges in France, UK and Switzerland but chose to come to the UK securing full scholarships first at Birmingham Conservatoire for undergraduate degree and at the Royal Academy of Music for Masters from which she graduated with distinction and DipRAM - the highest possible award in June 2011.

Anna has established a reputation as a soloist, playing Prokofiev's 1st violin concerto with the Birmingham Conservatoire Orchestra and Lark Ascending with Birmingham Philharmonic as part of the Environmental Proms at Birmingham Symphony Hall. She has played concertos with many orchestras in the West Midlands and Yorkshire, and with the Dinu Lipatti State Philharmonic Orchestra in Romania. While at the Royal Academy, as a soloist Anna performed Bruch and Tchaikovsky concertos as well as Saint-Saëns's Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso with the Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra for the conducting students' examinations.

During her studies in London, Anna became actively involved in teaching for London Music Masters, supporting their Bridge project working with children in schools in Lambeth. She has a keen interest in contemporary music, having participated in workshops with Park Lane Group, performed with various contemporary music ensembles in Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room, Birmingham Town Hall, Cheltenham Festival, Royal Academy and other venues in London and across the UK and Europe. She has also played with London Sinfonietta at the South Bank.

In 2010 she was selected to participate in Santander Music Academy where she had masterclasses with Zakhar Bron and played alongside Natalia Gutman. While a student, as an orchestral player she has led all Birmingham Conservatoire orchestras as well as CBSO Youth, Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra and YMSO. She has worked with such conductors as Semyon Bychkov, Martyn Brabbins, Andris Nelsons. The highlight of her orchestral experience at the Royal Academy was leading a Royal Academy Concert Orchestra conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. In the 2012-2013 year she was selected as one of the two violinists on prestigious Foyle Future Firsts scheme with London Philharmonic Orchestra, in which she played with LPO including co-leading Debut Sounds concert at Queen Elizabeth Hall and performing with LPO soloists at Wigmore Hall in June 2013. As part of the programme she was also a Leader of Bombay Chamber Orchestra on tour in India.

Presently she appears as a freelance player with different orchestras including Royal Opera House Covent Garden, City of London Sinfonia, Welsh National Opera, London Contemporary Orchestra and others. She is a founder member of the Gobetti Duo with Sally Wigan with whom she regularly performes across the UK as well as on tours to Europe and the US.

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Anna Ovsyanikova (Violin) Profile

Education/Outreach experience

  • April 2014-Present - Pro Corda's Young String Experience (Year 4-6 Chamber Ensembles)
  • Aug 2013 Violin teacher at Simon Smith's violin course at The Yorke Trust, South Creake
  • Norfolk: teaching current students of Birmingham Conservatoire/Royal Northern College of Music. Open master classes, chamber music coaching
  • Sep 2012-Jun 2013- LPO Animate Orchestra workshops in secondary schools across London (Harris Academy, Archbishop Tenison's school); FUNHarmonics: workshops with children aged 2-11 at the South Bank
  • April 2012-Present - Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School, peripatetic violin teacher: individual violin lessons to children aged 4-11, ABRSM graded exams (grades 1-7)
  • October 2011-Present-Deptford Green Secondary School, peripatetic violin teacher: individual lessons, paired lessons and directing a string group
  • January 2012-March 2013-Charter School (secondary), peripatetic violin/viola teacher, individual lessons, conducting a string orchestra
  • December 2009-August 2012-London Music Centre, private violin and piano tuition to individual students across London, ABRSM graded exams (grades 3-8)
  • December 2009-July 2011-London Music Masters, Bridge Project violin teacher (individual and classes). As part of the programme prepared children for Bright Sparks concerts at the Royal Festival Hall

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    Anna's recitals

    5th August 2017 (11am - 11.45am) (Recital)

    St John the Baptist Church, Barnet.


    11th August 2017 (7pm) (Recital)

    National Liberal Club

    • Summer Gala Concert (Black Tie)
    • Anna Ovsyanikova (Violin)
    • Christopher Hotson (Piano)
    • Claire Lees (Soprano)
    • William Smith (Tenor)

    Their programme includes a range of familiar pieces and well known arias from the classical repertoire.

    A long interval will be arranged so that members may either enjoy a pre-booked dinner in the Dining Room or arrange their own picnic supper on the Terrace. You will be able to order from the Club's wine list and pre-concert drinks will be served.

    What better way to spend a summer evening!

    • Tickets - £38.00 per person for the concert only
    • OR
    • Tickets - £86.00 Including, concert, reception and dinner.

    Menus and a wine list will be sent out on receipt of your booking.

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