Biography

Russian cellist Tatiana began cello and piano lessons at the age of six and in 2004, went to study at the Moscow Special Music School with Professor Vladimir Tonkha. In 2010, Tatiana moved to the UK to study at the Royal Northern College of Music with Karine Georgian before completing her Master of Arts under the guidance of Professor Felix Schmidt at the Royal Academy of Music. Tatiana has been supported by the Yuri Rozum International Charitable Foundation.

Tatiana has performed extensively throughout Europe, the UK and Russia as both a soloist and chamber musician. As a member of Southbank Sinfonia 2015 Tatiana has performed in the Royal Albert Hall, Barbican, Cadogan Hall, Hong Kong City Hall. As a chamber musician she represented the orchestra at the Anghiari Festival in Italy and performed at the Front Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall. Her orchestral experience includes side-by-side projects with the Royal Opera House Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, Academy of St Martin in the Fields; collaborating with conductors such as Antonio Pappano, Vladimir Ashkenazy, John Wilson.

Tatiana’s festival appearances include a performance with Yuri Rozum at Kensington Palace, Stockhausen’s Gruppen with London Sinfonietta in Southbank Centre’s The Rest is Noise, a performance of Beethoven’s String Trio with Ana Chumachenko at Palacio de Festivales in Santander and the Russian premiere of Gubaidulina’s Mirage: The Dancing Sun for eight cellos in the Moscow State Conservatory Great Hall.

As a member of Stella Quartet, Tatiana made her Wigmore Hall debut in July 2013, performed in the 2014 Wigmore Hall concert series For Crying Out Loud and gave the UK premiere of Pereria’s Strophe in Duke’s Hall.

Tatiana is an enthusiastic teacher and workshop leader. Her outreach experience includes working alongside members of London Sinfonietta with ‘KX collective’, assisting Fraser Trainer and Melinda Maxwell at workshops held by Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, and working with members of the ‘Ignite’ ensemble. In 2015  Stella Quartet has been appointed Wigmore Hall Learning Fellows at the Royal Academy of Music.

Education

Royal Academy of Music, London (Master of Arts) 2012-2014

Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester (Bachelor of Music with Honours) 2010-2012

Musikhogskolan i Malmo, Sweden 2009-2010 International Course in Interpretation of Music

Gnessin’s Russian Academy of Music, Moscow 2007-2010 (Completed 3 years of the Bachelor’s programme)

Gnessin’s Special Secondary Music School, Moscow 2004-2007 (Advanced Diploma of the Specialised Secondary Education)