Georgi Anichenko (cello) & Anastasya Terenkova (piano)

Georgi Anichenko (cello) & Anastasya Terenkova (piano)
21 February 2011

Georgi Anichenko, winner of the Fifth International String Competition (cello section), began playing the cello at the age of five. By the age of eight, he was performing with the Minsk State Music College Orchestra. In 1996, he received First Prize at the International Competition for the Young Musicians in Moscow and a year later he took the Virtuosity Prize at the Junior International Tchaikovsky Competition.

Georgi entered the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris at the age of fifteen. He won Second Prize at the Lions Club International Cello Competition in Nantes (France) and in 2004, he graduated (with honours) from the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris. In 2008 Georgi received the first prize at the Note et Bein International French Music Cello Competition. In 2009 he received the Second Witold Lutoslawski Cello Competition in Warsaw (Poland). He regularly gives solo recitals and takes part in chamber music concerts worldwide.

Anastasya Terenkova started taking piano lessons at the age of six at the famous Moscow Gnessin's Special Music School for Gifted Children. At the age of eleven she gave her first solo recital. In 2001 she entered the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris. She has performed solo and chamber music throughout Russia, South Africa, France and the USA. She is a scholarship recipient of Tarazzi Foundation of the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris (2003-5), Nadia et Lily Boulanger Foundation (2005), the ADAMI Foundation (2006-7) and the Meyer Foundation (2010). Anastasya is prize winner of various international piano competitions like the Stravinsky Awards International Piano Competition (1995); Arcachon International Piano Competition (2002) and the Epinal International Piano Competition (2003), to name but a few.

Fauré – Three Pieces
Poulenc – Sonata for cello and piano
Hanmer – Elegy: 24 Maraisburg
Prokofiev – Five Melodies, Op. 35a
Shostakovich – Sonata for cello and piano, Op. 40

R120 (adults)
R80 (pensioners, students and learners)
Tickets available at Computicket (at all Shoprite / Checkers shops, Mimosa Mall information desk, Waterfront Mall) and at the doors.

Ninette Pretorius (tel. 051 - 401 2504)

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