The Washington Post has described cellist Tanya Anisimova as a “highly focused artist” graced with “spiritual authority” and “an easy mastery of her instrument” and her original music as “melodious, mystical, and deeply emotional.
Recent highlights include sold-out recitals at Carnegie Hall in New York, International Port Fairy Festival in Australia, a video performance of Bachʼs Chaconne, as well as performances of Shostakovich Concerto #1 in New Orleans and Tchaikovskyʼs Rococo Variations in Virginia Beach, Stage8 TV and “The Red Door Series” in Connecticut.
Lydia Frumkin is a Professor Emeritus of Piano at Oberlin Conservatory. Lydia teaches master classes and festivals in the Netherlands, Switzerland, Iceland, Mexico, Russia, and in the U.S. at University of Michigan, University of Toledo, Tulane University, among others. she has toured extensively throughout the former Soviet Union, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and in U.S. cities including New York (Merkin Hall, WMP Concert Hall), Cleveland (Severance Hall), Washington, D.C. (Phillips Gallery, Strathmore Hall, Corcoran Gallery, McCathran Hall), Chicago, Pittsburgh, New Orleans. She has collaborated with internationally-known performers, including members of the St. Petersburg String Quartet and Cleveland Orchestra Quartet.