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Student Tatjana Vassiljeva



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David Geringas

Tatjana Vassiljeva was born in Novosibirsk in 1977. At the age of six she began studying the cello with Eugenij Nilov at the local conservatory. From 1989 till 1995 she studied with Maria Jurawlijova at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, from 1995 till 1998 with Walter Nothas at the Music College, Munich, where she graduated with distinction. Since 1998 she has been a pupil of David Geringas' in his master class at the Hanns Eilser Music College, Berlin.
Tatjana Vassilieva has received scholarships and awards at numerous international competitions. In 1994, at the age of 17, she was awarded the second prize at the ARD Competition in Munich as well as the Bunkamura Orchard Hall Award, that included a concert tour in Japan. In 1999 she won the first prize at the 3rd Adam International Cello Competition in New Zealand. In 2000 she was awarded the second prize at the International Pablo Casals Cello Competition in Kronberg and the first prize at the Izuminomori Cello in Japan.
Since the age of 12, Tatjana Vassiljeva has given successful recitals and concerts in Russia, Europe and Japan. As a chamber musician she performed at major international festival with Tatjana Geringas, Cyprian Katsaris, Yuri Bashmet or Eugen Istomin to name but a few.
The cellist commands an extensive repertoire ranging from Bach to contemporary music, and she has performed several premiers.

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This cellist was posted by Johann Paetsch and last edited on 20 June 2004 at 2:26:50 PM.