Was born in Odesa in 1972, In 1991 she finished the Central Special
Music School of the MOSCOW Concervatoire and 1996 - graduated from the
MOSCOW Conservatory and in 1998 finished the post-graduate course of the
Moscow Conservatoire. All the year as she studied with the famous violin
teacher Prof. Irina Bochkova-the pupil of the outstanding teacher Prof.
Yu Yankelevitch. She also the assistant of Prof. Bochtova since 1999.
She was the laureate of the International Paganini Competition in
Genova, Italy and also the International "Juventus" festival in 1989 and
1991 respectively. in 1994 she won the prestigious International
Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow , Russia.
The best concert halls of the world are proud to host her performances.
Among them are the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire, the St.
George Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace, Royal Albert Hall in London,
Beethoven Hall in Berlin and Wiener Konzerthaus and Bruchnerhaus in
Austria. Her exceptional talents has brought her to perform with such
orchestras as Tchaikovsky Big Symphony Orchestra under direction of V.
Fedoseev, St. Petersburg Philharmony Symphony Orchestra under direction
of Yu Temirkanov, the Vienna Chamber Orchestra and Others.
She toured with great success in Austria, France, England , Germany,
Japan, Italy, Republic of South Africa, Spain, Hong Kong Greece, South
Korea, Luxembourg, Australia, Turkey, Egypt, Philippines and other
countries. She also conducts master classes in Australia, Japan and
South Korea. She made recordings for Radio and TV of Russia, CIS
Countries, England, Spain and South Korea.
Ansatasia Chebotareva is the soloist of the Moscow Philharmonic. Her
repertoire (Solo with Symphony orchestras) is wide - she performs more
than 30 violin concertos and includes music of different epochs and
Pinaist Ankie Foell, of Dutch descent, was born in Sumatra. Her public
performance career began at age thirteen, when she received first prize
at the Rotterdam Annual Piano Youth Competition - the Netherlands. She
has degrees from the Amsterdam Conservatory of Music and the University
of Wisconsin - Madison Music Department in the US.
She was later honored with the award of a scholarship from Mrs. Efrem
Zimbalist, founder of the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia, USA. During
one of her extend stays in Europe, Ms. Foell expanded her repertoire
studies under the guidance of pianist composer Yvonne Loriod-Messiaen
and in classes with the noted composer Oliver Messiaen.
She has concertized, conducted master classes, taught privately, and
presented lecture recitals throughout Europe, the United States, Canada,
Asia Middle East. She often serves juries at piano competitions. Various
students of hers have become first prize winners at festival
competitions. Presently Ms. Foell resides in Jakarta. She teaches
classes of "Music Appreciation" to students at the "Art Institute of
Jakarta (IKJ) at TIM where she recently performed a lecture recital on
the music Oliver Messiaen.