The musical “phenomenon” Tatjana Vassiljeva is characterized by perfect technique and an incredible richness of sound. Tatjana Vassiljeva's unique virtuosity is only surpassed by her musical personality and ideas, which she can express wonderfully.
Her innate musical curiosity is reflected in the wide-ranging repertoire, which ranges from baroque to contemporary music and also includes several world premieres.
Tatjana Vassiljeva began her European concert career at the age of twelve. In October 2001 she won the “First Grand Prix de la Ville de Paris” at the 7th International Rostropovitch Competition in Paris, and in 2005 she was celebrated as “International New Discovery of the Year” at the French “Victoires de la Musique Classique”. This enabled her to lay the foundation for her international career. Since then, Tatjana has earned an excellent reputation as one of the leading cellists of our time.
Mikhail Mordvinov is one of the most important Russian pianists of his generation. After numerous successes in international competitions, he now performs worldwide as a soloist, chamber musician and song pianist. Radio and CD recordings document his virtuosity and musical maturity. Mordvinov began playing the piano at the age of six and was taught in Tatjana Zelikman's piano class at the Moscow Gnessin Music School from the age of seven. In 1994 he began studying at the Russian Gnessin Academy under Professor Vladimir Tropp.