20th Century Russian Piano Sonatas
Label: Ars Produktion
Format: COMPACT DISC
The pianist Anastasia Yasko presents a selection of outstanding Russian piano sonatas from Soviet times. A handful of little known works by Prokofiev, Sviridov, Feinberg and Weinberg will give us a varied picture of the period. Here, different stylistic directions of new music as well as the characteristics of the Russian musical tradition are distinctly represented. Anastasia Yasko was born in Kursk, Russia. Since four years old she has been playing the piano. She studied the piano at the Moscow Gnessin Special Music School with Tatiana Shklovskaya and at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Vera Gornostaeva. From 2014 to 2017 she studied at the Mozarteum University Salzburg with Rolf Plagge and since 2018 she is studying with Jacques Rouvier and also working as a teaching assistant of Rolf Plagge. Anastasia had recitals in Russia, the Ukraine, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, France and Japan.