Anna TI Rich


May 19, 2022

Anna Tifu (born 1 January 1986) is an Italian classical violinist. She has certain achievements in her career touring abroad and was the winner of the George Enescu violin competition in 2007.


Anna Tifu was born into a family of Romanian father and Italian mother in Cagliari. She started playing the violin at the age of 6 under the tutelage of her father. Later, Tifu made her debut as a soloist at the age of 11 with the National Symphony Orchestra des Pays de la Loire. A year later, she played Bruch's No. 1 violin concerto at La Scala in Milan.


She won the 1994 Vittorio Veneto competition, the 1998 Viotti-Valsesia competition and the 1999 international Marcello Abbado competition. Tifu studied at the Walter Stauffer Academy in Cremona with Salvatore Accardo, then attended the Academy. Chigiana in Siena and graduated in 2004. She won a scholarship to the Mozart Gesellschaft of Dortmund, and attended Curtis Academy of Music in Philadelphia under the tutelage of Shmuel Ashkenazy, Pamela Frank and Aaron Rosand.Tifu played. A guitar by Carlo Bergonzi made "Mischa Piastro" in 1739 on loan from Milan's Pro Canale. Before that, she played Antonio Stradivari's 1716 "Marèchal Berthier" ex Napoléon, which was also borrowed from the same fund. She has appeared with orchestras and chamber ensembles such as National Orchestra della RAI di Torino, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Orchestra della Fondazione Arena di Verona, Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice di Venezia, Venezuela's Simon Bolivar Orchestra, Dortmunder Symphony Orchestra, George Enescu Symphony Orchestra, Romania's National Radio Orchestra and Munich Chamber Orchestra with conductors Gustavo Dudamel, Yuri Temirkanov, Mikko Franck, Ezio Bosso , Christoph Poppen and Justus Frantz. In 2007, Tifu won the George Enescu competition with Antonio Stradivari's 1716. She played Paganini's Second Violin Concerto with the Stuttgarter Philharmoniker, conducted by Marc Piollet, in Stuttgart Liederhalle in 2017. In 2018, she opened a concert season in Paris with the French National Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mikko Franck. In February 2020, she performed concerts in Turkey with the Tekfen Symphony Orchestra conducted by Aziz Shokhakimov, including Chausson's Poème and Ravel's Tzigane. In October 2020, she played Mendelssohn's violin concerto with the Nordwestdeutsche Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Yves Abel. One reviewer noted her frequent collaborations with the conductor, "untrained technique, warmth and temperament in the first cadenza". Tifu recorded the sonata for two violins. Prokofiev's grip, Op. 56 with Pavel Berman in 2010, and recorded Tzigane for Warner Classics with pianist Giuseppe Andaloro in 2017. She was a member of the jury at the 2014 Sanremo Music Festival.


External links

Works of Anna Tifu in the German National Library catalog Official website Ravel – Tzigane (Paris, 2018) on YouTube