Anastasiya Evsina - worldwide pianist
Anastasiya Evsina is a pianist based in Brasília with an extensive international career. Her performances have been heard on prestigious stages such as the Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall, Minato Mirai Recital Hall in Yokohama, the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Paderewsky Hall in Lausanne, and the Rachmaninov Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, as well as iconic venues in Brazil like the Cultural Center in São Paulo, Plínio Marcos Theater in Brasília, and Eva Klabin Foundation in Rio de Janeiro.

Beginning her musical journey at the age of four, Evsina pursued an exemplary academic path. She earned her master's degree at the esteemed Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, guided by Professor Daria Petrova, and specialized in chamber music at the Gnessin Academy under the guidance of Georgy Fedorenko. This journey was preceded by an undergraduate degree with Honorable Mention at the Russian Music Academy Gnessin, where she was also mentored by Arkady Sevidov and Grigory Gordon.

Her repertoire is vast and varied, spanning different eras and styles. Evsina has a fondness for less conventional pieces, such as compositions by Feinberg, Brahms, Ravel, Taneyev, Rachmaninov, and Medtner. Her passion for chamber music is highlighted through collaborations with various musicians, boasting a collection of chamber works as expansive as her solo repertoire.

Among her achievements, Evsina has been honored in competitions in Russia and her talent showcased on Bulgaria's TV1. In Brazil, she frequently conducts master classes at the University of Brasília. In 2021, she introduced a series of recitals focused on "Great Composer-Pianists", and in 2023, she starred as a soloist in the E. Grieg concert with the OSTNCS, a performance immortalised by the Senate TV in a documentary about her journey. Additionally, she performed with the Symphony Orchestra of Porto Alegre.

With a global pedagogical approach, Evsina guided students in prestigious institutions such as the Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Gnessin Academy, and Hochschule für Musik Saar, among others. Her expertise led one student to secure a position at the University of Brasília. She is also the creative mind behind the "Technical Solutions" course, aimed at piano technique.

Her performances are characterized by lyricism, naturalness, and a cohesive narrative. Musical critic Evelina Zdravkova notes, "Evsina captivates the audience with impeccable skill and extraordinary talent, exuding powerful music with grace." Regarding her interpretation of Rachmaninov's Sonata no. 1, she remarked: "She lifted the spirit with originality, dynamism, and overwhelming expressiveness."