Anastasya Terenkova is a breathtaking artist, whose performance style and elegance is standout among the young generation of world pianists today."
Born in Moscow, Anastasya started taking classes of piano at the age of six entering the famous Moscow Gnessin's Special Music School for Gifted Children, The Alma Mater of such a musicians as Evgueni Kissin, Boris Berezovsky Alexander Kniazev. At the age of eleven she gave her first solo recital.
In 2001, Anastasya entered the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris where she studied with Jacques Rouvier - Piano and Itamar Golan - Chamber Music. Anastasya has participated in master-classes with Vladimir Krainev, Dmitri Bashkirov, Michail Voskresensky, Philippe Bianconi, Dominique Merlet, Aldo Ciccolini and Christophe Eschenbach. Anastasya has performed solo and chamber music at such a venues as the Rachmaninoff and Malyi Halls of the Moscow State Conservatory; UNISA Grand Concert Hall, Pretoria, South Africa; Théatre Mogador, Salle Cortot, Auditorium de Louvre; Theatre des Champs Elysees, Paris France; Auditorium de Grenoble, France; the Aaronoff Center Cincinnati, USA and Mannes College of Music Concert Hall, New York, USA. She has been invited to the Saint Riquier Musical Festival, Les Rencontres Musicales en Artois Festival, "Musique entre nous" Festival, Annecy Festival, France and others.
In February - March, 2005 she gave 10 solo recitals as part of her first North American Tour.
Anastasya is a laureate of the Georges Cziffra Music Foundation and a scholarship recipient of Tarazzi Foundation of Paris Conservatory (2003- 2005) Nadia et Lily Boulanger Foundation, Paris, France (2005) and the ADAMI Foundation, France (2006 -2007 and 2007-2008).
Anastasya is a prizewinner of various international piano competitions including International Young Pianists Competition, Kils, Sweden 1994 (Diploma); Stravinsky Awards International Piano Competition, USA 1995 (Finalist); Saint-Nom-la-Brétèche International Piano Competition, France 2000 (2nd Prize & Franz Liszt Performance Special Prize); Arcachon International Piano Competition, France 2002 (Special Prize for the best Maurice Ravel Interpretation); "Adilia Alieva" International Piano Competition, Gaillard, France 2002 (2nd Prize & Virtuosity Prize); Epinal International Piano Competition, France 2003; Cincinnati International World Piano Competition, Cincinnati, USA 2004 (2nd Prize); Dorothy MacKenzie Artist Recognition Award, New York, USA 2006 (1st Prize).
In September 2007, Anastasya was the 1st, unanimous entrant to the Famous Postgraduate Course "Perfectionnement" of Paris National Superior Conservatory, the piano class of Jacques Rouvier. She is the proud recipient of the "Bluthner" Piano from the Arnold Reinhold Foundation.
In 2008-2009 season Anastasya will perform at "Hotel de Invalides", Auditorium de Musee d'Orsay, "Archives Nationales", "Cite de la Musique" in Paris, at Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia Spain, "Bluthner Piano Series" in Leipzig, Germany, "King's Place Music Festival" in London, she is invited at Festival Chopin in Paris, Dinard Music Festival, St-Riquier Music Festival, Festival "Les Vacanses de Monsieur Haydn", "Festival d'Auvers-sur-Oise", France and many others.
In February 2009 Anastasya won the 2nd Prize in the Vibrarte International Music Competition in Paris. In April 2009 she will be the featured guest on Gaelle le Gallique famous classical music radio program "Dans la Cours des Grands" on "France Musique" Radio.
In February 2009 Anastasya was selected among 24 pianists to take part in prestigious International Piano-E-Competition which will take place in Minneapolis, USA in July 2009.