classical singer, pianist & teacher

Anastasia Antropova

Anastasia Antropova is a concert pianist, singer and vocal coach. She is interested both in improving her skills and in teaching others. Studying both piano and voice deeply gives her better understanding nature of music and connection and helps both pianists and singers. She performes in the venues of Russia, Italy, USA. She won numerous international piano, singing and composition competitions.

Anastasia graduated from Saint Petersburg Conservatory in 2017 (MM in Piano Performance) and went to Milan to continue mastering her piano and voice skills. Most recent solo performance venues included Casa Verdi, Sala Santa Maria, Palazzina Liberty in Italy, Academic Capella and Steinway Piano Gallery in Saint Petersburg. Anastasia made her US opera debut in modern production of "Bertha" by Ned Rorem in October, 2021 (Chicago, CCPA)

In 2020 Anastasia released her debut album of Chopin's late works. Later in 2020 she organized the first projects of her school Antropova Music Studio. In 2021 Anastasia was admitted to Master Degree Program of Voice performance to Chicago School of Performing Arts (Roosevelt University). She currently works as a collaborative pianist at CCPA and continue her other musical and educational projects. Anastasia resides with her family in Chicago.
EDUCATION
  • Saint Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov College of Music, 2011 Certificate of Professional Studies: Performer/ Teacher
  • Saint Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory, 2017 Master of Music: Concert Pianist/ Teacher
  • Milano School of Music, 2019 Certificate of studying: Opera singing
  • Currently: CCPA, 2023 Master of Music: Voice Performance
ADDITIONAL EDUCATION/MASTERCLASSES (selected)
  • Milano School of Music, Certificate of Studying opera singing for 3 years (2017−2019)
  • Milano Music Master’s School, piano (2019)
  • Tallinn Music Masterclasses, piano (2015)
  • Belcanto Academy Vienna (2014/15)
  • International Dvorak Opera Masterclasses with orchestra (2014/15)
  • Mozarteum Summer School, piano (2014)
  • Opera Training Institute Chicago (2012)
  • Voice Elena Obraztsova Master’s School (2011)
PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

Solo recitals (selected from the recent years):

  • Casa Verdi under Società del Quartetto di Milano (Milan, Italy, 2019)
  • Sala Santa Maria (Aqui Terme, Italy, 2019)
  • Concert Hall of Music School (Ridder, Kazakhstan, 2019)
  • Concert Hall of Saint Petersburg Central Library (Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2018)
  • MaMu Magazzino Musica (Milan, Italy, 2018)
  • White Hall of Lermotov Library (Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2018)
  • Tikhvin Church under N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov Museum (Tikhvin, Russia, 2018)
  • Steinway Piano Gallery (Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 2017)
Participating in concerts as soloist (selected from the recent years):
  • Palazzina Liberty (Milan, Italy, 2019)
  • Student Philarmony (Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2019)
  • Saint Petersburg Capella Concert Hall (Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2018)
  • Sheremetevsky Palace (Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2017)
Repertoire includes roles, arias and art songs for lyric-coloratura mezzo.
AWARDS
  • Citta d’Albenga International Music Competition, 2nd prize (Albenga, Italy, 2018)
  • International Vittoria Catta Rigetti Music Award, 3rd prize (Cortemiglia, Italy, 2016)
  • International Piano Pera competition, 2nd prize + Best Rachmaninov Music Interpretation Diploma (Istanbul, Turkey, 2013)
  • International Piano Competition 'Path to Mastery', 1st prize (Rostov-na-Dony, Russia 2012)
  • Saint Petersburg International Music Competition 'Lira', 2nd prize (SaintPetersburg, Russia, 2011)
  • International Padova Music Competition, 3rd prize (Padua, Italy, 2010)
  • Sergei Leiferkus Opera Youth Competition, 2nd prize (Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2009)
  • International youth composition competition 'I am composer', 2nd prize (Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2008)
TEACHING AND COACHING EXPERIENCE
Private piano tutoring at precollege/college level (Saint Petersburg)
Private vocal coaching (Milan, 2018−19)
Collaborative pianist (CCPA, Chicago, 2021)
LANGUAGE SKILLS
  • Russian — native speaker
  • English — advanced (fluent)
  • Italian — upper intermediate (fluent)
  • French — beginner
  • German — beginner
Events
Online interviews with worldwide famous artists and more
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