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Anna Tifu, violinist

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Anna Tifu was born in Cagliari, Italy on January 1st, 1986. Under the guidance of her father, she began studying the violin at the age of six, and graduated from the Cagliari Conservatorium at the age of fifteen with a Diploma, having acheived full credits, as well as a Special Mention Award. Anna has also studied with the pedagogue Salvatore Accardo since the young age of eight, and has attended courses at the W. Stauffer Academy in Cremona.
 
Ms. Tifu began her professional career very early at the age of eleven when she made her solo debut with the National des pays de la Loire Orchestra, and toured through France, earning an invitation to perform at the Tenth International Mozart Festival at Rovereto as soloist with the Orchestra Haydn of Bolzano & Trento, going on to make her debut at the Scala in Milan, playing Bruch's First Violin Concerto at the age of twelve.
 
Her active career as soloist and chamber musician includes solo performances with the Philharmonic of the Nation, the Toscanini Symphony Orchestra, the Romanian Symphony Orchestra "P. Constantinescu di Ploiesti". the Hungarian Symphony Orchestra of Miskolc, the Piemonth Youth Orchestra, the Essen Chamber Orchestra, the Munich Chamber Orchestra, the Prague Chamer Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Opera House of Cagliari, and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Bucharest.
 
Her ability to keep a massive repertoire at her fingertips at any given day is one of her talents. Her current repertoire includes concerti by: Viotti, Rode, Spohr, Viextemps, Mozart, Bruch, Mendelssohn, Wieniawski, Sibelius, Saint-Saens, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Paganini, Shostakovich, and Beethoven. Her sonati include: Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Franck, Ravel, Prokofiev, and Ysaye, as well as the complete 24 Caprices by Paganini.
 
Her latest mentors as Aaron Rosand and Pamela Frank, at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.