Tamara-Anna Cislowska is one of Australia’s most acclaimed, ARIA award-winning pianists, performing and recording in Australia and internationally to critical and public acclaim. Earning international prizes in London, Italy and Greece such as the Rovere d’Oro, and touring Japan and the USA as cultural ambassador for Australia, Tamara’s accolades include ABC Young Performer of the Year, the Freedman Fellowship, an Art Music Award for ‘Performance of the Year’ (ACT) and the 2015 ARIA award for 'Best Classical Album'.
Frequent guest of orchestras and festivals worldwide, Tamara has performed as soloist with the London Philharmonic, Auckland Philharmonia, and all major Australasian symphony orchestras with conductors such as Matthias Bamert, Edo de Waart, Asher Fisch, Johannes Fritzsch, Karina Kanellakis and Alondra de la Parra. Recent engagements include concerti by Gorecki, Prokofiev and the world premiere of Elena Kats-Chernin’s piano concerto, Lebewohl, with the Tasmanian, Canberra and Queensland Symphony Orchestras; CIRCA’s En Masse for Brisbane Festival and Lincoln Centre’s White Light Festival (USA); and Australian Chamber Orchestra’s Mountain for the Barbican (UK). With five ARIA no.1 albums, most recently ‘Into Silence’ recorded with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, and ‘Unsent Love Letters: meditations on Erik Satie’, available on Deutsche Grammophon outside Australia, Tamara also presents for ABC Classic FM and edits for Boosey & Hawkes (Berlin). www.tamara-annacislowska.com.au
Photography by Steven Godbee
Tamara-Anna has recorded for Wirripang: