Anna Levy

October 20, 2022 7:46 pm Published by

Anna Levy, native of Sofia, Bulgaria, pianist and musicologist, received her Doctor of Musical Arts from the Moscow Conservatory in 1990. On immigrating to Canada she has appeared both as a soloist and chamber musician championing contemporary music in North America and Europe. She has appeared as soloist at Princeton University, Ohio State University, the University of Illinois, University of British Columbia, and Simon Fraser University, in performances of the music of Scriabin, Alfred Schnittke, Nikolai Korndorf, and numerous Canadian composers. In 2003 she formed the Yarilo Music Ensemble in collaboration with fellow pianist Jane Hayes, and the ensemble has been featured in CBC broadcasts. Noted for her innovative approaches to performance, Levy recently toured Europe where she performed on stages in Zurich, the Scriabin Museum in Moscow, and the Felicia Blumenthal Center in Tel Aviv, Israel. She also participated in the Sofia Music Weeks International Festival, where she was broadcast on Bulgarian television.

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