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 Sydney Festival; concerti by Gorecki, Prokofiev and Elena Kats-Chernin’s third piano concerto, Lebewohl, commissioned for Cislowska; the world premiere of Human Waves by Elena Kats-Chernin as composer and Cislowska as librettist and pianist for Sydney Philharmonia Choirs’ Centenary Celebration; CIRCA’s En Masse for Lincoln Center’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 ‘Duet’ for ABC Classic FM and edits for Boosey & Hawkes (Berlin). www.tamara-annacislowska.com