Remember the words of Yehudi Menuhin ‘there’s plenty of room at the top’. Be the best at what you want to do, plan it, live it, prepare for who you want to be. When you look at the future with those eyes you will see opportunity and when you see opportunity – take it.
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, , commissioned for Cislowska; the world premiere of by Elena Kats-Chernin as composer and Cislowska as librettist and pianist for Sydney Philharmonia Choirs’ Centenary Celebration; CIRCA’s for Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival (USA) and Australian Chamber Orchestra’s for the Barbican (UK).
With five ARIA no.1 albums, most recently recorded with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, and , available on Deutsche Grammophon outside Australia, Tamara also presents ‘Duet’ for ABC Classic FM and edits for Boosey & Hawkes (Berlin). www.tamara-annacislowska.com