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Originally From: Moscow
The pianist Tatiana Tchekina was born in Moscow into a family of singers. She studied at the Kiev and Moscow Conservatories with Vsevolod Topilin and Boris Zemlyansky. Since 1967, Ms. Tchekina has been performing with her husband, the violinist Oleh Krysa, in solo and chamber music recitals in major concert halls throughout the former Soviet Union (including the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory), Europe (including Wigmore Hall, Concertgebouw and Semper Oper), the United States (including Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC), Canada, Australia, New Zealand, China, Korea and Japan and has received world wide critical acclaim.
Tatiana Tchekina also appeared at major music festivals in Russia (Moscow Stars), Czechoslovakia (Prague Spring), Austria (Wiener Fest), Finland (Kuhmo, Korsholm), USA (Oregon Bach Festival, The Lake Winnipesaukee Music Festival, Park City International Chamber Music Festival) and Australia (Townsville).
She has recorded on the Melodiya, BIS, Triton, Olympia, Amadis, Polskie Nagranie, TNC and Russian Disc labels with violinist Oleh Krysa.
Ms. Tatiana Tchekina taught Chamber Music at Kiev Conservatory and Accompanying at Gnesin Musical and Pedagogical Institute in Moscow. Currently she is Assistant Professor of Accompanying at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York.