Anna Kondrashina is a prizewinner of several prestigious competitions in Japan and China, she has been awarded the Worshipful Company of Musicians Silver Medal in the UK.
Joining the Philharmonia Orchestra as Associate member for 21/22 and 22/23 seasons, Anna appears as principal flute in the orchestras such as the Philharmonia and Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
Being a sensitive chamber music partner, Anna has collaborated with renowned artists including Trevor Pinnock, Rachel Podger, Denis Bouriakov and Vag Papian. She is frequently invited to join UK based Ensemble 360 and Moriarty Winds. Together with pianist and composer Pavel Timofeyevsky Anna created a series of bespoke transcriptions for flute and piano called “Rewired Music”.
Apart from her exciting career as a modern flautist, Anna is very passionate about historical performance. She has appeared with various baroque ensembles around the world, such as Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, The English Concert to name a few.
Born in Moscow, Anna received her Bachelor’s degree from Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory where she studied under tutelage of Olga Ivusheikova, excelling on both modern and baroque flutes; Artist’s Diploma from the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music in Tel Aviv in the class of Yossi Arnheim and a Master of Arts in Performance at the Royal Academy of Music, London, studying with the renowned flautists William Bennett (modern flute) and Lisa Beznosiuk (historical flutes).
Anna Kondrashina plays an ALTUS 1207 with 18 Karat gold plating