Anna Kiselyova is qualified classical pianist, piano teacher, accompanist,
researcher, also interested in various non-academic styles and modern music.
Anna holds LTCL Diploma in Performance with Distinction from Trinity
College London; she graduated with Honoured Master of Music in
Performance from DIT Conservatory of Music in Dublin, and earlier obtained
her undergraduate degree from Zaporozhye National College of Music
(Ukraine). She had awarded 1st and 2nd prizes in numerous national piano
competitions both in Ukraine and Ireland, as well as 2nd place at the
international piano competition Lia Tortora in Italy.
Anna frequently performs as solo pianist, with vocalists, instrumentalists,
chamber groups and orchestras in Ireland and internationally. In Ireland she
appeared with concerts at the National Concert Hall, Hugh Lane Gallery,
St.Anns’ Church, Gleeson Theatre, Carlingford Heritage Centre, Norman
Gallery, Townley Hall and others. She works as an accompanist for the Royal
Irish Academy of Music, national and international music festivals and
competitions, and performs with a number of artists such as Sylvia O’Brien
(soprano), Grainne Hope (cello), Vourneen Ryan (flute), Oleg Ponomarev
(violin), Drazen Derek (guitar), Deirdre Duffy (soprano), and others. Anna
collaborates with Kids Classics in theirs programme of live concerts
presented in hospitals around Ireland.
As an artistic director of the Russian School of Music in Ireland, Anna
organised number of succesful cultural events dedicated to Rachmaninov
140th, Scriabin 100th and Tchaikovsky 175th anniversaries with the support
of Dublin City Council, Russian Embassy in Ireland and Russian Orthodox
Church in Ireland. She also appeared as a lecturer at the National Libraries of
Ireland and at the events of EPTA: European Piano Teachers Association.