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Described as “causing a sensation from her very first masterful bow stroke”, and praised for her “abundant array of colors and nuances”, Anna Agafia Egholm is quickly establishing herself as a world renowned soloist. Laureate of a notable list of competitions, such as Singapore, Nielsen, Tibor Varga and Stuttgart Guadagnini Stiftung, Anna is captivating audiences with her breathtaking performances, her playing “revealing both seductive boldness and exciting dramaturgical intelligence”. (Le Monde)
Anna Agafia has performed with numerous prestigious orchestras, including the Munich Symphony Orchestra, Flanders Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, Copenhagen Philharmonic, Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, Danish Chamber Orchestra, Odense Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Stuttgart Philharmonic, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Bogotá Philharmonic, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, and Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Anna’s latest highlights include the release of her debut album under Claves Records in March 2023, which features Szymanowski’s 2nd concerto and Nielsen’s concerto with Sinfonia Varsovia and Aleksandar Markovic.
The CD has received critical acclaim, with Diapason praising her “rich palette of colors and emotions (from humor to tenderness and stifled tears)”, and describing her interpretation of the Szymanowski concerto as “vivacious inspiration comparable only to the work of legendary recording with Wilkomirska and Rowicki”.
An avid chamber musician, Anna often collaborates with some of the most prominent names in the music industry. She has performed with Renaud Capuçon, Miguel da Silva, Andreas Brantelid, Enrico Pace, Trio con Brio Copenhagen, Gérard Caussé, Corina Belcea, and the David Oistrakh quartet, amongst others. Additionally, she took part in the Chamber Music connects the World festival in Kronberg Academy alongside renowned musicians such as Steven Isserlis, Gidon Kremer, and Christian Tetzlaff.
Anna Agafia Egholm’s second CD, featuring a romantic Danish concerto with Bogotá Philharmonic and Joachim Gustafsson, is set to release in September of this year under Da Capo Records.
Anna plays on a Guarneri del Gesú from 1730-33 named “The Sphinx”, generously loaned to her by an anonymous donor.