Anastasiya has performed as a soloist with many orchestras all around Europe.

She won 1 st prize at multiple international piano competitions and received numerous stipends.

Among those, Anastasiya won the 1st Prize at "Citta di Pesaro" Piano Competition in Italy and has been given the audience award at "Music Masters Interpretes" (Paris, France) for her outstanding performance of Rodion Shchedrin's "Basso Ostinato" (his best-known work for solo piano).

Bazhenova's musical career extends beyond her solo performances, as she actievly develops as a chamber ensemble artist. She was collaborating with esteemed musicians, including flautists Ian Clarke and Emily Beynon, among others.

Anastasiya Bazhenova is a permanent jury member of the international piano competitions owned by "Pulsar music" (Toronto, Canada).


Born in Voronezh (Russia), Anastasiya began studying piano at the age of four and gave her first solo recital when she was seven.

From 1996, Anastasiya was attending the 10-year special program for gifted children at Central Music College in Voronezh (class of Natalia Mushechkova), one of the eight most advanced music schools in Russia.

Anastasiya made her debut performance with an orchestra at the age of 15 with Voronezh Philharmonic Orchestra, playing Shostakovich's Piano Concerto no.2. At the age of 18, she further showcased her talent by performing Prokofiev's Piano Concerto no.3 with Voronezh Philharmonic Orchestra, a renowned ensemble known for its exceptional musicianship and captivating performances. This esteemed orchestra has collaborated with world-renowned pianists like Nikolai Lugansky and Daniil Trifonov.

In 2007 she began studying at the Voronezh Academy of Arts with Prof. Arcady Dubovik, who is considered to be one of the best piano teachers in Russia. Prof. Dubovik has written numerous books in the fields of piano pedagogy, piano playing, and technics that are used by the best music colleges in Russia.

Since 2012, Anastasiya was studying at The Norwegian Academy of Oslo with Prof. Jens Harald Bratlie, who is one of the most famous and talented pianists in Norway. She received her Master’s in 2014.