Anastasia Kobekina was born in Yekaterinburg in a family of musicians. At the age of four she began to play the cello, graduating with distinction in 2012 from the Central School of Music of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatoire. Since 2012 she has been a student at the Kronberg Academy of Music (class of Frans Helmerson).
In 2010 she took 1st prize of the Landgrave of Hesse Kronberg Academy of Music, while in 2011 she won the Oleg Yankovsky Prize at the Cherry Orchard festival in Moscow. Grant-recipient if the Vladimir Spivakov International Charitable Foundation.
In September 2015 she won 1st prize at the TONALi competition in Hamburg and, as a competition prize-winner, was given the opportunity to perform an instrument crafted by Giovanni Guadagnini (1740).
Has appeared as a soloist with the orchestras Moscow Virtuosi, Kremerata Baltica, the Wiener Symphoniker, the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, the Russian National Orchestra, the Sinfoinia Varsovia orchestra (conducted by Krzysztof Penderecki) and the Mariinsky Orchestra (conducted by Valery Gergiev). Has taken part in the festivals Crescendo, Stars on Baikal, Vladimir Spivakov Invites and festivals in Colmar and Annecy (France).
Has performed chamber music with Vladimir Spivakov, Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet and András Schiff.
For more details about the performer please go to: www.kobekina.com