One of the most promising talents of her generation, Anastasia Kobekina had her debut with orchestra at the age of six, since then she performed already with many renowned orchestras such as Moscow Virtuosi, Kremerata Baltica, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the Sinfonia Varsovia, the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra, the Toulouse Symphony Orchestra and many others - under guidance of Krzysztov Penderecki, Heinrich Schiff, Vladimir Spivakov and Valery Gergiev.
In the upcoming season 2017-2018 she will make her debut with the Konzerthaus orchestra Berlin, MDR symphony orchestra and Symphony Orchestra of Wuppertal.
One of the main activities and passion of young cellist is chamber music, she has been participant of many festivals performing with such artists as Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet, Giovanni Sollima, Denis Matsuev, Fazil Say, Vladimir Spivakov and Andras Schiff.
In 2015 Anastasia won the first prize at the TONALi Competition in Hamburg, Germany and in September 2016 she got the second prize at the George Enescu Competition in Bucharest.
Born into a family of musicians, she received her first cello lessons at the age of four at her home town Ekaterinburg, the capital of Ural part of Russia. She completed her studies at the Central Music school in Moscow and then was invited to study at the famous Kronberg Academy in Germany with Frans Helmerson. Currently Anastasia is studying at the University of Arts in Berlin at the class of Professor Jens Peter Maintz.
Anastasia performs on a violoncello by Giovanni Baptista Guadagnini dating from 1743.