About Anete

Anete Graudina studied the violin in Riga and Moscow. She was a violinist with the Orchestra of the Latvian Opera and Ballet.

She moved to London in 1995 where she teaches the violin. In 2004 Anete received a Postgraduate Diploma in performance from the London College of Music & Media. She has performed widely as a recitalist and soloist in the UK at venues such as the Holywell Concert Room Oxford, St James Piccadilly, Burgh House Hampstead, at the Edinburgh Festival, and also abroad in Latvia, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Sicily and Cyprus.

In 2006 she started giving a series of concerts each year at St Anne’s Church Kew to raise funds for their new piano. She is also organising an annual May concert in the church with an orchestra and invited soloists.

Anete is a founding member of Tangissimo, an ensemble dedicated to celebrate Piazzola’s tango music. Together with Aya Kawabata (piano) she has recorded a CD named “Romantic Bartok”. She plays a nineteenth-century French violin.