Anja Lechner & Vassilis Tsabropoulos
Anja Lechner, cellist, was born in Germany and studied with Jan Polasek, Heinrich Schiff and Janos Starker, and was awarded a scholarship from the Deutsche Stuidienstiftung. She is the cellist of the Rosamunde Quartet which she co-founded in 1992. The quartet made its international breakthrough with festival appearances and, particularly, recordings with ECM. Prominent amongst these are albums with music of Haydn (The Seven Words), Shostakovich/Webern/Burian, and Valentin Silvestrov (the Grammy-nominated leggiero, pesante).