Biography of Anna Mikulska, cellist
Biography of Anna Mikulska, cellist

Anna Mikulska, Cello

Anna Mikulska-Argenty started her music studies when she was 6. In 2005, she starts at the Music Academy in Cracow, Poland, her hometown. In 2007, she also studies at the Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris in Paul Julien’s class. She receives advices from famous cellists such as Anner Bylsma, Arto Noras or Franz Helmerson and others. In 2010, she obtains a Master’s degree in Arts, as well as a Cello Aptitude Certificate.

                Since 2005, she has been playing in solo with the Symphonic Orchestra of Cracow Music Academy and the Young Philharmonic Orchestra. Meanwhile, she is the privileged partner of chamber music, in quartet, in trio, in quintet and in duo. She has been part of the Cracow Royal Quartet in Poland from 2007 to 2009 and has formed the Quator Volubilis in 2011, with which she performs since then.

                She also played in the orchestra of the famous English violonist Nigel Kennedy “Orchestra of Life” with whom she will participate in a European Tour of more than 30 dates in such a famous music halls as Berlin Philharmonie, Royal Albert Hall, Southbank Centre and Palais de Congrès de Paris.

Since her arrival in France, she has been working regularly with the Limoges and Limousin Orchestra and orchestra of Soirées Lyriques in Sanxay.

Since 2012 she specialized in chamber music in numerous formations (Duo Fortecello, Trio Gatti, Duo Slavo, Quatuor Volubilis, in quintet with string quartet and piano)

       The first album named “Cello and Piano World Tour” with the pianist Philippe Argenty (Duo Fortecello) was released in 2015, the second “Soul of nations” in 2018 by KNS Classical label and the third one, "Chopin : Ange ou Démon?" in 2022 by Cascavelle Gallo. They did several european tours and tours in China and USA in 2019.
Since 2015 she is the co-director of several festivals in France as Musique et Patrimoine en Vienne et Gartempe. In 2017 she was a member of administration council of Pablo Casals Festival in Prades.

Engaged in the Duo Fortecello "music for all" program they work on giving possibility to everyone to listen to live classical music as little villages, hospitals, retirement houses and schools. In addition both musicians coach young artists helping them to develop their personality and career.


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