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Hanna Starosta

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ARTIST OVERVIEW

  WHAT  THE  PAPERS  ARE  SAYING ....
".... a remarkable and enriching array of musical delight for all of us .... " - Evening Times
".... world class, exciting and breathtaking up -beat of classical ,traditional and gypsy music ,presented with panache and charisma .... " - Cruise Critics
".... tremendous musicality , quick wit and truly mesmerizing .... " - The Observer
".... Hanna Starosta is a personality that lights up the stage! She is a world class violinist who can keep the audience laughing with an ease that rivals the best of comedians, while performing the worlds most loved music! She is of Polish and French ancestry ,with dual citizenship in Great Britain and Poland. Hanna is amazing! And her charismatic energy and talent is incomparable!" - Trilla Cook in "Fun at Sea"

Hanna Starosta was granted her Master's Degree with Highest Honors from Lodz Conservatory of Music & Art (Poland).  Later on, she attended Post Masters Lessons with the legendary David Oistrakh in Russia, who inspired her to study further and gain her  Ph.D in music .

          MUSIC COMPETITIONS
Gold Medal  - Herbert Von Karajan - Germany
Silver Medal - Chamber Music Competition in Gurgon - France
Silver Medal - Chamber Music Competition in Lodz, Poland from K. Bacewicz

          PERFORMED AS A SOLOIST AND RECORDED WITH
Polish Radio & TV Orchestra - Lodz
BBC1 - Scotland
Scottish Chamber Orchestra 
Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra
Lodz Philharmonic Orchestra
Moscow State Symphony Orchestra
Bayrouth Symphony
Prague Czech Republic
Aram Khachaturian Orchestra
Maxymiuk Virtuosi

          TV CREDITS
ITV Scotland
TVN Poland
Kuwait - Kuwait
St.Petersburg - Russia
Brno - Czech Republic
Amalfi - Italy

          RECORDING STUDIOS
Sirocco Studios - Scotland
BBC 1 Studios - Scotland
Swiss Recording Studios - Switzerland
MosFilm.  Studios - Russia
Polish Radio - Poland
Zagreb Studios -Croatia
Kuwait Studios - Kuwait
Dubai Studios - UE

               CHARITY WORK
Solidarity -Poland
British Heart Foundation - UK

          CORPORATE CLIENTS
Meryll Lynch
Bank of Scotland
Rolls Royce
Cartier
Mappin-Webb
Mercedes Benz
Gleneagles Hotel Scotland
Turnberry Hotel  Scotland
Sheraton Kuwait, Damascus, Baghdad, Haifa, Qatar
Marriot Amman
BMW

          VIP CLIENTS
The late KIng Hussain Hin Talal of Jordan
Queen Noor of Jordan
Emir of Kuwait Shiekh  Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah
Prince Albert of Monaco
Queen Elizabeth II of England
Emir of Qatar
Sultan of Oman
President Lech Walesa

          SHARING THE STAGE WITH
Stephan Grapelli, Luciano Pavarotti, Burt Bacharach, Des O'Connor, Neil Sedaka, George Shearing, Cab Calloway and many more .....

Hanna's phenomenally dazzling technique, vast diversity and unique stage presence never  ceases to amaze her worldwide audiences .

Ms. Starosta offers two full shows for ALL AGES  -" An Evening of Great Stories & Music "  and " To Life! " performed on her antique violin made by Italian Master Craftsman from Cremona  - Batia Bogio in 1775 .

Assigned Categories: Instrumental, Violin Headliners

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