Mozart is alive !
In 2021, Anna’s main focus remains on piano solo neo-classical music. In March 2021, the release of the single Up The Stairs is due; right after she releases La Primavera, Constellation & Rouge Noir piano albums.
Anna Bondareva has collaborated as a recording and performing artist with various musicians, singing in English and French as well as in her native Russian language.
She is also working on a solo piano project devoted to intuitive music and pure improvisation. Anna has graduated from the Paris Conservatoire in piano and is a member of the Union of French Composers Sacem.
Previously, in 2020, the artist had released an EP-album My Kingdom. Same year, Anna Bondareva has released quite a few piano albums, such as Abundance , Ten , Paris, Unknown Teaching, Trinity & Labyrinth, followed by her Xmas special album Christmas Wishes .
In 2019 Anna released her album Intuition. Same year the artist created a piano & vocal version of Depeche Mode’s Personal Jesus under the title Only Jesus, signed by EMI Music.
Anna’s double album of songs and remixes The White Nights came out in July of 2020. .
EP’s & Singles
Meditating on intuition…
Intuition is sometimes vague or more or less uncertain. It is something that one tries to fight when wanting to be reasonable.
This struggle in itself might create an interesting substance which later can be applied and used as a motor when reaching out for an inspiration or an idea.Intuition became a source of this piece of pure improvisation: no plan and no goal.
Actress appeared in the big-budget production Fortress of War, a drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941.
She then got the lead female role in the romantic comedy Le Chat de Paris -, playing a muscovite art-dealer married to a writer performed by the leader of the well-known Russian rock band ‘Megapolis’, Oleg Nesterov.
Anna also starred in Lotus Eaters, a British bohemian drama directed by Alexandra McGuinness.
Immediately following Anna’s cinema debut in Bunker Paradise, she was cast in the French comedy “Family Hero” by Thierry Klifa, with Gerard Lanvin & Catherine Deneuve.
Cassius Matthias’s film Entropic of Cancer starred Anna as lead. The trilogy had its world premiere at the 3rd Minghella Film Festival, and was then shown at the BFI (British Film Institute) in London and at Tribeca Film Center in New York.
Today Anna is looking forward to be making films out of her own scripts & ideas she has been developing since she became a founder of Omega Art Management company.
Press & Adverts
Anna has been the face of MTC (Russia’s largest telecommunications company), featuring in TV commercials and on billboards.
Anna has worked for great fashion houses, including Christian Dior, Chanel, Kenzo, Carven, Louis Vuitton, Céline, Cacharel, Issey Miyake, Yves Saint Laurent and Salvatore Ferragamo. Her Beausoleil Eyewear advert came out in French Vogue.
As a model she appeared in major editorials in ELLE, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Red, Donna, Madame Figaro; she became the face of the major British brand Marks and Spenser; and she did beauty campaigns for Lancaster, Nina Ricci lingerie, Pierre Balmain prêt-à-porter ads, and featured in many haute-couture catwalks.
Anna also wrote and sang the lyrics of a song for a TV-ad for cosmetic brand ‘’Kanebo”. As a result, the song “Lavshuka”, originally composed by the Japanese rock band King Brothers, became popular in Japan.