Tatiana Berman is a Russian born violinist, artist, and entrepreneur. She is the founder and artistic director of the Constella Arts. Now entering its sixth season, Constella Festival is widely hailed as one of the most prestigious classical music and art festivals in the United States. Featuring numerous Grammy award winning musicians and over 70 world premiere interdisciplinary works, Constella also introduced Cincinnati area programs that bring music to schools where arts funding has been cut. In 2012 Tatiana has been named Arts Ambassador for the City of Cincinnati, Ohio, and became a Ted Talk speaker.
She studied violin at the St. Petersburg Specialized Music School and then at the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Royal College of Music in London, earning full scholarships, and international awards along the way. Throughout her international career as a concert violinist, Tatiana has collaborated with countless renowned musicians, including Joshua Bell, Jeremy Denk, Bryce Dessner, Ivry Gitlis, Steven Isserlis, Elisabeth Leonskaja, Anthony McGill, Liang Wang, Nico Muhly, Simon Trpceski and Ted Nash. As a soloist, she has worked with conductors Paavo Jarvi, Sarah Ioannides and the late Yehudi Menuhin, appearing with both European and U.S. orchestras. London’s The Strad described Tatiana as “a violinist with a mature, compelling musical personality.” Tatiana is an ardent performer of new music. She also commissions and collaborates on artistic projects with dancers and digital artists. Some of the recent notable performances include world premiere of a violin concerto by Charles Coleman, and the violin concerto Revisions of the Earth by Michael Csányi-Wills.
In addition to her performing career, Tatiana works with musicians and groups across the globe as a music producer. In partnership with Constella and www.CultureMonster.org, Tatiana produces a variety of music videos which aim to connect classical music with a broader audience. Her Vitali Variations was featured in Huffington Post and is available on YouTube, Google Play and iTunes. Berman is a producer on the documentary Maestro www.maestromovie.com and currently involved in several more documentary/music productions.
Tatiana is the original star of the groundbreaking production Not So Classical. To find out more visit www.notsoclassical.com. When the mother of three is not touring or working, she spends time with her family, and fulfills her passion of painting.
To see some of her artwork, go to Art Gallery.
“Tatiana is a tiny tour de force; and she is determined to put Cincinnati on the international cultural map in new, fresh ways.” – Elissa Yancey, Soapbox Cincinnati