Music at Les Femmes Dans l’Art

Aisha Orazbayeva

The owners of Château de Grézan Art and Culture Centre are delighted to welcome celebrated musician Aisha Orazbayeva to the Femmes Dans l’Art event.

Kazakh violinist Aisha Orazbayeva is renowned for her fearless interpretations of contemporary music and radical approach to old repertoire. She has released three solo albums with music ranging from her own compositions to Telemann and Sciarrino, and has performed internationally in venues such as New York’s Carnegie Hall, HAU2 Berlin and Tokyo’s SuperDeluxe.

Aisha has given solo recitals for, amongst many others, Radio France, BBC Radio 3, Reykjavik Arts Academy and Gagosian Gallery in London as part of the Richard Serra exhibition.

Her recordings of music by Giacinto Scelsi, Morton Feldman and John Cage have been critically acclaimed.

Aisha regularly collaborates with artists Lily Wittenburg, Hugo Glendinning, Tim Etchells, mezzo-soprano Lore Lixenberg, pianist Mark Knoop, 12 Ensemble and the Kazakh Symphony Orchestra. With composer Adrian Corker she has co-written music for film The Have-Nots by Florian Hoffmeister and TV series The Village (BBC) and Tin Star (Sky Atlantic).

Record labels Aisha has released with include SN Variations, Another Timbre, PRAH recordings, Bigo and Twigetti, All That Dust and Nonclassical.

Aisha is based in London and Hérault and is a member of ensembles Plus-Minus and Apartment House.