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Anna Jalving (1991) is a danish violinist, performer and creator currently based in Aarhus, Denmark. An active performer of new music, Anna have premiered works and toured throughout Europe with a large number of international ensembles and orchestras and with her projects DUO and Toile.
She continually works with emerging and established composers, such as Lil Lacy, Allan Gravgaard Madsen, Simon Steen-Andersen, Stefano Gervasoni, Phillippe Hurel, David Helbich, Line Tjørnhøj, Karl Naëgelen, Jürg Frey, Fritz Hauser og Jeppe Ernst.
As a passionated chamber musician she is working with ensembles and orchestras throughout Europe and is regularly invited to play with Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, Århus Sinfonietta, SCENATET, Nadar Ensemble, Down The Rabbit Hole, Spectra Ensemble and latest as a soloist with Ensemble Intercontemporain and ULYSSES Ensemble. Anna frequently performs at international festivals such as SPOR Festival, Ars Musica, Manifeste, Ear To The Ground, Festival International d'Art Lyrique d'Aix-en-Provence, Ultima Festival among others.
She has been identified as a Promising Young Performer by the Ulysses Network and in 2021 she won Divertimento Ensemble's competition Young Performers On The Digital Stage.
With an innovative approach to sound and instruments - originating from Anna's work with her main instrument, the violin - her work unfold in the field between the tradition and renewal, virtuosity, intuition, the score and the improvisational.
She studied at The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus with Michelle Makarski and Mo Yi and at The British Columbia Academy of Music in Vancouver with Robert Rozek. She completed The Advanced Master in Contemporary Music with ICTUS
and Spectra Ensemble in Belgium 2018 - 2019.
From September 2022 Anna is pointed the orchestra leader of Orkester Midtvest.