Asia Jimenez

Asia Himénez

Based in: the UK

Asia Jiménez Anon de Vez, from Barcelona, is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Performance at the Royal College of Music, London, with Leonid Kerbel and Daniel Rowland, kindly supported by the Henry Wood Trust.

Asia started her musical studies at the age of four at the Liceu Conservatory in Barcelona, Spain. She received an honours degree from the institution when she graduated in 2015 after studying with Kai Gleusteen while also studying with Sergey Fatkulin in Madrid. Asia has given recitals in Europe and Asia, in countries including Italy, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Switzerland and China, and has won prizes in several competitions, having the opportunity to perform in halls such as La Fenice Theatre in Venice, Palau de la Música in Barcelona and the National Theatre in Shanghai.

Her passion and drive in her performances have been praised by audiences and her captivating sound places her in the centre of the Spanish violin scene. Asia is a keen chamber musician and has been invited to perform at festivals such as the International Music Seminars in Prussia Cove, Het Stift Festival in Holland and the Felix Mendelssohn Festival in Hamburg, having the opportunity to work with great musicians like Eberhard Feltz, Arnold Steinhardt, Thomas Riebl and Gilles Apap. This year she has also had the pleasure of working with Ivry Gitlis.

Asia is involved in the recording of her first CD with KNS Classics. She plays a Ferdinand Gagliano violin, kindly loaned by a private benefactor.