ABOUT THE DIVAS:
“No praise can be too high for violinist Dunja Lavrova. She proves herself on a level of the great fiddlers of the past” – The Independent“Russian-British violinist Dunja Lavrova began her musical studies in St Petersburg. By the age of 11, whilst a student at St Petersburg’s legendary Special Music School, she won numerous competitions, toured Germany and Peru and frequently appeared on National Television as a hotly-tipped young violinist. At 13, Dunja won a full scholarship at The Yehudi Menuhin School. and moved to the U.K. permanently. Dunja is a Creative, Versatile Violinist/ Classical/ Jazz/ Rock.
At 21, Chess was invited by a New York Artists Management firm to move to the ‘Big Apple’ for six months to record and release two duet singles with the infamous ukulele playing ‘Tiny Tim’.
Well known as a Rutherglen House ‘favourite’ at the legendary Captain Peter Janson’s Exclusive Soirees in Melbourne for the past two decades, Miss Chess brings theatrical and ‘old-world’ musical styles into a jazz and pop fusion.
Chess has left an indelible mark as a jingle producer and composer and can be heard across the airwaves as the singing and spoken voice on radio and television representing literally hundreds of recognised Australian and international brands and products.
Tamara won the International Piano Competition in Warsaw, The International Chamber Music Competition in Prague, performed in Hamer Hall and the Melbourne Recital Centre as a soloist, and accompanist to various musicians, creating an exciting Classical and Jazz repertoire as well as Russian, French, Spanish, Jewish and Gypsy Folk Songs.
Tamara (Ella’s Music Club Concert in Church)
Rada/ Tamara ( Ella’s Music Club 10th anniversary concert)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzZWsnu98dk