ARTIST BIOGRAPHY - ANYA ANASTASIA
Anya Anastasia is an independent folk singer, composer and performer from the Adelaide Hills.
As a multi-instrumentalist performing solo on guitar, ukulele, violin and piano - Anastasia’s songwriting is noted for her odd musical time signatures, rhythmic vocal delivery and an impressive operatic range. Lyrically she is best known for her wit, poetic lyricism and irreverent contemporary musings. Having a foundation in traditional Celtic violin, Eastern European folk tunes and the South American charango, Anya seamlesly blends these roots with her contemporary influences often recalling the likes of Diamanda Galás, Kate Bush and Jeff Buckley.
Anya Anastasia has traversed the globe with her original songs and bold performance pieces appearing at festivals in Europe, UK, Australia, New Zealand and is also the creator and writer of multiple critically acclaimed darkly funny musical theatre shows currently touring Australia.
Anya has released two albums: ‘Eclection’ (2009) and ‘Bird Wizdom’ (2011), a live EP ‘Tort e Mort’ (2015) and is currently recording her third album due for release this Spring (2019).
TOURING AUSTRALIA - SPRING/SUMMER 2019/20