Anaïs Tamisier was born in Avignon, France, and since 2008 has been first violinist of the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra since 2008. She has been interim principal of the 1st violin since February 2021.
She is a founding member of the Darian Trio, which won the special prize of the Fondation Pro Musicis at the Pro Musicis Competition 2012 in Paris and the Tait Memorial Award (GB) in 2015.
As a permanent member of the European Chamber Music Academy in 2013-2014, she enjoyed the musical and human support of internationally renowned artists such as Hatto Beyerle, Johannes Meissl, Ferenc Rados, Erich Höbarth, András Schiff, Petr Prause and Miguel da Silva.
She has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in France, England, Austria, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Italy, Canada, China and Japan and has performed at numerous festivals such as Open Chamber Music Prussia Cove in GB, Festival de Prades in France, Mozartfest Würzburg in Germany, Jeunesse Österreich, Concerti d'Estate di Villa Guariglia in Italy, Setouchi Triennale in Japan.
In Vienna, she has performed in numerous different chamber music formations, from duo to string sextet, including the Gläserner Saal and Brahms Saal of the Vienna Musikverein, the Mozart Saal of the Vienna Konzerthaus.
As part of the RSO Vienna's chamber music series, she has been a guest at the Arnold Schönberg Center and the Vienna Radio Culture House and has often been heard on Radio Ö1.
She is co-founder and artistic director of the International Violin Competition "Ginette Neveu" for young violinists in Avignon. Since 2018, she has also been working as a speaker, developing projects that combine music and drama. She also performs herself, in German and in French, in music theatre projects for children.
Since October 2021, Anaïs Tamisier has been a lecturer in chamber music at the Joseph Haydn Institute at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.