On 2 July 2020, Alena Baeva will be one of the first artists to bring live music back for an in-house audience following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Knight Classical are excited to announce the release of Alena Baeva’s latest recording via Melodiya Records, featuring Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor (original 1844 version), and Schumann’s Violin Concerto in D minor.
Alena Baeva was due to tour Ireland with Katia Skanavi from 24th April – 3rd May. Due to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, the tour has been postponed until November 2021.
In March 2020, Alena Baeva makes her debut with the Tonkünstler Orchester, conducted by Michał Nesterowicz.
On 17 February 2020, Alena Baeva makes her debut at the Philharmonie im Gasteig, Munich, with the Munich Symphony Orchestra conducted by Elias Grandy. She will perform virtuosic works for violin and orchestra, including Sarasate’s Carmen Fantasy and Ravel’s Tzigane, as part of München Musik’s series.
On 14 & 15 February, Alena Baeva makes her debut with the Orquesta Sinfónica de la RTVE Madrid, conducted by Pablo González. She will perform the Britten Violin Concerto in two concerts at the Teatro Monumental, Madrid.
Performing Brahms’ Violin Concerto, Alena Baeva joins forces with Robert Trevino and Malmö Symfoniorkester. The first concert will take place in Turin at Auditorium Giovanni Agnelli on 4 February, followed by a performance in Udine’s Teatro Nuovo Giovanni on 5 February.
Alena Baeva makes her highly anticipated debut with the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai this week, with concerts on December 5 and 6 in Turin, Italy.
Alena Baeva will perform two concerts with the Orchestre National de Metz this week, in the Arsenal Concert Hall (Metz, Nov 22) and Congresshalle Saarbrücken (Saarbrücken, Nov 24).
Following her acclaimed debut in 2016, Alena Baeva makes a welcome return to the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra to perform the glorious Schumann Violin Concerto conducted by Christian Arming.
Alena Baeva’s long awaited debut with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra will see her perform Schumann’s Violin Concerto conducted by John Wilson.
Following her fabulous debut with the ONPL in 2018, Alena Baeva will make a welcome return to France with five performances of Beethoven and Mendelssohn’s Violin Concertos in Angers, Nantes and Le Mans, between 26 September and 2 October 2019.
Alena Baeva will perform Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall on 29 June, marking her debut with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
Alena Baeva will make her debut with the Oxford Philharmonic performing Schumann’s Violin Concerto conducted by Marios Papadopoulos.
Alena Baeva will make her debut with the Nierderheinische Sinfoniker performing Dvorak’s Violin Concerto conducted by Mihkel Kütson.
With an ever increasing presence on the Polish concert and recording scene, Alena Baeva will be making her long awaited debut with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and maestro Jacek Kaspszyk. Her performance of Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No 2 will take place at the Warsaw Philharmonic Hall on 2 and 3 March 2019.
Making her long awaited debut with the NHK Symphony Orchestra, Alena Baeva will be performing Richard Strauss’ Violin Concerto conducted by Paavo Järvi. The performances will take place on 9 and 10 February at the NHK Hall, Tokyo, and will be broadcast live on NHK-FM.
Following her magnificent performances in 2017, Alena Baeva returns to Tel Aviv to perform Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto (arranged for string nonet) with the Israel Camerata, at the Haifa Auditorium on 12 January, and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art on 13 January.
Alena Baeva‘s long awaited debut with the London Philharmonic Orchestra will take place on 5 December at the Royal Festival Hall. This performance of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto will be Ms Baeva’s second collaboration with maestro Vladimir Jurowski, following their acclaimed collaboration in Moscow in 2016. You can also listen to her BBC Radio 3 ‘In Tune’ interview and performance here.
Alena Baeva will make her debut with the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra on 23 November at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall. Her performance of the mighty Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto will be conducted by Artistic Director Zoi Tsokanou.
Sala Verdi will once again see Alena Baeva’s return to Milan on 14 November. She will be joined by Vadym Kholodenko to perform works by Debussy, Ravel, Schubert and Schumann. Her travels continues to Vilnius where she will once again join forces with the Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra and maestro Olari Elts to perform Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto at the Congress Concert Hall on 16 November.
The world renowned Long-Thibaud-Crespin International Violin Competition will see Alena Baeva join the esteemed jury, which also include Renaud Capuçon and Maxim Vengerov amongst others. The recital final will be held on 7 November and the concerto finals on 9 & 10 November at the Auditorium de Radio France, Paris.
Alena Baeva makes a welcome return to philharmonie zuidnederland, following her spellbinding debut in 2017. Her performance of Szymanowski’s Violin Concerto No 1, under the baton of Dmitri Liss, will see them visit Maastricht’s Theater aan het Vrijthof on 26 October, Eindhoven’s Muziekgebouw Frits Philips on 27 October and Aachen’s Eurogress on 28 October.
Alena Baeva will be making her debut with the Turkish National Youth Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Music Director Cem Mansur. Joining the orchestra on their European tour, Alena will be performing Bernstein’s Serenade in Istanbul (4 September), Prague (10 September), Vienna (13 September) and Budapest (16 September).
Alena will make her long awaited debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra during her participation at the 14th Chopin and his Europe International Festival in Warsaw. Her performance of Karłowicz’s Violin Concerto will be conducted by Grzegorz Nowak at Teatr Wielki on 29 August. For further information please click here. Alena will also be collaborating with Vadym Kholodenko, performing violin sonatas by Beethoven, Debussy, Paderewski and Respighi at Teatr Wielki on 22 August. Please click here for more information on this recital.
Alena will make her long awaited debut at the acclaimed PyeongChang Music Festival situated on the grounds of the Alpensia Resort. She will perform in two recitals on 3 August playing works by Ravel, Martinu and Mendelssohn’s Octet (arranged for String Quartet and piano) with Julian Steckel, Yoon-Jee Kim and piano duo Yoo & Kim.
Making a welcome return to the idyllic Macedonian town of Ohrid, Alena will be joined by pianist Vadym Kholodenko for a recital at the Ohrid Festival. Performing in The Church of Saint Sophia on 20 July, the programme will include Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No 3, Debussy’s Violin Sonata in G minor and Paderewski’s Violin Sonata, Op 13.
Alena will make her Danish recital debut at the Frederiksværk Festival on 5 July with Julien Libeer. The programme will include Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No 4, Ravel’s Violin Sonata No 2 and Schubert’s Sonatine.
Alena Baeva will be on tour with Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal and conductor Julia Jones, performing the mighty Brahms Double concerto with Anastasia Kobekina. The tour will begin in Wuppertal with performances on 13 & 14 May at the Stadtthalle, followed by Milan’s Sala Verdi on 16 May and the Stadthofsaal in Uster on 17 May. The programme will also include Mendelssohn’s ‘Scottish’ Symphony.
Alena Baeva has been re-invited by La Folle Journée de Nantes to take part in the festivals’ international series in Tokyo. Alena’s first appearance on 3 May will take place at the Metropolitan Theatre (in collaboration with Claire Désert), performing Prokofiev’s Violin Sonata No.2, Rachmaninov’s ‘Romance’ and Stravinsky’s Pas de Deux. On 4 May Alena will join the Transylvania State Philharmonic Orchestra and maestro Kasper Zehnder to perform Korngold’s Violin Concerto at the International Forum Hall.
Performing in no fewer than seven concerts over a two week period, Alena Baeva will begin her own ‘Tour de France’ with the Orchestre national des Pays de la Loire, performing Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No.1 in Nantes (3 & 4 April) and Angers (5 & 8 April) with Maestro Josep Pons. Her travels will then take her to Northern France where she will be performing Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No.2 in Lille (12 & 13 April) and Gravelines (14 April) with the Orchestre national de Lille and Maestro Jean-Claude Casadesus.
Following her acclaimed debut at the La Folle Journée Festival in 2017, Alena Baeva returns to Nantes on 2 February to perform Korngold’s Violin Concerto with the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Dmitry Liss. Alena will also collaborate with pianist Vadym Kholodenko for a recital performance on 3 February of Korngold’s Violin Sonata and Bloch’s ‘Three Pictures of Chassidic Life’. Joining the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Alena will perform Brahms’ Double Concerto with Julian Steckel conducted by Boian Videnoff. Performances are on 8 & 9 February at the Slovak Philharmonic Hall, Bratislava.
On 16 December 2017, Alena Baeva debuts with the Orchestre National d’Île de France on tour in Cachan, France. Stepping in at the last moment for Stefan Jackiw, Alena performs the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, conducted by Julien Leroy.
Alena will make her debut with the American Symphony Orchestra at New York’s Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on 7 December 2017 with Bacewicz’s Violin Concerto No 7 conducted by the orchestra’s Music Director Leon Botstein.
Alena Baeva will take part in the Polish edition of the international La Folle Journée Festival in Warsaw performing with Orkiestra Sinfonia Varsovia and Eiji Oue. Alena will perform Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto and Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso.
Performing the ever popular Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, Alena Baeva will make a welcome return to Het Concergebouw on 3 September with the Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Alexandre Bloch.
Alena Baeva will perform at the 65th Les Musicales Festival in Colmar, France, an eight-day festival dedicated to chamber music.