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.