The concert of famous Russian violinist Alena Bayeva

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On April 24, 2014 a private concert of famous Russian violinist Alena Bayeva will take place at the Russian Embassy.

Alena Baeva is one of the brightest rising starts of violin playing in Europe now. She is enjoying success in the best concert halls on all continents, and invited to collaborate with orchestras such as Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, German Radio Orchestra, the National Orchestra of Belgium, the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Danish Royal Opera and many others.

Her recent performances of Beethoven with Wiener Kammerorchester and Mozart with English Chamber Orchestra were of big success and were met with high critical acclaim. She is collaborating with Valery Gergiev, with the next concert under his baton in Salle Pleyel in Paris on February 16th, (performing Schostakovich violin concerto n.2).

Alena Baeva was born in 1985 in a musical family. At the age of five she began studying the violin and after Moscow Conservatory she was invited by Mstislav Rostropovich to train in France. At various master-classes she has studied under Ida Gendel, Shlomo Mintz, Boris Garlitsky and Maxim Vengerov.

Laureate of many international competitions, Alena plays Stradivarius violin from Russian State collections of unique musical instruments and currently lives in Luxembourg.