Alina Ibragimova violin

Performing music from baroque to new commissions on both modern and period instruments, Alina Ibragimova has appeared with orchestras including the London Symphony Orchestra, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, Stuttgart Radio Symphony, Orquestre Philharmonique de Radio-France, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, Philharmonia, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Hallé, and all the BBC orchestras. Conductors with whom Alina has worked include Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Valery Gergiev, Paavo Järvi, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Vladimir Jurowski, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Sir Charles Mackerras, Sir Mark Elder, Philippe Herreweghe, Osmo Vänskä, Hannu Lintu, Sakari Oramo, Ilan Volkov, Tugan Sokhiev, Jakub Hrusa, Ludovic Morlot, Edward Gardner and Gianandrea Noseda.

Highlights among future concerto plans include return engagements with the London Symphony Orchestra (Mozart with Bernard Haitink), Bergen Philharmonic (Berg with Edward Gardner), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic (Tchaikovsky), and debuts with the Philadelphia Orchestra (Mozart with Vladimir Jurowski), Cleveland Orchestra (Sibelius with Juanjo Mena), Montreal Symphony (Beethoven with Kent Nagano), Hungarian National Philharmonic (Bartok with Zoltan Kocsis), Bamberger Symphoniker (Ravel with Robin Ticciati), Scottish Chamber Orchestra (Schumann with Robin Ticciati), as well as a tour in Australia with the Sibelius Violin Concerto.

As soloist/director Alina has toured with the Kremerata Baltica, Britten Sinfonia, Academy of Ancient Music, and the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

With regular recital partner Cédric Tiberghien and in solo and chamber music Alina has appeared at venues including the Wigmore Hall, Concertgebouw, Mozarteum, Musikverein, Carnegie Hall, Palais des Beaux Arts, Theatre des Champs-Elysees, Vancouver Recital Series, San Francisco Performances, and at festivals including Salzburg, Verbier, MDR Musiksommer, Manchester International, Lockenhaus and Aldeburgh. The next two season’s recital highlights include a complete Mozart sonata cycle at the Wigmore Hall and at the Oji Hall in Tokyo, a Lucerne Festival debut, and solo Bach recitals at the Park Avenue Armory recital series in New York, Gulbenkian Auditorium in Lisbon, Barcelona Auditorium and Tokyo’s Oji Hall.

Born in Russia in 1985 Alina studied at the Moscow Gnesin School before moving with her family to the UK in 1995 where she studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School and Royal College of Music. She was also a member of the Kronberg Academy Masters programme. Alina's teachers have included Natasha Boyarsky, Gordan Nikolitch and Christian Tetzlaff.

Alina has been the recipient of awards including the Royal Philharmonic Society Young Artist Award 2010, the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award 2008, and the Classical BRIT Young Performer of the Year Award 2009. She was a member of the BBC New Generation Artists Scheme 2005-7. Alina records for Hyperion Records and performs on a c.1775 Anselmo Bellosio violin kindly provided by Georg von Opel.


Watch Alina playing Bach, Biber and Vivaldi with the AAM

Alina Ibragimova's past performances