This Saturday, violinist Alina Ibragimova will perform Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conducted by Bernard Haitink, at the Lucerne Festival. A prominent presence at the BBC Proms since 2015, Alina will also perform the World Premier of the Rolf Wallin Violin Concerto with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Edward Gardner on the following Tuesday.
Over the next season, Alina will have a strong focus on Shostakovich Concerto’s No. 1 and No.2, which she will record with Vladimir Jurowski for Hyperion Records. She looks forward to debut engagements with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Toronto Symphony and Minnesota Orchestras, and will return to the London Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Daniel Harding), the Seattle Symphony (conducted by Ludovic Morlot) and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
Alina’s Proms performance is also part of an Askonas Holt managed Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra tour. For more information regarding this tour see https://www.askonasholt.co.uk/tours-and-projects/touring-partners/bergen-philharmonic-orchestra/.
Alina will be performing at the Lucerne Festival on 18 August at 18:30 and at the BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London on 21 August at 19:00.
For more information regarding the Lucerne Festival see https://www.lucernefestival.ch/en/program/chamber-orchestra-of-europe-bernard-haitink-alina-ibragimova/794 and for the BBC Proms performance see https://www.bbc.co.uk/proms/events/performers/12dfe167-894b-49d8-93f3-f27f68a8163b.