Vadym Kholodenko and Alena Baeva

Main programme
20 June 2021Sunday
Philharmonic Hall

Vadym Kholodenko - piano (Ukraine)

Alena Baeva - violin (Russia)


Schubert. Rondo for violin and piano in B minor, Op. 70

Respighi. Sonata for violin and piano in B minor

Schumann. Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in D minor, Op.121

Vadym Kholodenko has a reputation as one of the most musically dynamic and technically gifted pianists. Laureate of numerous prestigious awards, including the International Schubert Competition in Dortmund, Sendai Piano Competition, Cliburn Competition in Fort Worth.

The musician has collaborated with distinguished conductors including Valery Gergiev, Leonard Slatkin, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Kirill Karabits, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Paul Daniel, Pinchas Zukerman, Yuri Bashmet, Vladimir Spivakov, Ion Marin and Kazuki Yamada.

In the 2019/20 season, he has performed with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, NCPA Orchestra, RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and has given recitals in London, New York, Bilbao, Lucerne, Paris and Moscow.

Alena Baeva is one of the most prominent and versatile soloists of the world music scene.

She has performed in many prestigious concert halls with leading orchestras in Russia and other countries under the direction of N. Marriner, P. Berglund, V. Gergiev, V. Spivakov, S. Oramo, etc. Among her partners in chamber performances are Yuri Bashmet, E. Virsaladze, K. Skanavi, I. Golan, V. Kholodenko.

She took part in the festivals "December nights of Sviatoslav Richter", "Virtuosos of the XXI Century" (New York), "Seiji Ozawa Academy" (Switzerland), the Menton Music Festival (France), etc.

She has made a number of recordings on radio and television in Europe, Israel, Japan, Portugal, Russia and the USA.