Alena Baeva & Vadym Kholodenko

Alena Baeva & Vadym Kholodenko

Alena Baeva & Vadym Kholodenko
Watch back: Music Network presents an online concert with violinist Alena Baeva and pianist Vadym Kholodenko.

The “Poetic and captivating” (The Strad) Russian violinist Alena Baeva was due to tour Ireland with Katia Skanavi from 24th April – 3rd May. Due to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, we have postponed the tour until November 2021.

However, we are delighted Alena has recorded an online concert especially for Music Network's audiences, for which she is joined by her husband Vadym Kholodenko, a pianist who has captivated audiences and critics alike with “his absorbing melodic shading and glittering passage work” (Philadelphia Enquirer).

Watch this dynamic duo perform music by Stravinsky, Schumann and Brahms as well as the world premiere performance of "Release", a new Music Network commission from Irish composer Finola Merivale. Viewers will also hear from Fiona Merivale in a short Composer Insight Session during the broadcast.

Stay safe, stay home and #keepthemusicplaying

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First broadcast on Saturday 25 April at 7pm on Music Network's digital channels

Stravinsky Extracts from Divertimento (from The Fairy's Kiss)
Fionla Merivale
Release (New Music Network Commissions - World Premiere)
Intermezzo (from F-A-E Sonata)
Brahms Scherzo in C minor (from F-A-E Sonata)