The Times has written that Alina Ibragimova performs with "a mixture of total abandonment and total control that is in no way contradictory" and that she is "destined to be a force in the classical music firmament for decades to come".
Performing music from baroque to new commissions on both modern and period instruments, Alina Ibragimova has appeared with orchestras including the London Symphony, BBC Symphony, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Stuttgart Radio Symphony and the Philharmonia, with conductors including Sir Charles Mackerras, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Sir Mark Elder, Richard Hickox, Walter Weller, Carlo Rizzi, Osmo Vдnskд, Yannick Nйzet-Sйguin, Edward Gardner and Gianandrea Noseda.
As soloist/director Alina has performed with the Kremerata Baltica in Paris, Salzburg and Verbier, and has toured with the Britten Sinfonia and Australian Chamber Orchestra.
In recital and chamber music Alina has appeared at venues including the Wigmore Hall (where she and her regular recital partner Cйdric Tiberghien have recently performed the complete Beethoven violin sonatas), Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Mozarteum Salzburg, Musikverein Vienna, Palais des Beaux Arts Brussels, and at festivals including Salzburg, Verbier, MDR Musiksommer, City of London, Lockenhaus, Manchester International and Aldeburgh. Future engagements include debuts at Carnegie Hall and with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment with Vladimir Jurowski.
Born in Russia in 1985 Alina is a former pupil of the Moscow Gnesin and Yehudi Menuhin schools and the Royal College of Music London, where her teachers have included Natasha Boyarsky, Gordan Nikolitch, Christian Tetzlaff.
Alina records for Hyperion Records for whom she has made a number of CDs including the Bach Sonatas and Partitas, concertos by Hartmann and Roslavets, and Szymanowski with Cйdric Tiberghien.
Alina has been a member of the BBC New Generation Artists Scheme, a recipient of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust award, and winner of a Classical BRIT. She performs on a 1738 Pietro Guarneri of Venice violin kindly provided by Georg von Opel.