SOLOIST OF MAY 2023. INTERVIEW
Alexandra was born in Yekaterinburg, in 1997. She started her music lessons with specialization in flute at the M.Glinka Children’s Music School №2 (class of Olga Kozhavnikova). Alexandra graduated from the Ural Music College (class of Alexander Golovanov). Since 2016, she is student of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory (class of People artist of Russia, professor Alexander Golyshev). Since 2019, she is a soloist of the State Symphony Orchestra “Novaya Rossiya” under direction of Yuri Bashmet.
Laureate of the competitions
- Silver medal at the Youth Delphic Games of Russia (Volgograd);
- The First Prize at the Gnesinfest International Competition.
- II prize at the IX International competition of the Moscow Conservatory for winds and percussion;
- II prize at the International Flute competition Domenico Cimarosa (Italy).
- II Prize of the III All-Russian Music Competition (Moscow)
She took part in master-classes of Massimo Mercelli, Sir James Galway, Tom Andreassen, Andrea Lieberknecht, Vincent Lukas, Denis Lupachev.
Alexandra is a fellow of Vladimir Spivakov Foundation (2012), winner of the Bogdan Novorok "Con Anima” scholarship competition (2012).
She participated in the International Music Festival in Salzburg, International Festival "Moscow Meets Friends”, Yuri Bashmet International Winter Festival in Sochi.
In 2010 and 2011, Alexandra took part in the International Project “Masters of the Arts for the Children" headed by Stephen Threlfall (UK) as well as in “Böhm Quartet invites friends” concerts. Alexandra got the Festival Prize – Haynes Boston flute headjoint – in the International Summer Flute Festival in Switzerland.
In 2014, Alexandra participated in the closing ceremony of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi within the All-Russian Youth Symphony Orchestra under direction of Yuri Bashmet, where she is currently the principal flutist.
Since 2019 – artist of the State Symphony Orchestra "New Russia" by Yuri Bashmet.
Participant of the St. Petersburg Music House programs since 2013.