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Baev, Alexander (1961-Present)

He is a violinist born in Kharkov, Russia who started to study the violin at Kharkov’s central music school when he was  5 years old.  When he was around 19 years old he continued his studies at Moscow Conservatory and debuted at the Great Hall there.

In 1988 he took the position of first concertmaster at the Sarajevo Philharmonic but also worked as a chamber musician and soloist with orchestras that include the Belgrade Philharmonic, Ljubljana Philharmonic Orchestra and Philharmonic Orchestra Zagreb.

In 1990 he was a co-founder of Dmitry Sitkovetsky’s NES Chamber Orchestra and in 1992 became a second concertmaster with the Netherlands Radio Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestra as First Violin.

He has also performed as second violin with the New European Strings Chamber Orchestra under the leadership of their founder Dmitry Sitkovetsky and appeared on their Dohnanyi: Serenade in C, Brahms: Sextet No. 2.

He is on violin here in a performance of Brahma’ Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op 25. Movement 2 – Intermezzo…