Alina Rinatovna Ibragimova was born on September 28, 1985 in Russia. Alina is famous Russian violinist. As she is coming from the family of musicians, she began playing the violin at a very young age. When little Alina was six year old, she was accepted to Moscow State Musical College of Gnessin. Her unbelievable talent was immediately noticed by the Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra. After her family moved to London, Ibragimova entered the Yehudi Menuhin School. Plus, she graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the Royal College of Music under mentoring of Gordan Nikolitch. She gained extreme popularity as a member of quartet Chiaroscuro. Currently, Alina resides in UK.
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In 2002 Alina flourished her solo performance which was rewarded by the London Symphony Orchestra Music Scholarship, formerly known as the Shell Prize. In 2005, she received the triumph of her recognition with her performance on Mozart's second violin concerto with the Kremerata Baltica at the Salzburg Mozarteum. Moreover, in 2008, She received a Borletti Buitoni Trust Award.
Other interesting facts:
In the history of the Royal Philharmonic Society's Emily Anderson Prize, Alina Ibragimova is the first youngest winner. She has also performed on a 1738 violin by Pietro Guarneri of Venice, provided by Georg von Opel.