We are proud to partner with Alana
Alana Youssefian is a highly talented violinist who plans to join us in May of 2021 to perform Vivaldi’s Four Seasons with our Seattle Baroque Orchestra. We are looking forward to her visit, introducing you to her and the beautiful music she will bring to life on the stage.
We are grateful to Alana for her partnership with Early Music Seattle and we are proud to work with her on raising awareness and support for the Musical Arts in these challenging times!
We recently caught up with Alana to discuss early music. Watch the full interview or highlights below.
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A native of New Jersey, violinist Alana Youssefian has quickly forged a reputation as a sought-after soloist known for her engaging performances, fierce virtuosity, and passionate interpretations of works spanning the baroque era to the music of today. Ms. Youssefian has performed internationally as concertmaster and soloist, in addition to holding engagements at venues such as the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Herbst Theater, Kimmel Center, The Mann Center, Carnegie Hall, and Alice Tully Hall. Ms. Youssefian was named an American Fellow of The English Concert and Juilliard Fellow of Mercury in 2018.
As winner of The Juilliard School’s 2017 Historical Performance Concerto Competition, she performed Vivaldi’s “Il Grosso Mogul” concerto with Juilliard415 and Nicholas McGegan at Alice Tully Hall. She performed with Juilliard415 as concertmaster and soloist on several occasions, including their tours of India and New Zealand. Residencies include Avaloch Farm Music Institute in Summer 2018, and Seabury Academy of Music from 2013-2018. Recent tours include US/Canada and Poland with Bach Collegium Japan. Ms. Youssefian studied with Marilyn McDonald at Oberlin Conservatory, and completed a master’s degree in Violin Performance at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music with Kenneth Goldsmith. While at Rice she was selected to perform Berio Corale with the Shepherd School Contemporary Ensemble.
Ms. Youssefian most recently graduated from The Juilliard School’s Historical Performance Program in Spring 2018, where she studied with Cynthia Roberts, Elizabeth Blumenstock, and Rachel Podger. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her fiancé Jared and their cats Jimmy and Django, reading Stephen King novels, and rocking out to The Rolling Stones.