internationally acclaimed harpist, composer, improviser, collaborator
Alexander “Sasha” Boldachev is heralded as a musical ambassador and for creating new audiences to classical music. Alexander is an internationally recognized harpist, composer, improviser, collaborator and teacher who performs on both the Concert Grand Harp and the Electric "Delta" Harp. He is one of the most sought after harpists worldwide, and actively participates as a guest artist with orchestras, recitals, master-classes and at music festivals world-wide. Besides carrying on an intense concert schedule, Sasha has expanded the world of harp literature and crossed many borders that had been considered beyond the technical possibilities of the instrument. His various repertoire includes concertos, his own arrangements of film and games music, improvisations, songs and other original compositions.
NEW AUDIENCES: He has been heralded for building new audiences for classical music events due to his virtuosity, repertoire and accessibility along with his work on the electric Delta Harp.
ACCOLADES: Alexander has received awards from over 10 international competitions and was awarded a Prize for Culture from the European Cultural Foundation, Pro Europa. His discography includes three solo albums and several chamber music albums, in addition to crossover music videos. As a composer, he has transcribed over 150 compositions for the harp and has written 30 original works, including three for harp and orchestra. His 2018-2019 highlights include: 20 countries in 2018, January 2019 China Tour, Opening Ceremonies of FIFA World Cup, Moscow, Bolshoi Ballet, New Recording Release coming in 2019 “All Chopin!”, featured performance in Budapest, Paris, London, Shanghai, Beijing, Moscow and now booking into the USA.