Sasha Boldachev is heralded as a musical ambassador and for creating new audiences to classical music. Sasha 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: Sasha 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: Sasha 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 two 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.
Below are a few diverse samples of Sasha Boldachev:
Sample Video - Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen “Live in Budapest”
Sample Video - Skyfall - Adele
Sample Video - Stravinksy : Fantasie sur Petrushka, Boldachev
Sample Video - Debussy: Arabesque
Sample Video - Francisco Tarrega - Recuerdos de la Alhambra , Boldachev
Sample Video - Handel: Harp Concerto
Sample Video - Frederic Chopin - Fantasie Impromtu on the Harp
Sample Video - Rehearsal @ The Bolshoi, Moscow
Sample Video - Sergei Prokofiev: Dance of the Knights on the Harp by Sasha Boldachev
Sample Video - Bach: Toccata & Fugue in D- on Delta Harp, Special Arrangement
Showcase at Western Arts Alliance - Las Vegas - Red Hot Chili Peppers: Californication
the videos above and below are examples of Mr. Boldachev's diversity and virtuosity