Malta International Music Festival



15 June - 11 July 2022

Alexander Bedenko clarinet

Alexander Bedenko clarinet


Acclaimed Ukrainian-born American clarinetist Alexander Bedenko has appeared in recital at Carnegie’s Weill Hall, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Steinway Hall, Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C, UNESCO in Paris and collaborated with artists such as Vladimir Spivakov, Christoph Eschenbach, Nikolai Lugansky, Kirill Gernstein, Daniel Hope, Gautier Capucon and with the Borodin, Jerusalem, Alma, Ariel, Endellion and Orion string quartets. Solo appearances include the Kremlin Chamber Orchestra, Romanian and Ukraine National Symphony Orchestras, Texarkana Symphony, Moscow Virtuosi, and concerts at the Colmar, Verbier, Spoleto and Schubertiade festivals.

In 2019, Alexander Bedenko released his acclaimed debut album on Orchid classics with Kyril Zlotnikov and Itamar Golan as well as "Finding Home" album on "Sony" classics in March 2022.

A former Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra principal clarinet, Alexander Bedenko was invited by Riccardo Muti as guest principal for a Chicago Symphony Orchestra European tour and has performed as guest principal ckarinet with the London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra (London), The Philadelphia Orchestra and the Cleveland Orchestra under direction of Franz Welser-Möst.

Alexander Bedenko is a Selmer Paris and D’Addario woodwinds Artist.

“Timbrally, the performances are ravishing. Bedenko’s tone is the most luxurious velvet” 
— Gramophone Magazine

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