Alina has performed solo recitals, duo recitals, and chamber music, at the Musée du Louvre Paris, Wigmore Hall London, for NHK Television in Japan and at festivals including Salzburg, Verbier, City of London, Lockenhaus, Heimbach, Aldeburgh and Moritzburg. She was a member of the BBC New Generation Artists Scheme 2005-7, appearing frequently on BBC Radio 3 and with all the BBC orchestras.
Born in Russia in 1985, Alina is a former pupil of the Moscow Gnesin and Yehudi Menuhin schools, and the Royal College of Music London. Her teachers have included Natasha Boyarsky, Gordan Nikolitch, Christian Tetzlaff, and Adrian Butterfield for baroque and classical violin.
Alina records for Hyperion Records and her debut CD was released in September 2007. She performs on a 1738 Pietro Guarneri of Venice violin, kindly provided by Georg von Opel, and is a recipient of a 2008 Borletti-Buitoni Trust award.