In 12/13, Alina Pogostkina performs with the San Francisco Symphony (under Michael Tilson Thomas), Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (and Krzysztof Urbański), NDR Sinfonieorchester (Sakari Oramo), Dresdner Philharmoniker and Michael Sanderling, Danish National Symphony Orchestra and Mario Venzago, Gulbenkian Orchestra (Lawrence Foster) and Orchestre National de France (David Zinman). In February 2013 she tours with the Bamberger Symphoniker and Jonathan Nott for concerts in Bamberg and Spain. April 2013 sees the premiere of a new violin concerto by Walter Steffens with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester and Martyn Brabbins at the Radialsystem in Berlin.
An ardent chamber musician, Alina Pogostkina has worked with musicians such as Steven Isserlis, Yuri Bashmet, Gidon Kremer, Menahem Pressler, Christoph Eschenbach, Pekka Kuusisto, Maxim Rysanov, Jörg Widmann and Joshua Bell. Current chamber music activities focus on performances with pianist Håvard Gimse and trio recitals with clarinettist Reto Bieri and pianist Diana Ketler.
Alina Pogostkina plays the Sasserno 1717, built by Antonio Stradivari and made available to her by the Nippon Music Foundation.
“Alina Pogostkina is a violinist of great subtlety of tone and a sharp ear for detail… Pogostkina switched on the power for an electrifying finish.” (The Journal, February 2009)
“Hers was a refined delivery, with impeccable bowing and keen articulation.” (The Northern Echo, February 2009)
“Alina Pogostkina’s playing of the opening movement of Sibelius’s Violin Concerto was exceptional…The bravura passages in the finale were crisply played with nothing rushed or merely sketched.” (The Birmingham Post, February 2009)
“In the serenade-like adagio her unfolding of a seamless singing line was exquisite.” (The Birmingham Post, January 2008)
Alina Pogostkina debuts with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Alina Pogostkina tours Spain with Bamberger Symphoniker and Jonathan Nott
Alina Pogostkina makes her debut with San Francisco Symphony
Jörg Widmann and Alina Pogostkina appear at Salzburger Festspiele
Alina Pogostkina makes her debut with Los Angeles Philharmonic
Alina Pogostkina makes her debut with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Martin Grubinger and Alina Pogostkina tour Japan with Jonathan Nott and NHK Symphony Orchestra