Alina Bzhezhinska

Territory: DE | AT | CH

"Alina Bzhezhinska… a modern-day supremo…
among the best contemporary harpists…” - Evening Standard, UK

Undoubtedly one of the leading harpists in the world today, Alina Bzhezhinska (a.k.a. AlinaHipHarp) is a one-woman powerhouse on a mission to bring the harp to the fore of contemporary sound.

From Royalty to the jazz greats of today - Alina Bzhezhinska has performed at the late Queen’s 80th Birthday and the King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand; she collaborated with world top artists Kamaal Williams, DJ Spinna (NYC), Slide Johnson (Paris), Tony Kofi and Shabaka Hutchings.

Bzhezhinska is a creator of a unique international formation HipHarpCollective. She produced her critically acclaimed albums “Inspiration” (Ubuntu Music, 2018), “Reflections” (BBE Music, 2022) and a single “Altera Vita” in duet with Tony Kofi on Saxophone (BBE Music, 2023).

She performed as a side woman at “African Culture” - Shabaka (Impulse! 2022), “Music Aid for Ukraine” (Ubuntu Music, 2022), “Breath Suite“- Ben Mark (2021), “Wu Hen” - Kamaal Williams (2020) and “New Focus on Song” (2016).

She appeared at WOMADelaide Festival in Australia, live performances for BBC Radio 3 and Worldwide FM followed along with appearances at Edinburgh International Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Royal Albert Hall, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Cadogan Hall for EFG London Jazz fest 2021, Jazz Cafe London, Jazz Connective, and Periscope Musciques Innovates and Ronnie Stott’s Jazz Club.

Alina’s set of Solo Harp with electronics is also in demand and she performed at EFG LJF opening for Lakecia Benjamin as well as Omar and Run Logan Run at the Jazz Cafe in London.

She also runs a charity to support her home country Ukraine.

…Bzhezhinska shares with Alice (Coltrane) a mastery of the jazz harp.”
★★★★★, The Times