Biography

Tomoe  Badiarova

 

“Modestly tender, whispering, unbridled sometimes in almost an orgy of sound, beautiful vibrato, devilish pieces on original baroque violin”, this is what you would read in reviews about violinist Tomoe Badiarova.

Equally proficient in Historical Violin, Viola and Violoncello da Spalla and in a wide scope of repertoire from Early Baroque to late Romantic, Tomoe Badiarova devotes her deep passion for music and telling the story and the emotion of music as her own voice. Her style is largely appreciated by audiences and as well musicians.

 

Tomoe is regularly invited as concertmaster and soloist by Bremer Barockorchester where she performs various concertos and chamber musics. In 2019 she recorded a CD of d-minor Violin Concerto by J.S. Bach (BWV1052R) with them.

Secretly she also plays Violoncello da Spalla and Viola. Her performance of Viola Concerto by G.Ph.Telemann with Bremer Barockorchester was particularly well received.

Recently she was invited as a concertmaster of the 2nd orchestra for Mathew Passion by J.S. Bach by Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra (Ton Koopman) for a Dutch National TV recording and a concert tour in Leipzig in 2021.

She is a founding member of Les Esprits Animaux which has performed many concerts all in Europe as well Japan. Tomoe as a 1st violinist Les Esprits Animaux has swept the four prizes of Van Wassenaer Competition 2016; 1st prize, press awards, youth awards and early music season awards for the first time ever of its history.

Tomoe has shared stage with Dmitry Sinkovsky, François Fernandez,  Ryo Terakado, Midori Seiler, Veronika Skuplik, Stéphanie Paulet, Enrico Onofri, Rachael Beesley, Peter Van Heyghen, Ton Koopman, Bart van Oort,  Dorothee Oberlinger, Erik Bosgraaf and Claron McFadden among the others.

She appears with a large number of ensembles in Europe and Japan; Bremer Baroque Orchester, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, PRJCT Amsterdam, Bach Collegium Japan, La Petite Bande, Den Haag Piano Quintet, Apollo Ensemble, Ensemble Odyssee, Los Temperamentos, Cordevento and Lutherse Bach Ensemble among the others.

She mastered music under a number of experts in Europe and Japan, including Ryo Terakado (Royal Conservatoire The Hague) and Takayoshi Wanami (Toho University of Music in Tokyo), among many others.

She plays on a Violin, viola and Violoncello da Spalla, as well as baroque & classical Bows made by Dmitry Badiarov.