Violinist Lidia Baich was born in St. Petersburg. At the age of eight years she won her first international competition - numerous other top-prices followed. In 1998 she won the „Grand Prix d‘Eurovision“ and was nominated „European Musicians of the Year“. Since then she performs in all major concert halls around the world with the worlds best orchestras (including the New York Philharmonic, St. Petersburg Philharmonic) and conductors such as Lorin Maazel, and Vladimir Fedoseyev.
In 2002 Lorin Maazel invited her to join star-tenor Andrea Bocelli on his world tour. The following year, she took part in the ten-year anniversary of „Pavarotti and Friends” in Modena. In 2008 she released her first CD on the Deutsche Grammophon label. In 2009 she was the official ambassador of the Haydn year. Lidia Baich also serves as a jury member at prestigious violin competitions such as the Eurovision contest or the Menuhin competition.
Lidia plays a violin made by Joseph Guarnerius del Gesú „ex Guilet” in 1732, made available to her by courtesy of the Austrian National Bank.