National mass media about the musician: 

“Alexey Balashov - without exaggeration - may be called one of the most well-known and demanded oboists of the country, whose solo career actively develops, favourably appreciated by professionals and audience…” 



Vacation in Paris

The program Vacation in Paris for oboe and piano presents pieces by French composers – C. Saint-Saëns, G. Meyerbeer – A. Pasculli, A. Jolivet, P. Sancan, F. Poulenc. Vacation in Paris is a bright coloristic program, carrying unique French charm and discovering great potential of oboe. Kseniya Lubiantseva accompanies Aleksey Balashov on the piano. Kseniya Lubiantseca is an incredible soloist, prize winner of international contests, graduate of Russian and German colleges, the student of such famous professors as Victor Portnoy (Petrozavodsk), Nina Seregina (St. Petersburg), Evgeniy Korolev (Hamburg, Germany). Ksenia gives concert tours both in Russia and Europe.

N. Chédeville Sonata in G minor for oboe and piano
C. Saint-Saëns Sonata for oboe and piano
P. Sancan Sonatina for oboe and piano
F. Poulenc Sonata for oboe and piano
A. Jolivet Serenade for oboe and piano
G. Meyerbeer – Pasculli Fantasia on the themes from the opera “Les Huguenots” for oboe and piano