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27 May

New Conductor at the Concert of the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia

 

 

One of the most famous European conductors maestro Gintaras Rinkevičius will take part in the concert on June 8. 

 

A performance of the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia will take place at Voronezh State Opera and Ballet Theatre on June 8. It was the artistic director of the concert band Vladimir Jurowski who was planned to be the conductor that evening. However, it has turned out recently that he will not be able to take part in Voronezh concert because of his appointment as the artistic director of the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. 

The State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia will be conducted by the maestro Gintaras Rinkevičius.

Gintaras Rinkevičius is one of the most famous European conductors as well as the founder, artistic director and chief conductor of the Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra. He used to work as the artistic director and the chief director of the Latvian National Opera and Malmö Opera. Since 2007 he has been the artistic director and chief conductor of the Novosibirsk Academic Symphony Orchestra.

Maestro worked with such orchestras as Berliner Symphoniker (Berlin Symphony Orchestra), Frankfurt (Oder) Symphony Orchestra, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Russian National Orchestra, National Philharmonic of Russia , Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra as well as orchestras of Copenhagen, Tivoli, Odense (Denmark), Tampere (Finland) and other concert bands.  

Concerts conducted by Gintaras Rinkevičius were held in the largest venues of the world, such as Cologne Philharmonic Hall (Kölner Philharmonie), London’s Royal Albert Hall, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Grand Hall of Moscow State Conservatory as well as halls of Salzburg, Barcelona, Zaragoza and many others. 

In 2013 Gintaras Rinkevičius first performed in the USA at the Lincoln Center venue with the new World Peace Orchestra band represented by a famous American actor Kevin Spacey.

He is the winner of the International Conducting Competition of Herbert von Karajan Fund and International Competition in Memory of János Ferencsik in Budapest. He was given the most honourable Lithuanian award – Lithuanian National Prize, Conductor of the Year title in Latvia, honourable orders of Lithuania, Latvia, Portugal, Norway and Russia.

The programme of the concert remains unchanged. Tickets bought are valid. Further information at +7 (473) 228-93-80.