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Aleksandr Vedernikov


Was borne in Moscow, in the family of well-known singer, the soloist of the Bolshoi theater, bass Aleksandr vedernikova and professor of the Moscow state conservatory of name P. i.Chaykovskiy, organistki of Nataliya gureyevoy. In 1988 it finished the Moscow conservatory (professor l. v.Nikolayev‘s class), in the 90th - graduate study.
In 1988-90 yr. it worked in the Moscow academic musical theater the name Of k. s.Stanislavskiy and vl. i.Nemirovicha-Danchenko. In 1988-95 yr. he was the assistant of chief conductor and the second conductor of the large symphonic orchestra of Gosteleradio - State Committee of the Council of Ministers of the USSR on Television and Radio Broadcasting, with which much performed on tour around Russia cities, and also in Austria, Germany, Greece, Turkey and Great Britain.
In 1995-2004 he was artistic leader and chief conductor of the based with it symphonic orchestra "Russian philharmonic society".
He came out with the state symphonic orchestra of Russia and the deserved association of Russia as the academic symphonic orchestra of St. Petersburg state philharmonic society.
As the invited conductor he collaborated with the well-known foreign associations, among which London philharmonic society, the philharmonic orchestras of Tokyo, London, Bergen, Scottish symphonic orchestra the BBC, royal Scottish national orchestra, the state choir of Dresden, the national orchestra RAI (Torino), the royal symphonic orchestra of Danish radio, the symphonic orchestras of Montreal, Hague, Budapest, sydney, the orchestra of theater column. He was the first invited conductor of the symphonic orchestra Of groningena (Netherlands).
C 2003 is the member of the dirizherskoy board of the Russian national orchestra, with which it performed on tour in France, Germany and United States. During January 2004 within the framework of theatrical tour with RNO around nine cities OF THE USA took place Aleksandr vedernikov‘s debut in the New York concert hall of Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy- center in Washington.
Aleksandr Vedernikov - frequent guest in the leading operatic theaters, including in the la of Scala, the theater of Reggio in Torino, theater To komunale in Bologna, theater la to feniche in Venice, Roman opera, London theater Of kovent-Garden. During April 2005 as the musical leader of the new setting of the opera "Boris Godunov" Of m. musorgskogo (director Franceska Zambello) it made a debut in the Parisian national opera (opera Of bastiliya).
Among the soloists, with whom collaborated, Lees Leonskaya, Nikolai luganskiy, Mikhail pletnev, Vadim repin, Yuri bashmet, Natalie gutman, Mistislav rostropovich, Helen obraztsova, Sergey leyferkus, Galina gorchakova, Vladimir Chernov, Olga borodina.

In the Bolshoi theater
During August 2001 Aleksandr vedernikov obtained designation to the post of chief conductor - the musical leader of the Bolshoi theater. Under his management were here realized setting it leaned "adriyenna Of lekuvrer" Of f. chile (2002, the first setting in the Bolshoi theater), "khovanshchina" Of m. musorgskiy (2002), "turandot" of J. puchchini (2002), "Ruslan and Ludmila" Of m. glinkya (in original author‘s version, 2003), the "fiery angel" Of s. Prokofiev (2004, the first setting in the Bolshoi theater) and the "flying Dutchman" Of r. Wagner (2004, for the first time in Russia in the first editorial staff). In season 2004/05 was the musical leader of settings it leaned "fal‘staf" of G. Verdi and "children of Rosenthal" Of l. desyatnikov (world of premier, opera it was written to order of the Bolshoi theater).
In season 2005/06 let out to the premier of opera "war and S. Prokofiev‘s peace", he was the musical leader of setting S. Prokofiev‘s ballet "Cinderella". With Aleksandr vedernikov‘s arrival the Bolshoi theater unrolled active concert life both on its scenes, predominantly on the new and on the main concert area of the country - in the large hall of Moscow conservatory. In season 2005/06 was opened the joint subscription of the theater and Moscow state philharmonic society, whose concerts are passed on the scene BZK. Among the works, completed under A. vedernikov‘s management of the forces of the Bolshoi theater (with the participation or without the participation of the invited stars) - the "censure of Faust" Of g. Berlioz, "requiem" G. Verdi, scene from it leaned R. Wagner, the composition Of r. Strauss, A. Berg, D. Shostakovic, G. Sviridov et al.

The records of conductor left to the compact the disks of the sound-recording companies Russian Disk, Agora, ARTS, Triton, Polygram/Universal. In 2003 concluded the long-term exclusive contract with the Dutch firm PentaTone Classics, which is specialized in the production of disks in size SuperAudio CD.
Already they left on PentaTone Classics: 2003. - cantata "Jeanne and bell" G. getti/ suite from the ballet "Romeos and Juliette" Of s. Prokofiev, Russian national orchestra, the soloists Lees is made and Vladimir Chernov; 2004. - opera "Ruslan and Ludmila" Of m. glinkya, the "living" record of the play of the Bolshoi theater; 2004. - Russian ballet suites ("Romeos and Juliette" S. Prokofiev, "Spartacus" Of a. khachaturyan, D. Shostakovic‘s "bolt"), Russian national orchestra.
"Vedernikov undoubtedly the conductor, whom should be held in the field of sight. It knows how to force listener to quiver and attains all possible nuances and semitones from the orchestra, whose record is simply splendid ". (International Record Reviews against the record "Jeanne and kolokola"/ "Romeos and Juliette", September of 2003).

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