Dmitri Jurowski

Dmitri Jurowski, the youngest member of the famous musical family, started his musical education at the age of six at the Cello Department of the Moscow Conservatoire Musical School. After his family moved to Berlin, he continued his cello studies. In 2003, he started to take conducting classes at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music in Berlin.

As an opera conductor, Dmitri Jurowski performs at the Lyric Opera in Chicago, Opera Bastille in Paris, Grand Theatre in Geneva, Bavarian State Opera in Munich, Carlo Felice Theatre in Genoa, La Fenice in Venice, Massimo Theatre in Palermo, Comunale Theatre in Bologna, Royal Theatre in Parma, National Theatre in Roma, Queen Sofía Palace of the Arts in Valencia, Comic Opera and State Opera in Berlin, New Israeli Opera in Tel-Aviv, Municipal Theatre in Santiago, Opera House in Monte-Carlo, Liege Opera, Flemish Royal Opera. He also appeared at the opera festivals in Wexford, Martina Franca, and Pesaro.

As a symphonic conductor, Dmitri Jurowski has worked with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, the orchestras of La Fenice and the Turin Royal Theatre, the Arturo Toscanini Philharmonic Orchestra in Parma, the Pomeriggi Musicali Orchestra of Milan, the Portugal Symphony Orchestra of Lisbon, the Munich Radio Orchestra, the philharmonic orchestras of Dresden, St Petersburg, and Shanghai, the symphony orchestras of Hamburg and Vienna, the Residence Orchestra of the Hague, the Orchestra of the Irish Radio/Television, and the Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra.

In the summer of 2010, Dmitri Jurowski made his debut at the Bolshoi Theatre. He has toured with the Bolshoi Theatre’s production of Eugene Onegin (directed by Dmitri Tcherniakov) to the Royal Opera House, the Real Theatre in Madrid, and the Lucerne Festival.

Since 2011, the maestro has been the Chief Conductor of the Flemish Royal Opera and the Chief Conductor of the “Russian Philharmonic” Symphony Orchestra. In 2015, Dmitri Jurowski took over the position of Musical Director and Principal Conductor of the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre.

A celebration of Tchaikovsky

On 14 June, Dmitri Jurowski will conduct the Mikhailovsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra in a concert programme marking the 175th anniversary of the birth of Pyotr Tchaikovsky. During preparations for the event, maestro and member of the legendary Jurowski musical dynasty, Dmitri Jurowski, discussed the evening’s programme, as well as his own personal feelings towards the great Russian composer.

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