Dmitry Russu

Dmitry Russu


opera and symphony orchestra
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Born: 1981 in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

–    1999: Glinka Choral College, St. Petersburg, Russia
–    2005: Rimski-Korsakov State Conservatory (St-Petersburg, Russia): choir conducting (master degree )
–    2008: Rimski-Korsakov State Conservatory (St-Petersburg, Russia): PhD
–    2012: Rimski-Korsakov State Conservatory (St-Petersburg, Russia): symphony orchestra conducting (master degree ) 
Work experience:
–    2003-2005: The Barents International Chamber Choir (based in High Music School in Pitea, Sweden) — choir singer
–    2006: International Youth Fellowship in Seoul, South Korea — guest conductor of «Gracias» Ensemble
–    2006-2007: Russian Horn Capella — principal conductor
–    2008: Baltic Sea Festival in Stockholm, Sweden — choir singer in Baltic Sea Festival Choir
–    2008-2012: St-Petersburg Philarmonic Orchestra — assistant conductor
–    2013-2018: Ulyanovsk State Academic Symphony Orchestra — principal conductor
–    2011 to present: guest conductor in St-Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, St-Petersburg Academic Symphony Orchestra, Petrozavodsk Philharmonic Orchestra, Samara Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, Kislovodsk Philharmonic Orchestra, Krasnoyarsk Philharmonic Orchestra, Far-Eastern Philharmonic Orchestra in Khabarovsk, Vladivostok Philharmonic Orchestra, Tyumen Philharmonic Orchestra, Republic of Udmurt Symphony Orchestra,, Volgograd Philharmonic Orchestra

Competitions: –    2013: Winner of the 1-st prize in National Conducting Competition named after Ilya Musin

Masterclasses in Orchestral Conducting:  –    2007: International Conducting Masterclass, Professor Dumitru Goia, National Music University, Bucharest, Romania
–    2005-2010: Masterclasses in Conducting, Professor Victor Yampolsky, Bienen School of Music, Evanston, IL, USA
–    2017: National Conducting Masterclass, Professor Yuri Simonov, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
–    2018: National Conducting Masterclass, Professor Yuri Simonov, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra

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Winner of the National conducting competition named after I. Musin