Nunzio Ortolano. Romanza
Jean Francaix - Concerto, Leonid Popov - clarinet, conductor - Dmitriy Liss.
Mozart - clarinet concerto Leonid Popov
Aaron Copland - clarinet concerto. Clarinet - Leonid Popov. Conductor - Alexandru Samoila.
Franz Schubert. Der Hirt auf dem Felsen.
Weber Clarinet Quintet
J. Brahms - clarinet quintet (2 mvt.)
Weber - Clarinet Concerto #2 (3 mvt.)
Born in 1988 in Simferopol (Ukraine), Leonid Popov started to learn playing clarinet at the age of 9. In 2006 Leonid finished High Music School in Kharkov (Ukraine). In 2011 he finished Kharkov National University of Arts. From 2010 to 2013 he took master classes from the outstanding German clarinetist Karl Leister.
At 19 years old (since 2008), Leonid became a principal clarinet of Kharkov Philharmonic Orchestra. At present (since 2011) he is a principal clarinet of Odessa Opera and Ballet Theatre.
Leonid won many awards at clarinet competitions in Ukraine. He is a finalist of the First International Clarinet Competition in Kortrijk, Belgium (2010). Leonid has a 3rd Prize of the First International Lisbon Clarinet Competition (2011) and a Honorable Mention Prize of the Second International Clarinet Competition in Ghent, Belgium (2013). As a soloist he performed at many concerts in Ukraine with many orchestras, in 2013 he had performance with Brussel Philharmonic. As a clarinetist in orchestra he played under the direction of such conductors as Valery Gergiev and Teodor Currentzis.
Since 2017 Leonid is ambassador of world famous clarinet manufacturer - Henry Selmer Paris.
CV & Repertoire
|Musical Work||Role||Jump-in ready?||Company||Year|
|Schubert: Der Hirt Auf Dem Felsen, D. 965||Clarinet||1 week||2018|
|Rossini: Introduction, Theme & Variations||Clarinet||1 week||2018|
|Mozart: Clarinet Concerto K. 622, A Major||Clarinet||1 week||2017|
|Mozart: Clarinet Quintet, Kv 581, A Major||Clarinet||1 week||2017|
|Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 2, J. 118, Op. 74, E-flat Major||Clarinet||1 week||2017|