VADIM AFANASIEV



Vadim Afanasiev



Chief conductor of the Male Choir of St.Petersburg
Conductor of Chamber Theatre "St.Petersburg Opera"

Date of birth: 26 August 1944
Place of birth: Essentuki, Stavropol region, Russia

Orchestras conducted
Orch. of Maly Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Symphony orch. of St.Petersburg Philharmonic Society
Orch. of Music Theatre in St. Petersburg Conservatoire
Symphony orchestras in Yaroslavl, Kazan, Rostov-Don, Ulyanovsk

Qualifications
Two diplomas of St. Petersburg Conservatoire:
Choral conductor (1968),
opera and symphony conductor (1976)

Scientific activities

President of the Fund "Singers of Russia",
Academician of the Russian Academy of Tourism

Lecture

Assistant Professor of St. Petersburg Conservatoire

The favorite music to conduct

Symphonies and operas by Moussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Rachmainov, Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Brahms, Puccini, Beethoven, Verdi, Mozart, Ravel

Former employment

Assistant Professor of St. Petersburg Conservatoire,
Conductor of State Concert Orchestra,
Leading conductor of State Academic Choir of USSR,
Conductor of Maly Theatre of Opera and Ballet

Examples of recent performances

Ballet: "Macbeth" by Kalosh, "Razboiniki" (Robbers) by Minkov.
Opera: "La Boheme" and "Chio-Chio-San" by Puccini, "Servant-Mistress" by Pergolezi, "Telephone" by Menotti, "Eugeny Onegin" and "La Dama di Piche" by Tchaikovsky, "Boris Godunov" by Moussorgsky

Referees

Maris Yansons
Leading conductor of The national Symphony Orchestra, Oslo, Norway, conductor of St. Petersburg State Philharmonic
Vladimir Spivakov
artistic director of the Moscow State Chamber Orchestra
"Virtuosos of Moscow"

 

Repertoire List of Vadim Afanasiev

symphonies

Mozart - 39, 40, 41
Kalinnikov - 1
Mahler - 1, 2
Taneev - 1
Sibelius 1
Bartok - "Music for strings, percussion and chelesta"
Shubert "Unfinished"
Scriabin - 1
Khrennikov - 3
Bach - "Brandenburg Concerts"
Borodin - 2 ("Bogatirskaya")
Beethoven - 1-9
Brahms - 1, 2, 3, 4
Prokofiev - 1, 5, 7
Tchaikovsky - 1, 4, 5, 6, "Manfred"
Shostakovitch - 1, 5, 9, 10, 11
Stravinsky - "Symphony of Psalms"
Rachmaninov - 2, 3
Haydn - "London Symphonics", 38, 94-101
Dvorak - 9
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accompanement

Rachmaninov - "Concerts for piano and orchestra" 1, 2 , 3, 4
Tchaikovsky - "Violin and piano concerts"
Mozart - "Concert for pipe and orchestra"
Liszt - "Concerts for piano and orchestra" n.n. 1, 2
Kabalevsky - "Concerts for violin"
Prokofiev - "Concert for piano and orchestra" n.1
Glasunov - "Concert for violin and orchestra"
Gershwin - "Concert for piano and orchestra"
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overtures

Beethoven, Mozart, Veber, Wagner, Berlioz, Borodin, Verdi, Liszt, Strauss, Moussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovitch
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suites

Bach, Grieg, Ravel, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Kazhlaev,
Schedrin, Shostakovitch
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operas

Tchaikovsky - "Eugeny Onegin", "La Dama de Piche"
Puccini - "La Boheme", "Madam Batterfly"
Massenet - "Don Quichotte"
Menotti - "Telephone"
Mussorgsky - "Boris Godunov", "Khovanschina"
Rachmaninov - "Aleko"
Verdi - "La Traviata", "Rigoletto"
Pergolesi - "La Serva padrona"
Khrennikov - "Dorotea"
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vocal-symphony compositions

Haydn - "Seasons"
Brahms - "German Reguiem"
Mozart - "Reguiem"
Verdi - "Reguiem"
Dvorak - "Reguiem"
Beethoven - "Messa C-dur, D-dur"
Sviridov - "In Esenin's Memory", "Pathetic Oratorio", "Kursk Songs"
Shostakovitch - "Song of forests"
Prokofiev - "Alexander Nevsky"
Taneev - "Joahn Damaskin"
Rachmaninov - "Spring"
Bach - Cantatas, n.n. 4, 21, 24
Gavrilin - "Rings"
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