Valeri Polyansky (Conductor)
Born: 19th April 1949, Moscow, Russia
After graduating from the Moscow State Conservatoire, Valeri Polyansky attended a postgraduate course in opera and symphonic conducting, where he studied with Gennady Rozhdestvensky. Valeri Polyansky began his professional career conducting at the Moscow Operetta Theatre and at the Bolshoi Theatre. During this time he also worked with all the leading symphony orchestras of Moscow. In 1992 he became Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Russian State Symphonic Cappella and Russian State Symphony Orchestra.