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Vasily Petrenko

Vasily Petrenko

Conductor

Vasily Petrenko is the Principal Conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

Between 1994 and 1997, Petrenko was Resident Conductor at the St Petersburg State Opera and Ballet Theatre in the Mussorgsky Memorial Theatre. During this time he gained an enormous amount of operatic experience and he now has over 30 operas in his repertoire.

Petrenko is equally at home in symphonic and operatic repertoire. On the symphonic front, he has previously worked with the City of Birmingham Symphony, Swedish Radio, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris and NDR Hanover, BBC Wales, Cadaques and Castille y Leon Orchestras in Spain.

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Further Reading: Vasily Petrenko

 Recording of the Week, Stravinsky and Rimsky-Korsakov from Vasily Petrenko and the Liverpool Philharmonic

The Russian conductor presides over sparkling, taut accounts of two avian fairy-tales: the complete ballet music for The Firebird and the suite from the posthumously-premiered opera Le Coq d’Or.

 Recording of the Week, Scriabin's First and Fifth Symphonies from Vasily Petrenko

The Russian conductor and the Oslo Philharmonic are joined by pianist Kirill Gerstein for the final instalment of Scriabin's complete symphonies on LAWO.

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