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Vladimir Jurowski


One of today's most sought-after conductors, acclaimed worldwide for his incisive musicianship and adventurous artistic commitment, Moscow-born Vladimir Jurowski will take up the position of General Music Director of the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich in 2021. He is currently Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Principal Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Principal Artist of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Artistic Director of the Russian State Academic Symphony Orchestra, and Artistic Director of the George Enescu International Festival, Bucharest. Previous positions include Music Director of Glyndebourne Festival Opera (2001-2013).

Vladimir Jurowski enjoys close relationships with the world's most distinguished artistic institutions, collaborating with many of the world's leading orchestras including the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Staatskapelle Dresden, the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, the Cleveland and Philadelphia Orchestras, New York Philharmonic, Chicago and Boston Symphonies, and has also conducted the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestras. He is a regular guest at the BBC Proms, Musikfest Berlin, and the Dresden, Lucerne, Schleswig Holstein, Grafenegg and Rostropovich Festivals. He made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera New York in 1999 and has appeared with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Komische Oper Berlin, the Opera National de Paris, Teatro alla Scala Milan, the Bolshoi Theatre and the Semperoper Dresden.

His wide discography ranges from Bach and Haydn, through Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Mahler, Zemlinsky, Rachmaninov and Szymanowski, to Kancheli, Schnittke and Silvestrov.