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Tchaikovsky Concert Hall
Chamber Hall of Moscow Philharmonic
Live broadcast
Alexander Ramm (cello), Laureate of the 15th International Tchaikovsky Competition
Daniil Kharitonov (piano), Laureate of the 15th International Tchaikovsky Competition
Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra
Conductor – Dimitris Botinis
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra
Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, June 18, 2018

Alexander Ramm

Alexander was born in 1988 in Vladivostok, Russia. He studied in the Chopin's music school until 2003, entered the Chopin's college, that finished in 2007 in the class of Prof. M. Zhuravleva. At present, Alexander is a student at the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory in the class of Prof. N. Shakhovskaya. Alexander performs in many concerts in the best halls of Russia, such as the Rachmaninoff hall, the Small and the Great halls of the State Conservatory. He also performed in other cities of Russia as well as abroad. Alexander is the winner of several international and national competitions, he also took part in the Tchaikovsky competition 2007.

In 2010 took part in festivals and masterclasses "Courchevel Academy" and "Holland Music Sessions" with famous professors Philippe Muller, Maria Kliegel, Reinhard Latzko and Uzi Wiezel. Also he had masterclasses with David Geringas and Sergey Roldugin.

Daniil Kharitonov

Daniel Kharitonov was born in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk in 1998. Attheageoffivehebegan to study piano at the Special Music School in Novosibirsk. At the age of six he entered the Central School of Music of the Moscow Conservatoire. He is currently a pupil of Valery Pyasetsky. At the age of seven Daniel won the Grand Prix at the Vienna Competition and the honorary title of Mozart Wunderkind. Daniel Kharitonov has been a prize-winner at several international competitions, one of which brought him the Golden Nutcracker award and the Special Prize from Kultura TV in 2010. From the age of twelve, Daniel has appeared with the Moscow Virtuosi and has been a grant-recipient of the Vladimir Spivakov Foundation. The pianist has also appeared with the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, the Musica Viva, the Tchaikovsky Symphony, the Moscow Philharmonic and the Mariinsky Orchestra, with Vladimir Spivakov, Alexander Rudin, Saulius Sondeckis, Valery Gergiev and others. Daniel has toured to the USA and Germany, Spain, France, Slovenia, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Bulgaria, and other countries. Daniel Kharitonov has been nominated for Russia’s National Pride award. In October 2013 he had the honour of being a torch-bearer at the Moscow Kremlin in advance of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games.

In April 2015 Daniel was awarded with the Grand-Prix of the Krainev International Piano competition in Moscow and in June 2015 won the 3rd Prize in the International Tchaikovsky Competition .

Daniel Haritonov has participated in the International Musical Olympus Festival in St.Petrersburg (2012 and 2015) and in the Festival presentations in Carnegie Hall in New York, in Tonhalle in Zurich and in Saint Moritz (Switzerland).

Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra

State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia (Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra) for 75 years has been one of the leading orchestras of Russia and a special pride of this country's musical culture.

The ensemble's debut performance took place on 5 October 1936, at the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory. Only a few months later, it went on an extensive tour around the former USSR.

From its inception, the orchestra has been led by the finest musicians such as its founder Alexander Gauk (1936-1941); Natan Rakhlin (1941-1945), who guided it through the difficult World War II years; Konstantin Ivanov (1945-1965), who, for the first time, took it on international tours; and "the last romantic of the 20th century", Evgeny Svetlanov (1965-2000). Under Svetlanov's leadership the orchestra became one of the world's best, and its repertoire has grown to include virtually all Russian symphonic music, nearly all Western classics, and countless works by contemporary composers. From 2000 to 2002 the orchestra was headed by Vassily Sinaisky, and from 2002 to 2011, by Mark Gorenstein.

On 24 October 2011 Vladimir Jurowski is appointed an artistic director of State Symphony Orchestra of Russia.
On 27 October 2005, the name of Evgeny Fedorovich Svetlanov became part of the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia official name in recognition of his invaluable contribution to Russian musical culture.

The orchestra performs at such prestigious venues as the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall (Moscow), Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall (New York), Kennedy Center (Washington, D. C.), Musikverein (Vienna), Albert Hall (London), Salle Pleyel (Paris), Teatro Colon (Buenos Aires), and Suntory Hall (Tokyo).

The list of world renowned and legendary figures who graced the podium of the orchestra as guest conductors includes H. Abendroth, A. Cluytens, V. Gergiev, N. Golovanov, M. Jansons, E. Kleiber, K. Kondrashin, K. Masur, A. Melik-Pashaev, Y. Menuhin, E. Mravinsky, C. Munch, M. Rostropovich, G. Rozhdestvensky, S. Samosud, and Y. Temirkanov to name a few.

Among the outstanding soloists who have performed with the orchestra are I. Arkhipova, Yu. Bashmet, M. Caballe, P. Domingo, A Fischer, Gilels, N. Gutman, O. Kagan, L. Kogan, V. Krainev, M. Long Y. Menuhin, D. Oistrakh, N. Petrov, M. Pletnev, S. Richter, V. Spivakov, V. Tretyakov, and E. Virsaladze. Recently, this stellar roster was expanded to add A. Baeva, A. Buzlov, M. Fedotov, M. Gulegina, D. Hvorostovsky, E. Kissin, A. Knyazev, A. Korobeinikov, M. Kultyshev, N. Lugansky, D. Matsuev, V. Rudenko, A. Rudin, and M. Vengerov.

After its first tour abroad in 1956, the orchestra has regularly represented Russian culture in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, the US, and other countries and participated in the major international festivals and charitable events.

The ensemble devotes a great deal of time to touring Russian cities and also, to charitable activities, including free performances at the country's hospitals, schools, and orphanages.

The orchestra's discography includes hundreds of recordings released by leading Russian and foreign labels such as Melodiya, Bomba-Piter, EMI Classics, BMG, Naxos, Chandos, Musikproduktion Dabringhaus und Grimm, and others. The special place in this list belongs to the famous Anthology of the Russian Symphonic Music encompassing audio recordings of Russian composers from Glinka to Glazunov, a Svetlanov's project, to which he dedicated many years.

The orchestra's creative biography is a succession of triumphant achievements that have secured its permanent place in the annals of world culture.

Dimitris Botinis

Winner of the International Antonio Pedrotti Conducting Competition (Italy, 2006), winner of the 1st All-Russian Conductors Competition (Moscow, 2011).

Dimitris Botinis was born in 1986 in Moscow in a family of musicians, and grew up in Greece. At the age of 5 he began his studies in violin and later in viola. As a violinist he graduated summa cum laude from the Conservatory of Patras with a Violin Diploma.

At the age of 14 he started his studies in orchestral conducting under the guidance of his father – a symphony orchestra conductor, and also by participating in International Master Courses for conductors instructed by Prof. Yuri Simonov in Budapest.

In 2011 he graduated summa cum laude from the St. Petersburg State Conservatory “Rimsky Korsakov”, where he has been studying Symphonic and Operatic conducting since 2006, under Prof. Yuri Simonov.

He has conducted orchestras such as the Symphony Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre , Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, State Academic Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg, State Academic “Cappella-Glinka” Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg, Orchestra Camerata of the State Hermitage Museum, Orchestra of the Frankfurt Opera, Croatian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Bialystok Symphony Orchestra, “Liszt-Wagner” Symphony Orchestra Budapest, Orchestra Haydn of Bolzano, State Symphony Orchestra of Athens, State Symphony Orchestra of Thessaloniki, Greek Radio National Symphony Orchestra, Patras Orchestra and others.

In 2010 he made his opera debut in the Opera Theater of St. Petersburg State Conservatory where he conducted P.I. Tchaikovsky’s “Ιolanta”.

Dimitris Botinis has participated in International Festivals such as “Musical Olympus” of St. Petersburg and “International Festival of Patras”.

He is currently an assistant conductor of the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra.


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