Yakov Kreizberg

Yakov Kreizberg

During the last decade, Russian-born conductor Yakov Kreizberg has established a superb international reputation in the opera house and on the concert podium. Born in St Petersburg, Yakov Kreizberg studied conducting with Ilya Musin before emigrating to the United States in 1976. There he was awarded conducting fellowships at Tanglewood with Bernstein, Ozawa and Leinsdorf, and at the Los Angeles Philharmonic with Michael Tilson Thomas.

In 1985 he became Music Director of Mannes College Orchestra (New York) and in 1988 started a six year tenure as General Music Director of Krefeld / Mönchengladbach Opera House and the Niederrheinischer Sinfoniker.

Appointed Chief Conductor & Artistic Advisor of the Netherlands Philharmonic and Netherlands Chamber Orchestras as from September 2003, he is currently Chief Conductor of the Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra. After five successful seasons he recently relinquished the post of Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, and also the post of Generalmusikdirector of the Komische Oper Berlin which he held from 1994 until 2001.

His highly successful work in the opera house has included three critically acclaimed productions at Glyndebourne as well as productions for English National Opera, Lyric Opera Chicago and Canadian Opera. Yakov Kreizberg's guest conducting engagements include the following world-class orchestras: Berlin Philharmonic, Munich Philharmonic, Philharmonia, LPO, BBC Symphony, Concertgebouw, Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Orchestre de Paris, Vienna Symphony, Czech Philharmonic, Santa Cecilia, Oslo Philharmonic, Philadelphia, New York Philharmonic, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Detroit, St Louis and the Minnesota Orchestra.

Performances with the RNO

April 2006

In Russia

13 Thu

Tchaikovsky Philharmonic Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Shostakovich
Symphony No. 9
Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto
Shostakovich
Symphony No. 5
Conductor:

Yakov Kreizberg

Guest Artist:

Julia Fischer, Violin

2005-2006 Season

May 2004

In Russia

11 Tue

Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Prokofiev
Violin Concerto No.1
Glazunov
Violin Concerto
Mahler
Symphony No.1
Conductor:

Yakov Kreizberg

Guest Artist:

Julia Fischer, Violin

2003-4 Season

On Tour

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Khachaturian: Violin Concerto in D minor
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Op. 19
Glazunov: Violin Concerto in A minor Op. 82
Julia Fischer, violin
Yakov Kreizberg, conductor
Conductor:

Yakov Kreizberg

On Tour

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Part of the RNO/PentaTone Shostakovich Cycle
Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op. 47
Symphony No.9 in E flat, Op. 70, for violin and orchestra
Yakov Kreizberg, conductor
Alexei Bruni, concertmaster
Pentatone SACD
Conductor:

Yakov Kreizberg

On Tour

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Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35
Sérénade mélancolique, Op. 26
Valse – Scherzo, Op. 34
Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42
Julia Fischer, violin
Yakov Kreizberg, conductor [For full listing, see the page for the re-release of this album.]
Conductor:

Yakov Kreizberg

On Tour

Location

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Program

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35
Sérénade mélancolique, Op. 26
Valse – Scherzo, Op. 34
Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42
Julia Fischer, violin
Yakov Kreizberg, conductor
[re-release of 2006 recording]

Conductor:

Yakov Kreizberg

What They’re Saying

"Everything is exquisitely played by the Russian National Orchestra, whose refinement has opened a new chapter in Russian orchestral playing."

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