Guest conductors

Dmitry Korchak

A graduate of the Academy of Choral Art named after V.S. Popov in two faculties: conducting (class of professor V. Popov) and vocal (class of D.D. Vdovin), Dmitry completed his postgraduate studies at the Academy in 2004. He worked at the Kolobov Novaya Opera Theatre of Moscow from 2003 to 2007.

Dmitry performs on the best opera stages and participates in prestigious international festivals, such as world-famous Rossini festival in Pesaro, Italy, Salzburg Festival, Bad Kissingen Festival, Kent Nagano’s Festival in Rieti, Colmar festival and others. He recently performed at the following theatres: La Scala, Opéra Bastille, Covent Garden, Metropolitan Opera, Vienna State Opera, Bavarian State Opera, Dutch National Opera, Zurich State Opera, La Monnaie, Berlin State Opera, Los Angeles Opera House, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Valencia Opera House, Israeli Philharmonic Hall, Dresden Semperoper, Teatro Real in Madrid, Rome Opera House, Teatro di San Carlo, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Opéra de Lyon, Hamburg State Opera, National Academy of Santa Cecilia, Carnegie Hall (New York), Albert Hall (London) and many other concert halls of America, Europe and Russia.

He collaborated with such conductors as L. Maazel, R. Muti, K. Nagano, Z. Meta, M. Minkowski, D. Barenboim, M. Plasson, P. Domingo, B. Campanella, A. Zedda, E. Pido, J. Tate, J. Cura, K. Penderecki, P. Fournier, R. Chailly, E. Svetlanov, V. Fedoseev, J.Temirkanov, V. Spivakov, M. Pletnyov, E. Kolobov, V. Popov and others.

Laureate of Triumph youth award, international competition named after M.I. Glinka, prize of Oleg Yankovsky’s Cherry forest festival and Luitpold German critics’ award. In 2004 he became a laureate of international competition named after Francisco Viñas (Barcelona, Spain) and Placido Domingo’s Operalia international competition (Los Angeles, USA), where he won awards in two nominations at once.

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