DMITRY
MATVIENKO

Conductor

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DMITRY
MATVIENKO

Conductor

Take a look at the calendar

”You have to respect and honor the traditions of the ensemble, show subtle diplomacy, and then people will open up to you and you will be able to create something beautiful.”

Dmitry Matvienko.
Interview for Le Salon Musical. 

dmitry matvienko

Dmitry Matvienko is the winner of the 2021 edition of the prestigious «Malko Competition for Young Conductors» with First prize and Audience prize. Previously, he was awarded with the Critics and the «Made in Italy» prizes at the International Conducting Competition «Guido Cantelli». From this season he starts his tenure as Chief Conductor of the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra.

He received his first music lessons at the age of six before undergoing a formal training as a chorister and chorus master. He studied choral conducting at the St. Petersburg Conservatory and he was a member of the MusicAeterna Choir at the Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre under the artistic direction of Teodor Currentzis from 2012 to 2013. In the following years he studied conducting at the Moscow Conservatory and attended master classes of Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Vladimir Jurowski, Teodor Currentzis and Vasily Petrenko.

In 2017, Dmitry Matvienko became a member of the conductor internship programme of the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia (chief conductor Vladimir Spivakov). He assisted and prepared several programmes for chief conductor Vladimir Jurowski, Vasily Petrenko and Michail Jurowski with Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra.

While conducting concerts with the Svetlanov Symphony, the National Philharmonic of Russia, the New Russia State Symphony Orchestra (chief conductor Yuri Bashmet) and the Moscow Chamber Orchestra “Musica Viva”, Dmitry conducted revivals of Prince Igor, Faust, Iolanta, La Traviata, The Tsar’s Bride, The Firebird, and Verdi’s Requiem at the National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre of Belarus.

He worked as musical assistant of Vladimir Jurowski in a new production of The Nose (directed by Kirill Serebrennikov) and a new production of War and Peace (directed by Dimitri Tcherniakov) at the Bayerische Staatsoper.

During the past seasons he conducted prestigious orchestras such as Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice Genova, Orchestre Philarmonique de Monte-Carlo, Orchestra Teatro Comunale Bologna, Orchestra Teatro Regio Torino, National Orchestra of Russia, Bergen Philharmonic, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Sønderjyllands Symfoniorkester, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Helsingborg Symphony, the Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid, Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice of Venice, Aarhus Symfoniorkester, Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Orchestre national de Lille, Arktisk Filharmoni, Dallas Symphony, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale RAI Torino, Orquestra Gulbenkian, Tonkünstler Wien, Atlanta Symphony, Orchestra del Teatro San Carlo di Napoli and Tokyo Symphony.

In the 24/25 season he is awaited for returns on the podium of Adelaide Symphony, Arctic Philharmonic, Aarhus Symfoniorkester and he will make his debuts with Göteborgs Symfoniker, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini, L’Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne and Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra.

After a successful operatic debut in Rome, leading the Italian premiere of Warlikowski’s production of From the house of the Dead, in the current season he will make his Austrian and German operatic debut, respectively with Eugene Onegin at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein and Betrothal in a Monastery new production at the Theater an der Wien.

MALKO COMPETITION
2021COPENHAGEN

Dmitry Matvienko
BELARUS – FIRST PRIZE
& AUDIENCE PRIZE

MALKO COMPETITION / 2021COPENHAGEN
Dmitry Matvienko
BELARUS – FIRST PRIZE & AUDIENCE PRIZE