People´s Artist of Russia
Dmitry Khokhlov is a graduate of the Leningrad and Moscow Conservatoires and a student of such outstanding musicians as Yelizaveta Kudryavtseva and Boris Khaikin. The musician’s career as a conductor has taken in appearances at the Mariinsky (Kirov) Theatre (197–1979) and the Leningrad State Philharmonic (1979–1983) in addition to managing the State Symphony Orchestras of Kazakhstan and Mongolia.
Since 1986 Dmitry Khokhlov has been Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the State Academic V.V. Andreyev Russian Orchestra.
Together with that ensemble he has appeared in countries throughout the world, performing at such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall (New York), the Kennedy Center (Washington), Symphony Hall (Boston), the Stockholm Philharmonic, the Palau de la Música (Barcelona), Victoria Hall (Geneva), the Megaron Hall (Athens) and the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing.
At the current time the conductor frequently performs in concert, appearing with the State Academic V.V. Andreyev Russian Orchestra and the symphony orchestras of Russia, Belarus, Moldavia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Japan.
Since 1988 he has taught conducting at the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire.