Stanislav Kochanovsky


Stanislav Kochanovsky was born in Leningrad in 1981. Studied at the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire, graduating with honours in choral conducting, organ and opera-symphony conducting.

From 2010 to 2015 he was Principal Conductor of the Academic State Safonov Philharmonic Orchestra of the Northern Caucasus. There he worked on more than fifty symphony music programmes, five festivals and seven opera productions. Highlights included Scriabin’s Prometheus (with a lighting installation) and Third Symphony, Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde and productions of the operas Aleko, Iolanta and The Demon. Kochanovsky also conducted the first performances of works by Webern, Ligeti, Chalaev, Bronner, Gulda and Barber in Mineralnye Vody in the Caucasus.

Collaborates with the Svetlanov Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia, the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Moscow Philharmonic, the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the St Petersburg Philharmonic, the Mariinsky Orchestra, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, The Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Orchestra della Svizzera italiana, Belgium National Orchestra, the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino festival orchestra, the Rotterdam Philharmonic, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI di Torino, Malmo Symphony Orchestra (Sweden), the Orchestre National d’Île de France, Orchestre National de Lyon, NHK Symphony Orchestra (Tokyo), the China National Symphony Orchestra, the Stuttgart Radio Symphonieorchester and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Flanders among other ensembles.

Last season’s Stanislav made four opera productions: Iolanta in Opera di Firenze (Mariusz Treliński), The Queen of Spades in Zurich Opera (Robert Carsen), Prince Igor in National Opera Amsterdam (Dmitry Chernyakov), Boris Godunov in Korean National Opera (Stefano Poda).

Has taken part in the Stars of the White Nights festival in St Petersburg. Has appeared with such musicians as Mikhail Pletnev, Michele Campanella, Denis Matsuev, Alexei Volodin, Alexander Gavrylyuk, Sergei Babayan, Polina Osetinskaya, Viktor Tretyakov, Vadim Gluzman, Sergei Krylov, Nicola Benedetti, Sergei Khachatryan, Sergei Roldugin, Maria Guleghina, Lisa Larsson, Anna Netrebko, Olga Borodina, Yevgeny Nikitin, Peter Mattei, Arkady Shilkloper, Boris Andrianov, Alena Baeva, Alexandre Bouzlov, Alexander Ramm, Narek Hakhnazaryan, Filipp Kopachevsky, Lukas Geniušas, Valery Sokolov, Marc Bouchkov, Pavel Milyukov and Miroslav Kultyshev among others.

At the Mariinsky Theatre he conducts the operas Boris Godunov, Eugene Onegin, Iolanta and Tosca.

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