Vladimir Lande is the Principal Conductor and Music Director of the Siberian State Symphony Orchestra (Krasnoyarsk, Russia), Music Director and Conductor of the Washington Soloists Chamber Orchestra , guest conductor of the National Gallery Orchestra in Washington D.C., Principal Conductor and Music Director of the COSMIC Symphony Orchestra, Music Director and Conductor of the Contemporary American Music Festival in Washington D.C.
He was born in Leningrad. In 1986, he graduated from the Leningrad Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatoire as an oboist and pianist. For five years, he worked as the Concert Master of the oboe group of the St Petersburg Philharmonic, Honoured Ensemble of Russia. In 1985, he began to take conducting lessons from Ilya Musin, and four years later moved to the United States. From 2008 to 2017, he was the principal guest conductor of the St Petersburg State Academic Symphony Orchestra. In 2011, he went on a grand tour around the United States, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Peru, Chile and Uruguay. In 2014, he toured with the ensemble to South Korea, and one year later – to the United States.
He also performed with the Baltimore Symphony, the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra (Oklahoma), and the Baltimore Opera Orchestra, as well as such soloists as Hilary Hahn, Olga Kern, Dmitry Kouzov, Xiayin Wang, Peter Laul, Maxim Mogilevsky, Eldar Nebolsin, Tianwa Yang, Gary Louie, Eugene Ugorski, Alexander Knyazev, and Andrei Gavrilov. He conducted at the performance of the monoopera Concerto For Chef and Orchestra by Mikhail Krutik and worked on the project The Fragrance of Sound in collaboration with the leading French perfumers.
He collaborates with the recording companies Brilliant Classic, Delos, Naxos, Marquis Classics, and Parma. His discography includes symphonies by Schubert, Weinberg, cello concerts by Shostakovich, pieces by Respighi and Castelnuovo-Tedesco, as well as by contemporary American composers Sean Hickey and James Aikman.
Information for May 2018