Dmitry Liss

Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Urals Academic Philharmonic Orchestra

• People’s Artist of Russia
• Recipient of the State Prize of Russia

Dmitry Liss studied at the Moscow State Conservatoire with Dmitry Kitaenko and began his conducting career as his assistant with the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra. From 1991 to 1995 he was Principal Conductor of the Kuzbass Symphony Orchestra, and in 1997 – 1999 he led the American-Russian Youth Orchestra. Since 1995 Dmitry Liss has been Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Urals Academic Philharmonic Orchestra. From 1999 to 2003 he was a conductor of the Russian National Orchestra. In 1995 Dmitry Liss won the I International Lovro von Matačić International Conducting Competition in Zagreb, Chroatia.

Dmitry Liss also appears with the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia, the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Moscow State Philharmonic Society, the Honored Collective of Russia, the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the St Petersburg State Philharmonic, the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, the Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna Residence Orchestra, the North Netherlands Symphony Orchestra, the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Osaka and Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestras, The French National Orchestra, the Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra and the Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra.

Since 2011 the musician has been Artistic Director of the Eurasia international festival, which is held by the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Society every two years. Since September 2016 he has also been the chief conductor of the South Netherlands Philharmonic.

Under the direction of Dmitry Liss, the Urals Philharmonic Orchestra participates in international festivals making tours worldwide and cooperating with top recording companies.
Information for March 2018

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