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VASSILY
SINAISKY
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BT 0107
TCHAIKOVSKY, P.I.
Violin Concerto, Op. 35 / Valse-scherzo / Souvenir d'un lieu cher (Grubert, Moscow Philharmonic, Sinaisky)
BT 0013
SIBELIUS, J.
Symphonic Poems (Complete) (Moscow Philharmonic, Sinaisky)
NX 2119
SCHMIDT, F.
Symphony No. 3 / Chaconne (Malmo Symphony, Sinaisky)
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BIOGRAPHY

Vassily Sinaisky studied with Ilya Musin at the Leningrad Conservatory and was assistant to Kirill Kondrashin at the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra before winning the Gold Medal at the 1973 Karajan Competition in Berlin. Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra from 1991 to 1996, Sinaisky has also held the posts of Chief Conductor of the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Principal Guest Conductor of the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Russian State Orchestra (formerly Evgeny Svetlanov’s USSR State Symphony Orchestra). He is Principal Conductor of the Malmö Symphony Orchestra and Chief Guest Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic. In opera, he has worked as Principal Guest Conductor with the Bolshoi Theatre, and conducted Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District at the Komische Oper, Berlin and Carmen and Der Rosenkavalier at the English National Opera. A regular visitor to the BBC Proms, he works with many orchestras around the world, including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. His numerous recordings with the BBC Philharmonic for Chandos include works by Szymanowski, Shchedrin and Schreker besides a series devoted to film music by Shostakovich.

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BB 028
Sinaisky conducts Glazunov

"...This concert of Russian orchestral works was recorded in Studio 7, Manchester in 2008 has hasn’t seen a CD release. The BBC Phi...

CHAN 10024
Arensky
Symphony No. 2 etc.

'There is plenty to delight ear here, in the delicate dances and variations of the Suite No. 3, in the dramatic vigour of the introdu...
CHAN 10052
Kabalevsky
Second & Third Piano Concertos/ Colas Breugnon Overture/ The Comedians

'Stott plays both concertos with aplomb but also with an understandable warine...
CHAN 10183
The Film Music of Dmitri Shostakovich, Vol. 2
'As ever with this partnership, the BBC Philharmonic players pull out all the stops for their principal guest conductor Vassil...
CHAN 10361
The Film Music of Dmitri Shostakovich, Volume 3
…and once again Sinaisky handles it with scrupulous fidelity to every shifting mood....
CHAN 10424
Rimsky-Korsakov
Works for Orchestra

…and once again Sinaisky handles it with scrupulous fidelity to every shifting mood....
CHAN 241-29
Balakirev
Symphonies Nos 1 & 2/ Piano Concerto/ 'King Lear'/ In Bohemia/ Tamara

It is a warm and inventive score and has the benefit of sumptuous Chandos record...
CHAN 9478
Szymanowski
Symphonies

Played quite expertly by the BBC Philharmonic under Vassily Sinaisky who controls the complex ebb and flow with emphatic confidence...