The victory of the Russian conductor in the prestigious competition in Germany
RANKFURT-ON-MAIN. VIII Competition of conductors named Georg Sholty brought luck to Valentin Uriupin.
Georg Solti is an outstanding pianist and conductor, leading such world-famous bands as the Vienna, London, Paris, Dallas Symphony Orchestras, the London Royal Opera, the Bavarian State Opera. He was director of the Easter Festival in Salzburg, a multiple winner of the Grammy Award. The merits of Sholti are marked by orders and medals of the highest dignity. The Memorial Competition of his name, established in 2002, is one of the most prestigious competitions of young conductors. The jury of the 8th International Competition of conductors named Georg Sholty, which ended on February 12, awarded the first prize to the conductor from Russia Valentin Uryupin. The audience also gave their sympathies to this talented musician.
Season 2016-17 years. is very successful for him. In May last year in German Bamberg, Uryupin received the III prize at the V International Guess Maler Conducting Competition. To achieve a higher place prevented only excessive congestion before the competition and lack of time to prepare for the match.
Uryupin - extremely in demand in his profession. As the conductor of Perm opera and assistant Theodor Curentzis, he takes part in the most resonant projects: in the nominated for the «Golden Mask» «Traviata» in the production of Wilson, «Cinderella» Massenet, «Eugene Onegin», in concerts of MusicAeterna. As the chief conductor and artistic director of the Rostov Academic Symphony Orchestra, he is working on the formation of an extensive repertoire of the collective, interesting subscription cycles, work with children and youth audiences. Uryupin cooperates with the Symphony Orchestra of the Belarusian TV and Radio Company. He is one of the most active clarinetists, a laureate of several dozen international competitions.