Dmitrij Kitajenko’s recording of the Second Symphony by Jean Sibelius with the Gürzenich Orchestra from Cologne is among the finalists for the International Classical Music Awards 2019. So, it belongs to the three best recordings in the category Symphonic Music, in which, initially, 29 CDs had been nominated.
This year, Dmitrij Kitajenko is scheduled to conduct three Christmas concerts at the Kulturpalast in Dresden. It is a festive program with works by Russian composers. In the Russian music fairy-tales have an important place. This is applies to old legends like the The Legend of the Invisible City of…
During 14 years, Dmitrij Kitajenko was the principal conductor of the Bern Symphony Orchestra. Now the maestro returns to the Swiss capital for this year’s traditional Gala concert.
The three CDs conducted by Dmitrij Kitajenko and published by Oehms Classics between November 2017 and October 2018 have been nominated for the 2019 International Classical Music Awards (ICMA). Glazunov: The Seasons – Tchaikovsky: Serenade for strings Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra, D. Kitajenko Oehms Classics OC1889 Stravinsky: Symphony op. 1 +…
The concert program that Dmitrij Kitajenko is conducting in Zagreb’s Lisinski Hall on November 22 and 23, starts with Wagner’s overture for his opera Rienzi. Then, the Zagreb Philharmonic plays Francis Poulenc’s Concerto for organ, timpani and strings. It was commissioned by Princess de Polignac in 1934.
Speaking of an “exemplarily coherent interpretation and a superlative playing of the Gürzenich Orchestra”, Italy’s foremost music magazine Musica has published a 5 star review of Dmitrij Kitajenko’s recording of the Second Sibelius Symphony (Oehms Classics).
The Qatar Philharmonic’s anniversary concert, that Dmitrij Kitajenko was supposed to conduct on October 30 in Doha, has been postponed. Here is the press release from the organizer:
On November 11, 12 and 13, Dmitrij Kitajenko conducts a highly contrasted Russian program at the Philharmonie in Cologne. The Gürzenich Orchestra plays firstly Piotr Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings Op. 48. Pizzicato wrote about Kitajenko’s recent recording of this composition: “From the first bars of Tchaikovsky’s Serenade we hear a…
Dimitrij Kitajenko is scheduled to conduct a very special concert with the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra on October 30 at the Auditorium 3 of the Qatar National Convention Center in Doha. This concert features classical music from Russia and Germany as well as Arabian symphonic music.
Dmitrij Kitajenko conducted Gustav Mahler’s Eight Symphony two times in Zagreb, on September 27 and 29.