The concert of the Qatar Philharmonic in Doha which Dmitrij Kitajenko is scheduled to conduct on February 16 opens with Adagio, Pas d’Action, panorama and Waltz from Tchaikovsky’s ballet ‘Sleeping Beauty’ op. 66.
The Jury of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) announced today the Awards for 2019. In the Audio and Video categories, 19 productions are awarded a prize. In the category Symphonic Music the winner is the recording with Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2 played by the Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne under the…
Dmitrij Kitajenko’s recording of the Second Symphony by Jean Sibelius with the Gürzenich Orchestra from Cologne has been awarded the famous Clé d’Or from French music magazine ResMusica, being as such comprised in ResMusica’s list of the 18 best recordings of the year 2018 The review is here.
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: