Vladimir Jurowski enjoys international acclaim for his outstanding musical ability and a persistently adventurous artistic approach. Born in Moscow in 1972, he studied first at the conservatoire there. In 1990, he and his family moved to Germany, where he completed his studies at the colleges of music in Dresden and Berlin. His international debut was at the Wexford festival in 1995, and the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in 1996.
Vladimir Jurowski became Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (RSB) in September 2017. He was appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra in 2003, becoming its Principal Conductor in 2007. In addition, he is Artistic Director of the Russian Academic State Orchestra “Yevgeny Svetlanov” and the George Enescu Festival in Bucharest. In former years he has held positions including First Kapellmeister of the Komische Oper Berlin and Musical Director of Glyndebourne Festival Opera.
As a guest conductor he leads top orchestras in Europe and North America, incl. the Dresdner Staatskapelle, the Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, the Boston and Cleveland Orchestras, the New York Philharmonic, as well as the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestras. He also appears at various notable festivals.
Since 1996 Vladimir Jurowski has also been at home on international operatic stages, incl. at the Metropolitan Opera New York, the Opera National de Paris, the Scala in Milan, the Bolshoi Theatre, the Dresden Semper Opera, and the Bavarian State Opera. He made his debut at the Salzburg Festival with Alban Berg's “Wozzeck” in 2017, when he also returned to Glyndebourne Opera for the world premiere of Brett Dean's “Hamlet”.
Vladimir Jurowski holds an honorary doctorate from the Royal College of Music in London and boasts an extensive discography with many prizewinning recordings.
Tchaikovsky - Suite No.3 in G, Op. 55 & Stravinsky - Divertimento
Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphonies Nos. 1 & 6
Prokofiev - Symphony No. 5 & "Ode to the End of the War"
Tchaikovsky - Hamlet & Romeo and Juliet
Schnittke - 3rd Symphony
Richard Strauss - Also sprach Zarathustra / Gustav Mahler - Totenfeier
Prokofiev - Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3
Britten & Hindemith Violin Concertos
14 August 2017
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05 July 2017
"Vladimir Jurowski delivers an absolutely stunning account that vividly captures the work’s drama and ...
05 May 2015
"its huge surges of sound brilliantly handled by Pentatone's engineers who provide a much clearer focus t...
06 April 2015
"Most of Schnittke’s orchestral works are available on disc, but very few of those even approach the st...
12 March 2015
"The fascination of Schnittke’s Symphony No. 3 and the quality of this sublime performance fr...
17 February 2015
"The present release is certainly the preferred option at present" We are delighted to see that o...
05 February 2015
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28 January 2015
The distinctive Russian composer Alfred Schnittke lived from 1934 to 1998. He is often perceived by many as the co...
14 January 2015
I fell in love with Schnittke’s Symphony at the age of sixteen Schnittke's 3rd Symphony is one of ...