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Tugan
Sokhiev

Conductor

Tugan Sokhiev has been music director of the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse for more than ten years, is music director and conductor of Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre, and was music director of the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin through the 2015–16 season.

The Russian conductor has led the Vienna Philharmonic (at the Lucerne Festival and for Mozart Week), the Berlin Philharmonic, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the Orchestre National de France, the NHK Symphony Orchestra, the Swedish and Finnish Radio Orchestras, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Milan’s Teatro alla Scala orchestra, Bavarian Staatsoper Orchestra and the symphony orchestras of Boston, Chicago and London. He has toured Europe with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and has conducted London’s Philharmonia Orchestra every season since 2003, both in London and on tour throughout Europe.

In 2018 he made his New York Philharmonic debut.

On the operatic stage, Tugan Sokhiev has conducted new productions for the Bolshoi Theatre, including Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District and Berlioz’s The Damnation of Faust, as well as productions at the Mariinsky Theatre, Welsh National Opera, The Metropolitan Opera, Aix-en-Provence Festival, and in Madrid. He was named Musical Discovery of the Year by the Syndicat de la Critique in France in 2005.

During his Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra debut in June 2006, Sokhiev conducted works by Shostakovich and Prokofiev and a world premiere by Elena Firsova. In 2010 he returned for works by Dvořák, Bartók and Rachmaninoff.

Tugan Sokhiev has been music director of the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse for more than ten years, is music director and conductor of Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre, and was music director of the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin through the 2015–16 season.

The Russian conductor has led the Vienna Philharmonic (at the Lucerne Festival and for Mozart Week), the Berlin Philharmonic, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the Orchestre National de France, the NHK Symphony Orchestra, the Swedish and Finnish Radio Orchestras, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Milan’s Teatro alla Scala orchestra, Bavarian Staatsoper Orchestra and the symphony orchestras of Boston, Chicago and London. He has toured Europe with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and has conducted London’s Philharmonia Orchestra every season since 2003, both in London and on tour throughout Europe.

In 2018 he made his New York Philharmonic debut.

On the operatic stage, Tugan Sokhiev has conducted new productions for the Bolshoi Theatre, including Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District and Berlioz’s The Damnation of Faust, as well as productions at the Mariinsky Theatre, Welsh National Opera, The Metropolitan Opera, Aix-en-Provence Festival, and in Madrid. He was named Musical Discovery of the Year by the Syndicat de la Critique in France in 2005.

During his Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra debut in June 2006, Sokhiev conducted works by Shostakovich and Prokofiev and a world premiere by Elena Firsova. In 2010 he returned for works by Dvořák, Bartók and Rachmaninoff.