Dmitry Georgyevich Chineseenko (born August 18, 1940 , Leningrad ) - Soviet Russian conductor , teacher . People's Artist of the USSR (1984).
|Dmitry Georgievich Kitaenko|
|Date of Birth||August 18, 1940 (78 years old)|
|Place of Birth||Leningrad , RSFSR , USSR|
|A country||USSR → Russia|
|Professions||conductor , music teacher|
|Collectives||MAMT them. K. S. Stanislavsky and Vl. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko , ASO MGAF|
Dmitry Kitaenko was born in Leningrad , in the family of a teacher and engineer.
In 1958 , after graduating from the M. Glinka Choir School , he entered the Leningrad Conservatory at the conductor-choral faculty, in the class of E. P. Kudryavtseva . At the same time he studied in the class of opera-symphonic conducting with E.P. Grikurov . After graduating from the conservatory with honors in 1963, he continued his education at the graduate school of the Moscow Conservatory (department of choral conducting with A. B. Khazanov , opera and symphony with L. M. Ginzburg , who at one time was an assistant to the conductor O. Klemperer ).
In 1966-1967, he trained at the Vienna Academy of Music (now the Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts ) under the guidance of Hans Swarovski and C. Esterreicher . He attended seminars of G. von Karayan .
From 1967 to 1969 he was a trainee conductor at the Opera Studio and the Symphony Orchestra of the Music College at the Moscow Conservatory .
From 1969 to 1996 he taught at the Department of Opera and Symphony Conducting at the Moscow Conservatory (since 1986 - professor ).
From 1969 - conductor, from 1970 to 1976 - chief conductor of the Musical Theater. K. S. Stanislavsky and Vl. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko . With his participation, the productions of the operas Carmen by J. Bizet (1969), Katerina Izmaylova D. Shostakovich (1972), La Boheme by J. Puccini (1973), and the ballet Cinderella by S. S. Prokofiev (1971) were resumed . , productions of the operas Aleko by S. V. Rachmaninov and The Moor by I.F. Stravinsky (1973) and others. He participated in the work of the director V. Felsenstein on the production of the opera Carmen by J. Bizet at the Komishe Opera (1973) , Berlin ).
From 1976 - 1990 - chief conductor and artistic director of the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Moscow Philharmonic .
Since 1969 he has been touring with Soviet and foreign symphony orchestras abroad.
Since 1990 he has been working abroad. In 1990 - 1996 , he was the chief conductor of the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra ( Germany ), in 1990 - 1998 - the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra ( Norway ), 1990 - 2004 - at the Berne Symphony Orchestra ( Switzerland ), in 1999 - 2004 - the Symphony Orchestra of the Korean Broadcasting Corporation (KBS) ( South Korea ).
Currently resides in Switzerland  .
He works with well-known musical groups, such as the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra , the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra , the Saxon State Chapel , the Gewandhaus Leipzig Orchestra , the Gürzenich Orchestra ( Cologne ), the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra , the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra ( Leningrad Orchestras ) ) and La Scala , Orchestra of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia ( Rome ), London Symphony Orchestra , Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra ( Amsterdam ), Chicago Symphony Orchestra , Boston s the symphony orchestra , the Philadelphia orchestra and other American orchestras, the Japanese NHK Symphony orchestra ( Tokyo ) and others. Performs in Spain, France, Switzerland, South Korea.
Under his control: the operas “July Sunday” by V. I. Rubin , “Mass di Gloria” by G. Puccini (1st performance in the USSR), suite from the ballet “The Incredible Flutist” by W. Piston , “ Rhapsody in Blues Colors ” J. Gershwin and many others. He performed in the Vienna Opera staging the operas The Queen of Spades P.I. Tchaikovsky (1982) and Boris Godunov by M.P. Mussorgsky (1983).
The concert program includes works by P. I. Tchaikovsky, I. S. Bach, G. F. Handel, V. A. Mozart, I. Brahms, R. Strauss, S. S. Prokofiev, T. N. Khrennikov, G. V. Sviridov, K. Karaev and others.
The extensive discography of the conductor includes full recordings of symphonies by N. A. Rimsky-Korsakov, A. N. Scriabin, S. V. Rakhmaninov, D. D. Shostakovich, S. S. Prokofiev; recording of the opera “A. Golden Roster” by N. A. Rimsky-Korsakov, music by S. S. Prokofiev’s ballet “Romeo and Juliet”, “Requiem” by V. P. Artyomov , 6 symphonies by H. Severud , works by Z. Wagner and other recordings.
Awards and titles
- 2nd prize at the first International Competition of Conductors G. von Karayan ( West Berlin , 1969) 
- Honored Artist of the RSFSR (11/13/1974)
- People's Artist of the RSFSR (01/26/1979)
- People's Artist of the USSR (12/13/1984)
- Order of Friendship of Peoples (11/14/1980)
- Lenin Komsomol Prize (1980) - for high performing skills
- State Prize of the RSFSR named after M.I. Glinka (1988) - for concert programs 1985-1987
- Famous conductor Dmitry Kitaenko arrived in Russia: he will give the only concert in ... | Grigory Antipenko Archived March 4, 2016 on Wayback Machine
- The competition was held every 2 years in 1969-85.
- Official website of Dmitry Kitaenko
- Dmitry Kitaenko: “The more rehearsals, the happier I am.” Interview (inaccessible link) // "Culture", No. 19 (7580) May 17-23, 2007