Dmitry Liss. Artistic Director
Artistic Director Eurasia international music festival
Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra. He is a People’s Artist of Russia, winner of the State Prize of the Russian Federation, winner of the Governor’s award of the Sverdlovsk Region, winner of the International Competition of Young Conductors Lovro von Matacic in Zagreb, prize-winner of the Muzykalnoe Obozrenie (Music Review) newspaper.
He is a graduate of the Dmitri Kitayenko class at the Moscow Conservatory and worked as his assistant for the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra (1982–1983). He worked as the
chief conductor of the Kuzbass Symphony Orchestra (1991–1995), Russian conductor of the American Russian Youth Orchestra (1997–1999), conductor of the Russian National Orchestra (1999–2003). Dmitry Liss also worked with St.-Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Big Tchaikovsky State Symphony Orchestra, Novaya Rossiya (New Russia) State Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de France, Orchestre National d’Ile de France, Orchestre National de Lille, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, orchestras of Sweden, Switzerland, Portugal, Poland, Netherlands, Belgium, Korea and Norway.
In 1995 Dmitry Liss started working as the Artistic Director of the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra. Under his directorship, the orchestra gave performances in 18 countries, participated in prestigious international festivals, and recorded 28 CDs, some of them were commissioned by Warner Classics and Mirare. He is the Artistic Director of the Eurasia International Music Festival.
During the 2016-2017 concert season, Dmitry Liss will be working as the chief conductor of the South Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra.