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Stanislav Kochanovsky graduated with honours from the St. Petersburg State Conservatoire. From 2010 to 2015, Stanislav was Chief conductor of the State Safonov Philharmonic Orchestra. His activity already includes more than 50 symphonic programs, 5 festivals and 7 opera productions. Highlights were Scriabin's Prometheus “Poem of fire” and Symphony No.3 “Le Divin Poeme”, Rachmaninov Cycle including new Aleko production and Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde.
In recent years, Stanislav conducted new opera productions of Pique Dame at Opernhaus Zurich, Iolanta at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Prince Igor with Dutch National Opera, and Boris Godunov at Korean National Opera. As a guest conductor, Stanislav regularly works at the Mariinsky Theatre, and has more than thirty operas in his repertoire.
Stanislav collaborates regularly with the Moscow and St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestras, Mariinsky Symphony Orchestra, National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, the State Symphony Orchestra Novaya Rossiya, State Academic Cappella and Hermitage Orchestra. In addition, he has worked with renowned soloists such as Mikhail Pletnev, Michele Campanella, Denis Matsuev, Alexei Volodin, Sergei Babayan, Polina Osetinskaya, Victor Tretyakov, Vadim Gluzman, Sergei Krylov, Victoria Mullova, Nicola Benedetti, Maria Guleghina, Anna Netrebko, Olga Borodina, Evgeny Nikitin, Peter Mattei, Arkadi Shilkloper, Alexander Buzlov, Alexander Ramm, Narek Hahnazaryan, Filipp Kopachevsky, Valery Sokolov, Marc Bouchkov, and Miroslav Kultyshev.
In addition to engagements in Russia, Stanislav’s international career is also developing quickly. Debut appearances in recent years have taken him to the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini, Orchestre National de Lyon, Stuttgart Radio Orchestra, Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, Royal Flemish Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre National d'Ile de France, Malmo Symphony Orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra, Hamburger Symphoniker, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, China National Symphony Orchestra, Lithuanian Symphony Orchestra and Israel Symphony Orchestra etc.
In April 2014, Stanislav made his debut with the orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome. “Stanislav Kochanovsky has been a true revelation. He is a young conductor ready to be one of the protagonists of the musical life of the future. He showed such a ductility and a talent, as well as a way to galvanise and lead the orchestra that one is reminded of older maestri. It has been a wonderful discovery... A beautiful performance, where there is a force, a brilliancy but at the same time a wonderful clarity and lyricism” declared the journalist Michele Suozzo on RAI Radio 3 after the live broadcast. In 2015, Kochanovsky has conducted Opening season concert with Mikhail Pletnev and Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini in Parma. And made a tour in Italy with Orchestra Giovanile Italiana.
Highlights of the forthcoming seasons include concerts with Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre National de Belgique, Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, RTE National Symphony Orchestra (Dublin), Russian National Orchestra with Mikhail Pletnev as a soloist, a tour with the State Academic Symphony Orchestra “Evgeny Svetlanov” in Korea and a new production of Eugene Onegin at Opernhaus Zurich.