Récital, Chamber music, Symphony Music
Born in 1960, Dmitri Liss is a graduate of the Moscow conservatory where he studied with the Music Director of the Moscow Philharmonic orchestra, Professor Dmitry Kitayenko. Dmitri Liss started to work with this orchestra as Kitayenko’s assistant. He won the Lovro von Matačić international competition for Young conductors (Zagreb, 1995). Dmitry Liss has been artistic Director and chief conductor of the Ural Philharmonic orchestra since 1995. in 1997-99 he was Principal Russian conductor of the American Russian Youth orchestra. Recently, Liss was appointed associate conductor of the Russian National orchestra (1999-2003). He has toured all over the world. As a guest conductor he has performed with the Russian National orchestra, Moscow Philharmonic orchestra, St Petersburg Philharmonic orchestra, Large Tchaikovsky state symphony orchestra, kBs symphony orchestra (Korea), Bergen Philharmonic orchestra, Trondheim symphony orchestra (Norway), Netherlands Radio symphony orchestra, Hague Residentieorkest, North Netherlands symphony orchestra (the Netherlands), Bern symphony orchestra (Switzerland), Osaka Philharmonic orchestra (Japan), Pacific symphony orchestra (USA), Winnipeg symphony orchestra (Canada), orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg (France), Malmö symphony orchestra, Norrkoping symphony orchestra (Sweden), aRsiaN Musica symphony orchestra (Spain), Jena Philharmonic orchestra, Rheinische Philharmonic orchestra (Germany), orchestra La Novi Musici (Italy), Janáček Philharmonic orchestra (Czech Republic), Pomeranian Philharmonic orchestra, Polish Radio symphony orchestra (Poland), Zagreb Philharmonic orchestra (Croatia), Budapest Philharmonic orchestra (Hungary), Estonian National orchestra, Lithuanian state symphony orchestra, Transylvanian Philharmonic orchestra (Romania), state symphony orchestra of Georgia, san Miguel Philharmonic orchestra and Manila Philharmonic orchestra (Philippines), among others. in February 2009, he made his debut with the orchestre National de France and Arkadi Volodos and was invited back for the 2010-11 season. Dmitri Liss has performed with such artists as Mstislav Rostropovich, Gidon Kremer, Mikhail Pletnev, Andrey Gavrilov, Boris Berezovsky, Wynton Marsalis, Yuri Bashmet, Viktor Tretyakov, Vadim Repin, Shlomo Mintz, Gilles Apap, Akiko Suwanai, Natalia Gutman, Colin Carr, sol Gabetta, Alexander Kniazev, Boris Belkin, Peter Donohoe, Cyprien Katsaris, and Dmitri Bashkirov. he has taken part in numerous international festivals including La Folle Journée de Nantes and Tokyo, Festival Radio France- Montpellier, La Roque d’Anthéron, Europalia in Belgium, and the World symphony orchestra Festival in Moscow.
Dmitri Liss has recorded six CDs for Warner classics, including Myaskovsky’s symphonies nos. 6 and 10 and piano concertos by Khachaturian and Tchaikovsky (no.1) with Boris Berezovsky. With the same pianist he has recorded the complete Rachmaninoff concertos and Brahms’s second concerto for Mirare. He has recently been awarded the Prize of the Nation.