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Mark Kadin

Mark Kadin, Russia



At the beginning of a conductor's career, Mark Kadin has worked a lot in the field of contemporary music - he has collaborated successfully with the Moscow Ensemble of Contemporary Music (ACM) and the New Music Studio, has toured in Belgium and in Netherlands. In 1997-2004 at the invitation of Mikhail Pletnev Mark Kadin has worked as an assistant conductor of the Russian National Orchestra. From 1999 to 2003, Vladimir Spivakov engaged the conductor to work with the legendary chamber orchestra «Moscow Virtuosi». With this ensemble Mark Kadin has performed over 120 concerts in Russia and other countries, including tours in the Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland. In 2003 the conductor made his debut at the Bolshoi Theatre with the premiere of Vladimir Nikolayev's ballet «The Gold of Narts».

Recent years Mark Kadin performs many concerts abroad. His tour geography covers Europe, Asia, America and Australia. As a guest conductor he appeared with symphony orchestras of Parana, Slovak Radio, Queensland, Okinawa, Cyprus, Costa Rica, Bulgaria, Albanian RTV, Ankara, Istanbul, philharmonic orchestras of Gyeonngy, Xiamen, Manila, Lodz, Lublin, Bialystok, Sofia, Macedonia, as well as with London City Chamber Orchestra and other ensembles.

Mark Kadin permanently participates in several international festivals. Among them the International East Anglian Summer Music Festival (UK), The Meeting of Nations (Latvia), Sofia Music Weeks and the Varna Summer Festival (Bulgaria). His recordings have been released by SEM and Le Chant du Monde companies.

Since 2004 Mark Kadin has been Music Director and Chief Conductor of the Krasnoyarsk Symphony Orchestra. His artistic priorities at the post include expanding of the repertoire, premieres of works which have not been performed in Krasnoyarsk before, introduction of new bright artistic names and enlightenment activity, to name but a few the implementations of youth educational programs and charity concerts.

The conductor collaborates with prominent Russian musicians of our time. Among them are pianists Denis Matsuev, Nikolai Lugansky, Vadim Rudenko and Alexei Volodin, violinists Vadim Repin, Viktor Tretyakov, Maxim Fedotov and Sergei Stadler, cellists Alexander Knyazev and Alexander Rudin, and many others.