Conductor and teacher
A bright and talented symphonic and theatrical conductor with brilliant technique and artistic
nobility, pianist, trumpeter, teacher, composer. Born November 5, 1976 in Baghdad into a musical
family. At the age of 6 he gave his first public concert with an orchestra. 1983–1994 - Moscow
Gnessin Secondary Special Music School - piano and trumpet classes. Over the years of study, he
becomes a laureate of the international charitable program "New Names", and for the first time
in the history of the Bolshoi Theater at the age of 13 he became an artist of the orchestra (trumpet).
Graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory named after P.I. Tchaikovsky in two specialties: trumpet
and conductor of an opera and symphony orchestra.
He made his debut as a conductor with the "Excelent" ensemble in 1999 at the Moscow Conservatory. During his student years he was a guest conductor at the Ryazan Philharmonic Society, in the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra (South Africa). As a trumpet player-soloist he collaborated with the State Chamber Orchestra. Has performed with orchestras - Russian National, State Academic Bolshoi Theater, Moscow Conservatory. Has toured with great success in many cities of Russia, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Brazil, USA. Solo with the orchestra conducted by Y. Bashmet, A. Kats, K. Orbelian, A. Lazarev, P. Yarvi. As a conductor he accompanied V. Krainev, A. Moreiro-Lima, K. Orbelian, O. Kern, with whom in 2005 they performed 5 piano concerts of S.V. Rachmaninov in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban (South Africa).
He is actively involved in teaching. He directed a symphony orchestra and taught a conducting class at the Ippolitov-Ivanov State Music and Pedagogical Institute. In 2006, he was invited to the workshop of R.G. Viktyuk, where he staged operas - V. Pashkevich "Fevey", vaudeville by A. Verstovsky "Who is a brother, who is a sister", operas by G. Puccini "Cloak", "Sister Angelica", M. Ravel "Spanish Hour", F. Poulenc The Human Voice. He wrote music for the drama performance "Vasily Kariotsky". V. Kern is a brilliant performer of contemporary music. In 2007 he performs world premieres of works: Revolution for Naton Scalzone's Symphony Orchestra (Durban, South Africa); Memoirs of Point Five for soprano, baritone and symphony orchestra by Boris Frankschein (Moscow, Russia); Concerto for Piano and Orchestra by David Earle Cape Town (Cape Town, South Africa). Repeated participant of the Moscow Autumn Festival. 2006 was marked by the debut in the United States - the New York Yamaha-hall.
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