Yuri Medianik Conductor. Instrumentslist (violin, bayan, bandoneon)
Date and place of birth: February 21, 1983; Amvrosievka, Donetsk Region (Ukraine)
Current residence: Moscow (Russia)
2016 - Post graduate in Ippolitov-Ivanov Music Institute (conductor). Class of Yuri Simonov.
2006−2009 Post graduate in Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (violin). Supervisor: A. Bogdanyan. Thesis theme: Franco-Belgian Violin School between the 18th and 20th centuries.
2006−2007 Conservatoire Royale de Mons (Belgium), (bayan)
2006−2008 Gnessin Russian Academy of Music, (bayan). Class of V. Semenov
2001−2006 Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, violin. Class of A. Bogdanyan
2000−2002 Gnessin Russian Academy of Music, (conductor). Class of S.Skripka
1997−2001 Gnessin State Musical College, Moscow (violin)
1997−2000 Gnessin State Musical College, Moscow (bayan)
1994−1997 Rimsky-Korsakov College of Music, Saint-Petersburg (violin)
COMPETITIONS & AWARDS:
2005 Grand prize in the Open Europe International Competition, Moscow (Russia)
2004 Grand prize in Demidov International Violin Competition, Yekaterinburg (Russia)
2001 Grand prize in Yugoria All-Russian Bayan Competition, Surgut (Russia)
2001 1st place in Moscow International Competition of Bayanists and Accordionists (Russia)
1997 1st prize in Vogtland’s Days of Music, Klingenthal (Germany)
1997 Grand prize in Beloborodov Competition, Tula (Russia)
SPECIAL EVENTS AND HONORS:
2016 - Conductor artistic director of the open-air festival «TzarGrad. Russian Classics» (Moscow). Orchestra of Noble Assembly
2016 - Conductor of the concert tour of «TenorS of the XXI Century» in Israel. Debut with Ashdod Symphony Orchestra.
2016 - Debut in opera "La Boheme" by Puccini at Moscow Novaya Opera Kolobov Theatre.
2016 — Conductor and production of "Nutcracker. Opera" at Moscow Novaya Opera Kolobov Theatre.
2016 — Debut with the Symphony Orchestra of Moscow "Russian Philharmonic".
2016 — Debut with the State Symphony Orchestra of Udmurtia Republic (Russia).
2015 — Debut with the Israel Jerusalem Camerata. Conductor.
2015 — Participant of the concert at BRICS/SCO (Ufa, Russia)
2014 — Conductor of Anniversary concert - the art-project "Tenors of the XXI century" in Crocus City Hall. Symphony Orchestra of Moscow Novaya Opera Kolobov Theatre. Conductor.
2014 — Participant of the New Year's concert at the Kremlin, by personal invitation of Vladimir Putin
2014 — Debut with the Netanya Kibbutz Orchestra (Israel). Conductor.
2014 — Artistic director and conductor of the Festival Orchestra "Russian Field".
2014 — The engagement of the festival "Jazz Rally", Dusseldorf (Germany). Premier of "Vivaldi. Four Seasons of Tango"
2014 — Conductor of the Orchestra "Symphonic-Jazz", anniversary concert Cherim, Crocuss City Hall
2013 — participation in the Classics & Jazz Festival, Pluri_Art Orchestra
philharmonic season opening in Tver Philharmonia. Russian Camerata
Orchestra. Conductor, soloist
2012 — debut with Kaliningrad Symphony Orchestra. Conductor and soloist.
2012 — participation with Pluri_Art Orchestra in Musical Assemblies in Tsaritsyno Festival as soloist and conductor
2011 — contributor (co-author) in making Melodies to Remember – a series of programs on tango. NTV Mir Channel.
2011 — participation in the Star Factory TV project together with Pluri_Art Orchestra on Channel One
2011 — author of All about Tango series of programs on Radio of Russia
2011 – guest conductor of Bass Voices of the 21st Century Festival, Samara (Russia)
2010 –conductor of KORUS Russian-Korean Chamber Orchestra
2008−2013 – Art Director of Young Talents’ Performance – a number of subscription concerts in the Rachmaninov Hall of Moscow Conservatory.
2010 – Director of the Nobility Seasons Music Festival, Moscow
2009 – participation in the Day of Russia concert, Geneva (Switzerland)
2008 – Days of Russian Culture in Bulgaria attended by Russian and Bulgarian Presidents Vladimir Putin and Georgi Purvanov. Sophia, (Bulgaria)
2007 – Co-organizer of Opera Ischia Festival (Italy), producer and art director of Pluri_Art & Opera Ischia series of concerts.
2007 – Founder and President of Pluri_Art Center of Classical and Folk Music, Moscow
2007 – Founder and Art Director of Pluri_Art Orchestra.
2007 – Founder and Art Director of Yuri Medianik and Emotion-orchestra Project.
2007 – Vice President of the Russian Bayanists and Accordionists Association (Moscow).
2005 – Honorary member of Kaunas Conservatory (Lithuania).
Soloists and ensembles:
Anna Netrebko (soprano), Erwin Schrott (baritone), Denis Matsuev (piano), Federico Lepre (tenor), Daniel Kramer (piano), Vazgen Vartanyan (piano), Yuliana Avdeeva (piano), Igor Butman (saxophone), Oleg Kireev (saxophone), Pavel Vernikov (violin), Alena Baeva (violin), Boris Andrianov (cello), Denis Shapovalov (cello), Alexey Arkhipovsky (balalaika), Aydar Gaynullin (bayan), Nadezhda Krygina (folk), Konstantin Volostnov (organ), Maxim Paster (tenor), Alexander Zakharov (tenor), Mikhail Urusov (tenor), Artem Dervoed (guitar), Roger Vigulf (clarinet), Sebastian Arce (tango dancer), Marianna (tango), Yuri Shevchuk (singer), Dmitry Kharatyan (actor), Efim Shifrin, Alexandra Pakhmutova (composer), Eugen Doga (composer),Glinka Quartet.
Vladimir Spivakov, David Handel (USA), Pacien Mazzagatti (USA), Guido van den Bosch (Germany), Lucy Arner (USA), Vladimir Ziva, Sergey Skripka, Vladimir Ponkin, Felix Korobov, Pavel Ovsyannikov, Sergey Tararin, Sergey Kondrashev, Arkadiy Feldman, Mikhail Shcherbakov, Timur Mynbaev, Enche Baartazhavyn.
Moscow City Russian Philharmonic Orchestra, Netanya Kibbutz Orchestra (Israel), Chuncheon Symphony Orchestra (South Korea), Symphony Orchestra of New Opera Kolobov Theatre, Symphony Orchestra of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, Musica Viva Orchestra, Moscovia Chamber Orchestra, Vivaldi Orchestra, Four Seasons Orchestra, 21st Century Orchestra, National Moldova Orchestra, Ministry of Culture Symphony Orchestra of Republic of Bashkortostan (Ufa), Symphony Orchestra of Samara Philharmonia, Zhukovskiy Symphony Orchestra, Ministry of Culture Orchestra of the Udmurt Republic (Izhevsk), Kaliningrad Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of Saratov Philharmonia, Classica Chamber Orchestra (Chelyabinsk), Gnessin Virtuosi, B.A.C.H. (Yekaterinburg), Osipov Russian Folk Orchestra, Vyatka Russian Folk Orchestra of F.I. Shalyapin (Kirov), Government Folk Orchestra (Cherepovets), Urals State Folk Orchestra (Yekaterinburg).
2015 − BACH/Sonatas. Melodiya, Russia
2006 − Recollections of Piazzolla, Art – Classic, Russia
2004 – Images of Three Centuries, Art – Classic, Russia
2011 – To the Beats of Tango. Art Project: TenorS of the 21st Century, Russia
2010 – Constellation of Temptations, Art – Classic, Russia
2013 (April). A set of concerts in Siberia with Glinka Quartet
2013 (March). Southern France. Bayan. Recitals
2012 (April). Far Eastern tour with Emotion-orchestra
2011 (February). South Korea. A set of concerts with Chuncheon Symphony Orchestra
2010 (May) North Korea. Tour with Pavel Ovsyannikov Orchestra.
2010 (March). Russia recital tour (violin, bayan)
2009 (April) Russian tour with Emotion-orchestra .
2007 (December) France. Recital tour
2007 (July) Belgium. Chamber concert tour (violin, bayan)
2006 (January) France. Recital tour.
2005 (March). Lithuania. Recital tour.
OF CONCERT HALLS:
Victoria Hall (Geneva, Switzerland), Boston University, (Boston, USA), Kumsusan Palace of the Sun (Pyongyang, North Korea), National Palace of Culture (Sofia, Bulgaria), Palatul National (Chisinau, Moldova), Grand Hall of Saint-Petersburg Philharmonic, Moscow International House of Music, State Kremlin Palace, Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall (Moscow, Russia), Glinka Capella, (Saint-Petersburg, Russia), Organ Hall, (Erevan, Armenia)