Rayfield Allied is delighted to announce that Gennady Rozhdestvensky is to receive an Honorary Doctorate from the Royal Academy of Music.
Gennady Rozhdestvensky is regarded as one of today’s greatest conductors, having led a remarkable career and becoming the first Soviet conductor to ever be appointed principal conductor of various foreign orchestras: the BBC Symphony Orchestra in London, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, and the Stockholm Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
His prolific discography reveals his insatiable curiosity and makes him one of the most recorded conductors of all time. His present catalogue features well over 400 records comprising the astounding number of 786 different works.
On June 26th this year he conducted the Russian premiere of ‘Die drei Pintos’ by Weber, arr. Mahler in a fully staged performance at the Moscow Chamber Opera.
Upcoming performances include concerts with wife and pianist Viktoria Postnikova and the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Concerto Budapest, Orchestre de Paris together with his month-long Albion in the Mist Festival as part of a three-year celebration of English music with the Symphonic Capella, Moscow.