Valentin Uryupin



One of the most versatile and successful Russian musicians of new generation: promising conductor, great clarinetist and first-class chamber performer. Graduated from the Moscow Conservatory, where he studied as a clarinetist under Professor Eugene Petrov and opera symphony conductor under Professor Gennady Rozhdestvensky.

As a soloist and conductor Valentin Uryupin collaborates with the best Russian and foreign orchestras such as Mariinsky Orchestra, State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia Evgeny Svetlanov", Academic Symphony Orchestra of Moscow Philharmonia, orchestras of Munich, Geneva, Brussels, Bamberg, Prague, Dublin, Madrid, Beijing, Singapore and others. As an Assistant Conductor he worked with Valery Gergiev and Vladimir Jurowski; during five years he was an Assistant Conductor of Teodor Currentzis and a soloist of the MusicAeterna orchestra led by Currentzis.

Improved his skills as a clarinetist and conductor with many famous teachers, including Kurt Masur.

Valentin Uryupin currently holds positions of the conductor of the Perm Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre and the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Rostov Academic Symphony Orchestra. He also continues to enjoy an active career as a clarinetist, performing and giving master classes extensively in Russia and abroad. Uryupins coming conducting engagements include his debuts with Ural Academic Philharmonic Orchestra, Odessa National Philharmonic Orchestra and George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra (Bucharest).

He has been awarded prizes from 25 international clarinet competitions. He is also a Prize Winner at several prestigious conducting competitions, such as II All-Russian Music Competition in Moscow (2015) and V International Gustav Mahler Competition in Bamberg (2016). In 2017, he won First Prize at the VIII Sir Georg Solti International Conductors' Competition in Frankfurt.

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