Dmitry Liss

People's artist of Russian Federation
State prize of the Russia


Dmitri Liss is a graduate from the Moscow Conservatory where he studied with the Music Director of the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Professor Dmitry Kitayenko. Dmitri Liss started to work with this orchestra as Kitayenko’s assistant. He was Principal Conductor of the Kuznetsk Basin Symphony Orchestra between 1991 and 1995 and of the American-Russian Youth Orchestra from 1997–1999. Since 1995 he has been Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Urals Academic Philharmonic Orchestra. From 1999–2003 he was a conductor of the Russian National Orchestra and took part in the ensemble’s tours and recordings.

In recent years, Dmitry Liss has worked with the best Russian Symphony Orchestras, the Orchestre National de France, the National Orchestras of Belgium, Hungary, Lille, Tokyo, the Orchestre National d’Île de France, the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra and the symphony orchestras of USA, Canada, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, Portugal and Poland among other countries.

Taking over at the helm of the Urals Philharmonic Orchestra in 1995, Dmitry Liss has taken one of Russia’s oldest symphony music ensembles to new creative heights. Under the direction of Dmitry Liss the orchestra has toured to ten countries, undertaken over twenty concert tours, appeared at prestigious international festivals and recorded some twenty discs commissioned by recording companies in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, Japan, the USA, France and Great Britain.

Nearest concerts

October, 2023
8:00 pm
Grand Hall:
191186, St. Petersburg, Mikhailovskaya st., 2
+7 (812) 240-01-80, +7 (812) 240-01-00
Small Hall:
191011, St. Petersburg, Nevsky av., 30
+7 (812) 240-01-70
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