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Sabrie Bekirova

Conductor

Biography

Sabrie Bekirova graduated from the St.Petersburg Conservatory after studying as a violinist with Prof. E. Komarova and as a conductor with Professors I.Musin and Yu.Temirkanov.

From 1996 to 1998 she was a guest conductor of the Karelian State Philharmoni, in 1997 and 1998, participated as a teacher in the international master-classes of orchestral conducting, led under the support of the Institute of conductors (North Carolina, USA). From 2000 to 2002 - Guest Conductor of the theatre «St.Petersburg Opera». In 2002 she was appointed as the conductor of the St.Petersburg Symphony Orchestra of popular and classical music, performing at various concert halls in St. Petersburg for over a 5 year period.

Sabrie Bekirova repeatedly participated in many prestigious international festivals, among them: International Festival «Time of Music» (Finland, Mr. Viitasaari 2004), where she conducted the concerts of contemporary music written by well known composers from Finland and Russia; International Festival «Sound Ways», where works of great contemporary composers like Slonimsky, Ustvolskaya, Radvilovich, Rezetdinova, Korolyov were successfully performed; «Terem - Festival of World Music»; the famous ensemble of soloists from the Netherlands «Sexteto - Canqenque»; St.Petersburg Festival «Musical Spring» (2004).

Sabrie Bekirova has performed with: the Symphony Orchestra of Radio and Television of Finland, the Symphony Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre, as well as the Symphony Orchestra of the «Chamber Philharmonic» in St.Petersburg.

She regularly works with orchestras such as: Academic Symphony Orchestra of St.Petersburg Philharmonic, Radio Symphony Orchestra of Armenia (Yerevan), National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia (Caucasus Mineral Waters). Sochi Chamber Orchestra.

From 2004 to 2008 she taught conducting at the St.Petersburg State University of Culture and the Arts.

Since 2008 and currently serves as Chief Conductor of the State Theatre of Opera and Ballet of the North Ossetia-Alania Republic (Artistic Director of Theatre Larisa Gergieva). During this time, Sabrie Bekirova conducted various operas with the participation of famous singers from the Mariinsky Theatre. Conducted new productions of such operas as «Iolanta» Tchaikovsky, «Manon Lescaut» Puccini, «Carmen» Bizet, «Eugene Onegin» Tchaikovsky, «Faust» Gounod, Verdi's «La Traviata», etc. Annually participates in the musical Festival organized by Larisa Gergieva.

Sabrie Bekirova has established herself as an interesting, talented musician. She works in various genres, has a large opera and symphonic repertoire, as well as a great performing experience.

For her enormous contribution to the musical life of the republic of North Ossetia - Alania, she was awarded a diploma from the Parliament of the Republic in 2009.

In April 2009 she was awarded the «Theatre Mask» award for best conductor's work, marking her successful interpretation of «Carmen» by Bizet and «Faust» by Gounod.

In Mach 2010 she has got a distinguished title of the Honoured Artist of North Ossetia – Alania.

Nearest concerts

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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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