Yaroslav Zaboyarkin



Principal conductor of New Chamber St.Petersburg Philharmonic orchestra.

Graduated from St.Petersburg state conservatory in 2011 as violinist and in 2016 as Symphonic conductor.

Active participant of masterclasses and festivals in Germany, Estonia, and Russia.

In 2012 during his first participation in conducting competitions at 16th Tokyo International conducting competition, he conducted the New Japan Philharmonic orchestra and was highly praised by the panel of judges and made it to the semifinals.

In 2017 was invited to study in Järvi academy with Neeme Järvi, Paavo Järvi and Leonid Grin. In 2018 and 2019 he continued to study in the academy. Assisted to Paavo Järvi during the Japan tour of Estonian Festival Orchestra in 2019.

Laureate of 10th Gregorz Fitelberg International conducting competition in Poland.(2017) Most respectful Polish musical critics Dorotha Shwarzman and Adam Rozlach wrote: He was the only one who could infect the orchestra with his passion for Shostakovich (Symphony No. 5), that it suddenly began to play the way he did not play in my memory; It was one of the most fruitful competition performances.

In recognition of the merit of the young conductor, Yuri Temirkanov trusted Yaroslav to lead St.Petersburg Philharmonic orchestra during the concert series Debut of a young conductor which is relaunched in season 2018/2019. Decades ago it has become a springboard for Temirkanov, Gergiev, Jansons, Fedoseev, Jurowsky. 

Critics wrote: It was gratifying to see how one of the most difficult Russian orchestras to engage with was drawn into the conductor's game with great delight. Another important skill possessed by young Maestro is keeping the fiery stream of feelings in the granite channel of intellect 

Now Yaroslav Zaboyarkin has got his third concert season running. He is closely associated with St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, State Academic Symphony Orchestra, Concert orchestra of St. Petersburg Conservatory, Singolo orchestra and New Chamber St.Petersburg Philharmonic orchestra which he founded in February 2020 with support of Maestro Yuri Temirkanov.

He cooperated with Lucas and Arthur Jussen, Polina Osetinskaya, Amit Peled, Frederieke Saeijs, Alexander Rudin, Olesya Petrova, Pyotr Laul, Anastasia Kalagina, Miroslav Kultyshyev,  Narek Hakhnazaryan, Nicholas Baldeyrou, Nikita Borisoglebsky.

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