Dmitry Volosnikov,

Conductor. He graduated from the Urals State Conservatory with a degree in choral conducting in 1993 and studied symphony conducting with Maestro Kolobov at the post-graduate department of the conservatory. He worked as a conductor at the Yekaterinburg Theatre of Opera and Ballet and at the Yekaterinburg Modern Music and Theatre Centre, where he directed and conducted Rossini’s La Cenerentola and Massenet’s Thais.

Dmitry Volosnikov joined the Novaya Opera in 1998. He is the music director and conductor of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Puccini's Gianni Schicchi, Thomas’ Hamlet, Rossini's La Cenerentola, Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov and Khovanshchina (in concert), Orff’s Carmina Burana, the “Bravissimo!” opera mix, the “Maria Callas” musical offering, Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker (joint production with the Imperial Russian Ballet); he also conducts Verdi’s La Traviata, Bellini’s Norma, Tchaikovsky’s and Rachmaninov’s Romances, Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore and Prokofiev's cantatas Ivan the Terrible and Alexander Nevsky. He conducted a concert version of Agafonnikov’s Sergey Yesenin. He prepared the Inverted Perspective Russian choral music concert and the Rostov Suite programme based on texts by Dmitry Rostovsky.He also participated in the recording of the CDs “Chorus of the Novaya Opera Theatre of Moscow” and “Soloists of the Novaya Opera Theatre of Moscow”.

In 1999–2010 Dmitry Volosnikov was the music director of the Evgeny Kolobov Choral and Bell Music Festival “Transfiguration” in Yaroslavl.

Since 2013 he has been the principle guest conductor at the Krasnoyarsk State Theatre of Opera and Ballet.


Bravissimo! (opera mix) — Conductor, Music Director
Maria Callas (Musical offering) — Conductor
Thomas's Hamlet — Conductor
Verdi's Il trovatore — Conductor
The Nutcracker Pyotr Tchaikovsky — Conductor
O Mozart! Mozart… (Requiem) — Conductor
Rossini (musical divertissement) — Conductor
Rossini's La Cenerentola — Conductor, Music Director, Music Director and Conductor
Offenbach's A Dinner Party with Italians — Conductor, Music Director
This is Opera! (dramatized performance) — Conductor
Verdi's La Traviata — Conductor
Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor — Conductor, Music Director
Bellini's Norma — Conductor
Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov — Conductor, Music Director
Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker — Conductor
Orff's Carmina Burana — Conductor
Podgaits's Barankin, be a sport! — Conductor
Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore — Conductor
Michael Nyman and Henry Purcell's DIDO — Music Director
Puccini's Gianni Schicchi — Music Director and Conductor
Bellini's I Capuleti e I Montecchi in concert – Conductor
Adiemus (concert) – Conductor


“Bravissimo!” (DVD) — Music Director and Conductor
Thursday 19:00
Gaetano Donizetti
Saturday 19:00
Modest Mussorgsky
Music Director and Conductor
Sunday 19:00
Based on the opera by Giuseppe Verdi in two acts
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