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Oboe

Alexander Bykov

In the orchestra since 2022

Alexander Bykov was born in 1991 in Leningrad. In 2017 he graduated from the Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory (the class of A.A. Isaev) and continued his studies at the Conservatory as a trainee assistant (the class of A.V. Kazakov). From 2019 to 2021 he studied at the postgraduate programme of the Lucerne School of Music (Switzerland) in the oboe class (the class of I. Podyomov). He has been working in the musicAeterna orchestra since 2022.

He took part in the master classes of such outstanding oboists as David Walter, Maurice Bourgue, François Leleux, Thomas Indermühle, Gregor Witt, Laszlo Hadadi, Alex Klein, Gordon Hunt, etc. He actively tours in Russia and abroad. He has performed as a soloist in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium and other European countries.

He performed a number of premieres of works for oboe, including the Concert for Oboe with the orchestra by D. Anzarokov on the stage of the Berlin Konzerthaus in 2018.

As a soloist in orchestras and ensembles, he performed at such venues as the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Musikverein Wien, the Berlin Philharmonic, the Elbe Philharmonic (Hamburg), the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Great Hall of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre, the St. Petersburg State Academic Capella, the Zaryadye Hall, the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, etc.

Since 2013 he has been a soloist of the St. Petersburg State Academic Capella Symphony Orchestra. As a guest oboist, he performs as part of the Camerata of the Concertgebouw Orchestra, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Academic Symphony Orchestra (Honoured Collective of Russia), etc.

musicAeterna orchestra events

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An event of Salzburg Festival

Henry Purcell
Dido and Aeneas – Opera in three acts on a libretto by Nahum Tate after Virgil’s epic poem Aeneis
(Concert Performance)

Dmitry Shostakovich
Symphony No. 14 in G minor for soprano, bass and chamber orchestra op. 135

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Richard Strauss
Metamorphosen, study for 23 solo strings, TrV 290, AV 142

Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No 14, Op. 135 for soprano, bass and chamber orchestra,
on verses by Federico García Lorca, Guillaume Apollinaire, Wilhelm Küchelbecker, and Rainer Maria Rilke

Performers
soprano: Nadezhda Pavlova
bass: Dmitry Ulyanov
conductor: Teodor Currentzis

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Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)

Francesca da Rimini,
Symphonic Fantasy after Dante, Op. 32 (1876)

Capriccio Italien
on folk tunes for orchestra, Op. 45 (1880)

Romeo and Juliet,
Overture-Fantasy after Shakespeare, TH 42 (1869–1880)

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)

Francesca da Rimini, Symphonic Fantasy after Dante, Op. 32 (1876)

Capriccio Italien on folk tunes for orchestra, Op. 45 (1880)

Romeo and Juliet, Overture-Fantasy after Shakespeare, TH 42 (1869–1880)

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Dmitri Shostakovich (1906–1975)

Symphony No. 14, Op.135 (1969) for soprano, bass and chamber orchestra set to the poems by Federico García Lorca, Guillaume Apollinaire, Wilhelm Küchelbecker, and Rainer Maria Rilke.

Soprano: Nadezhda Pavlova
Bass: Alexey Tikhomirov

String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat minor, Op. 138 (1970)

Seven Romances on Poems by Alexander Blok for soprano and piano trio, Op. 127 (1967)

Soprano: Elene Gvritishvili

musicAeterna Orchestra
Conductor: Teodor Currentzis