In the orchestra since 2022 (trainee)
Maxim Akchurin was born in 2001 in Saint Petersburg. Since 2019 he has been a student of the St. Petersburg State Conservatory (the Honoured Artist of Russia, Associate Professor Alexei Massarsky’s class). He has performed with the musicAeterna orchestra since 2022.
He is the laureate of a number of youth contests, including the III prize of the Sviridov International Competition for Youth Performing Arts as a member of the ensemble (St. Petersburg, 2017).
He took part in master classes by Sergey Roldugin, Oleg Sendetsky, Denis Severin, and Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt. He studied at the Kronberg Academy in the class of Jens Peter Maintz (Germany, 2018), at the International Murren Summer Academy (Switzerland, 2018).
He has participated in the programmes of the St. Petersburg Music House since 2020.
He has performed in the concert halls of the Mariinsky Theatre, the St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonia, the State Academic Chapel, etc. He toured in Germany and Switzerland, participated in the concert programmes of the Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation, collaborated with such musicians as Graf Murzha, David Grimal, Kristóf Baráti, Naoko Sonoda, Christopher Chen.
musicAeterna orchestra events
Dido and Aeneas – Opera in three acts on a libretto by Nahum Tate after Virgil’s epic poem Aeneis
Symphony No. 14 in G minor for soprano, bass and chamber orchestra op. 135
Metamorphosen, study for 23 solo strings, TrV 290, AV 142
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
soprano: Nadezhda Pavlova
bass: Dmitry Ulyanov
conductor: Teodor Currentzis
Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)
Francesca da Rimini,
Symphonic Fantasy after Dante, Op. 32 (1876)
on folk tunes for orchestra, Op. 45 (1880)
Romeo and Juliet,
Overture-Fantasy after Shakespeare, TH 42 (1869–1880)
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)
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
Conductor: Teodor Currentzis