Rabbani Aldangor

In the orchestra since 2018

Rabbani Aldangor combines his work at the musicAeterna orchestra with his Master’s studies at the Amsterdam Conservatory under renowned cellist Pieter Wispelwey. He is an active touring musician and a laureate of numerous international competitions, such as the Almaty International music competition (Grand Prix), the J. Brahms International competition, and the S. Knushevitsky International cello competition.

Rabbani was born in 1993 in Karaganda, Kazakhstan. He is a graduate of the Moscow State Conservatory, where he had studied under prof. A.N. Seleznyov — the same professor under whom Rabbani later completed his assistantship in 2018. In 2016–2018, he also studied chamber ensemble playing under A.I. Rudin.

As a soloist, Rabbani Aldangor has performed with the “Moskovia” chamber orchestra, the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra conducted by Pavel Kogan, the Karaganda Philharmonic orchestra, the Saratov Philharmonic academic symphony orchestra, and Russian String Orchestra. In 2014–2017, he was the second concertmaster of cellos at the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra conducted by Pavel Kogan; in the 2017–2018 season, he was the acting first concertmaster at the same orchestra.

As a guest performer, Rabbani Aldangor has worked with the “Hermitage” soloist ensemble, Persimfans, Russian National Philharmonic Orchestra, and Russian String Orchestra. He has frequently performed chamber music as part of soloist ensembles at the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra. He has participated in master classes by such renowned cellists and professors as Natalia Shakhovskaya, David Geringas, Jens-Peter Maintz, Alexander Rudin, and Pieter Wispelwey.