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02.13.14
St. Petersburg Philharmonic
Temirkanov, St. Petersburg Philharmonic show sonic opu­lence at Strathmore
Washington Post
02.04.14
St. Petersburg Philharmonic
St. Petersburg Philharmonic on U.S. tour
Russia Beyond the Headlines
04.15.11
Nikolai Lugansky, St. Petersburg Philharmonic
Finding the Soul of Russia Everywhere
New York Times
04.13.11
St. Petersburg Philharmonic
Temirkanov leads St. Petersburg Philharmonic in high-powered concert at Strathmore
The Baltimore Sun
04.13.11
Alisa Weilerstein, St. Petersburg Philharmonic
Temirkanov’s appearance at Strathmore reminds Washington of what it’s missing
The Washington Post
04.12.11
St. Petersburg Philharmonic
St. Petersburg Philharmonic brings precision to Symphony Hall
Boston Globe
04.11.11
Nikolai Lugansky, St. Petersburg Philharmonic
St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Nikolai Lugansky give lush reading of Rachmaninoff concerto at Kravis
Palm Beach Daily News
04.03.11
Nikolai Lugansky, St. Petersburg Philharmonic
St. Petersburg Philharmonic shines at Hill Auditorium with Rachmaninoff, Rimsky-Korsakov
AnnArbor.com
04.01.11
St. Petersburg Philharmonic
St. Petersburg Orchestra easily scales the peaks
Chicago Tribune
03.31.11
St. Petersburg Philharmonic
St. Petersburg Phil shows brawny strength and refinement
Chicago Classical Review
03.27.11
St. Petersburg Philharmonic
Temirkanov, Philharmonic at Their Jaw-Dropping Best
San Francisco Classical Voice
03.23.11
Alisa Weilerstein, St. Petersburg Philharmonic
Music review: St. Petersburg Philharmonic begins U.S. tour with Alisa Weilerstein
Los Angeles Times
10.25.07
St. Petersburg Philharmonic
St. Petersburg Philharmonic. A Program of High Notes
The Washington Post
The first Russian symphony orchestra traces its history from 1882, when it was founded on the Order of Alexander III, as the Court Musicians’ Choir. At the beginning of the 20th century, the choir performed the symphonic poems "Ein Heldenleben" and "Also sprach Zarathustra" by Richard Strauss, Mahler's First Symphony and Bruckner's Ninth Symphony, Scriabin's "Poem of Ecstasy" and Stravinsky’s First Symphony, for the first time in Russia. In those years, the orchestra was conducted by: A.Nikisch, R.Strauss, A.Glazunov and S.Kussevitsky. ... read full bio