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Vitali Alekseenok has been awarded Third Prize at the MDR Conducting Competition 2018 in Leipzig. As a prizewinner he will conduct MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra in concert in May 2019.

Today Vitali Alekseenok conducts new premiere of Udo Zimmermann’s opera “Weisse Rose“ which takes place in the theatre Belvedere Weimar. Opera describes last minutes of life and feelings of Hans and Sophie Scholl who has been the main participants of the Munich anti-Nazi resistance group „Weisse Rose“.

Within the German-Ukrainian project “Music overcomes walls” Vitali Alekseenok made his Ukrainian opera debut, have conducting Mozart´s “Don Giovanni” with Luhansk Philharmonic Orchestra and soloists of leading European theaters in the war region of Eastern Ukraine in Severodonetsk.

Vitali Alekseenok came back to the LvivMozArt Festival in order to conduct works by Valentin Silvestrov and three generations of Mozarts with Ukrainian Festival Orchestra and soloists from Switzerland, Austria and Ukraine. As one of the festival highlights this program was broadcasted in Ukrainian TV cultural channel.

Vitali Alekseenok has been an assistant conductor at the Opera Graz during the production of Paul Dukas’s opera “Ariane et Barbe-bleue”. The premiere will take place on 3rd of March at the Opera Graz.

Due to a German-Ukrainian project „Music overcomes walls“ Vitali Alekseenok will be a conductor for the new production of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” in Severodonetsk, Ukraine between July and September 2018. In cooperation with a stage director Thorsten Cölle and a conductor Robin Engelen, Vitali Alekseenok will conduct one of performances with the Luhansk Philharmonic Orchestra and singers from Germany, Ukraine and Belarus as well as a lot of scenic rehearsals.

Vitali Alekseenok was invited as one of the eight young conductors from around the world to work with Maestro Bernard Haitink and Lucerne Festival Strings during the Lucerne Eastern Festival in March 2018. The repertoire contains works by Mozart, Weber, Brahms, Tchaikovsky and Debussy.

The Abaco Orchestra of Munich University decided to appoint Vitali Alekseenok as their new chief conductor. Among more than 60 applicants and after 3 rounds of the competition he was chosen with the majority of voices and will start his job in spring 2018.

The Abaco Orchestra, consisting of over 100 musicians, has regular concerts in multiple concert halls in Munich and other cities and cooperates closely with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.