A frequent guest with orchestras around the globe, Juri Gilbo is one of Russia’s foremost and distinguished conductors on the international scene. He has been music director and principal conductor of the Russian Chamber Philharmonic St. Petersburg since 1998 and is credited with building this orchestra to the high standard it enjoys today.
Born in St. Petersburg, his studies took him to the well-known St. Petersburg State Conservatory and subsequently to the University for Music and Performing Arts in Frankfurt, Germany. He studied viola with the celebrated German violist Tabea Zimmermann and conducting with Luigi Sagrestano.
Juri Gilbo made his conducting debut in 1997. Since then, his concerts have taken him to the USA, Europe, Latin America, Japan, China, Israel, Lebanon, Turkey and the UAE.
Standing ovations have celebrated Juri Gilbo and his orchestra in sold-out halls such as the Berlin Philharmonic Hall, the Salzburg Festival House, the Munich Philharmonic Hall, Tonhalle Zurich, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Alte Oper Frankfurt, the Bayreuth Opera House, el Teatro National de Costa Rica and Istanbul Is Sanat. He has also performed at numerous renowned international festivals, including the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Rheingau Music Festival, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Izmir Festival, Haydn Festival Seoul and Al Bustan Festival Beirut, amongst many others.
Juri Gilbo in the 36. FIMC:
He will conduct the Russian Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra in the following concerts:
- Feb. 3rd 2020, 20:00 h.: Teatro Guiniguada, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
- Feb. 4th 2020, 20:00 h.: Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
- Feb. 5th 2020: La Gomera
- Feb. 6th 2020: La Palma
- Feb. 7th 2020: Fuerteventura
- Feb. 8th 2020: Lanzarote