Maestro move: Petrenko takes on third job

Maestro move: Petrenko takes on third job


norman lebrecht

May 11, 2016

Vasily Petrenko, 39, philharmonic music director in Liverpool and Oslo, has taken on the Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra as principal guest conductor.


vasily petrenko

He will be working with its artstic director, Vladimir Jurowski.



  • Robin Bloxsidge says:

    That’s actually his 4th job; you’ve missed out the European Union Youth Orchestra.

  • Stereo says:

    Maybe spreading himself too thinly?

  • MacroV says:

    The Svetlanov job (formerly or maybe still officially the State Academic Symphony Orchestra (GASO) probably won’t take much of his time. Most Russian orchestras don’t play many concerts compared to their European or American peers.