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MINT CONDITION

Autographed 4.25 x 6 real photograph of the Russian conductor in front of an opera house conductors desk.

Rozhdestvensky (1931-2018) was a piano pupil of Lev Oborin at the Moscow Conservatory. He studied conducting with his Father, Nikolai Anosov. He graduated in 1954. From 1951-1951 he was an assistant conductor at the Bolshoi. In 1964 he was appointed Principal Conductor at the Bolshoi and served until 1970 in that role. From 1961 to 1974 he was the Chief Conductor of the Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra in Moscow. From 1975-1977 he was Chief Conductor of the Stockholm Philharmonic and from 1978-1981 he was in the same role at the BBC in London. From 1981-1983 he was the Chief Conductor of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra. In 1982 he founded and was the first Chief Conductor of the State Symphony Orchestra of the Soviet Ministry of Culture in Moscow and served in that position until 1991. He then went back to Stockholm the next year and served as Music Director once again of the Stockholm Philharmonic until 1995. In 2000 he was appointed Artistic Director of the Bolshoi Theatre, he served for a year. That was his last chief position. From 2011-2018 he was Principal Guest Conductor of the Iceland Symphony and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic. That said he was a welcome guest conductor at major orchestras throughout the world.

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