1965 Vassily Sinaisky entered the Leningrad Conservatoire where
he studied with Prof. Ilya Mussin. He graduated from the Conservatoire
in 1970, and finished his postgraduate course in 1972.
V. Sinaisky was Music Director and Principal Conductor
of the Moscow Philharmonic from 1991 to 1996. In 2000 Sinaisky was
invited to become Music Director and Principal Conductor of the
Russian State Orchestra, a position he held until 2002. Principal
Guest Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic since 1996, V. Sinaisky
is a regular visitor to the Proms summer.
Vassily Sinaisky’s international career was launch ed
in 1973 when he won the Gold Medal at the Karajan Competition in
In 2002 V. Sinaisky stood in at short notice for an indisposed
Riccardo Chailly, Conducting the Roy al Concertgebouwe Orchestra
at the Proms and the Lucerne Festival. He was immediately re-engaged
by the orchestra for the following season. Another recent highlight
was his Rosenkavalier with English National Opera in March 2003.
In the next seasons V.Sinaisky will be working with major
orchestras worldwide, including the Montreal Symphony, the City
of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic,
the Czech Philharmonic, the Oslo Philharmonic, and the RSO Berlin.