ABOUT THE ARTIST...   

 Anton Shaburov, Conductor
 
Born in 1983 in Yekaterinburg, Russia Anton Shaburov graduated from the Ural Mussorgsky (2008, diploma with honors) and the Moscow Tchaikovsky (2011, diploma with honors) conservatories studying conducting with the legendary professor Gennady Rozhdestvensky. In 2016 Anton Shaburov completed a postgraduate course in Moscow conservatory with professor Rozhdestvensky.

Conducting skills were approved by success at the following conducting competitions:

Third all-Russian Ilya Musin conducting competition
(Kostroma, Russia, 2013 – Grand prix and special audience award).


First International Felix Mendelssohn conducting competition (Thessaloniki, Greece, 2016 – First prize)
 
Professional conducting career started at 2009 when Anton Shaburov became a guest conductor of the Globalis international symphony orchestra in Moscow and a chief conductor and artistic director of the USC Mussorgsky Symphony Orchestra, in Yekaterinburg. During his activity as a chief conductor Anton Shaburov led more than 40 concert programs and several festivals dedicated to Rachmaninoff, Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Shchedrin, Vladislav Zolotaryov. World premiere of the Violin Concerto No.2 by Mikael Tariverdiev took place in the Great Hall of the Urals State Mussorgsky Conservatory in December 2011 with Anton Shaburov conducting and Graf Mourzha playing the solo violin part.

In August 2016 USC Mussorgsky symphony orchestra under the baton of Anton Shaburov faced its highest triumph in the Konzerthaus Berlin at the Young Euro Classic 2016 festival. The performance of the Russian program consisting of the “Night on the Bald Mountain” by Mussorgsky, “Russian Easter overture” by Rimsky-Korsakov and the world premiere of the “Choral postlude for viola and orchestra” by Juri Abdokov had a tremendous success, and after performing the Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.6 “Pathetique” orchestra gained a standing ovation in one of the most prestigious European concert halls. This performance was also very warmly met by the German and Russian musical press.

In December 2016 Anton Shaburov was elected as a Chief conductor and music director of the Far East symphony orchestra (Khabarovsk, Russia). Official start of his work on this position is scheduled on September 2017.

In 2010 Anton Shaburov made his opera debut as a music director of the Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi production in the Ural state Mussorgsky conservatory opera theatre. This production was warmly met by critics so this let Anton Shaburov receive the Sverdlovsk region Governor's prize "For outstanding achievements in literature and art".

During his work in the Urals state Mussorgsky conservatory opera theatre Anton Shaburov became a music director of such productions like Orff’s "Die Kluge", Stravinsky’s "Mavra" and "The Nightingale", "Eugene Onegin" by Tchaikovsky, “The Noblewoman Vera Sheloga” by Rimsky-Korsakov.

In 2011 Anton Shaburov received an invitation from the Ural state academic opera theatre to assist Pavel Klinichev in his Rossini’s "Le comte Ory" production. Later he became a conductor of several ballets including "the Swan Lake" by Tchaikovsky, "Carmen-Suite" by Shchedrin-Bizet, "Arabian nights" by Amirov, "Scheherazade" by Rimsky-Korsakov and others.

As a guest conductor Anton Shaburov performed with MAV symphony orchestra (Budapest, Hungary), Ural philharmonic orchestra (Yekaterinburg), Youth symphony orchestra of Berlin (Germany), Plovdiv philharmonic orchestra (Bulgaria), Magna Grecia symphony orchestra (Taranto, Italy), National symphony orchestra of Kazakhstan, philharmonic orchestras of Rostov-on-Don, Kislovodsk, Kirov, Izhevsk, Samara, Omsk, Khabarovsk, Kemerovo and others.

Anton Shaburov holds the associate professor position in Yekaterinburg (Urals state Mussorgsky conservatory) leading his own conducting class.

2017 highlights include USA debut with the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra, German opera debut in the Magdeburg Theatre the as well as performances with Danubia Symphony orchestra (Budapest, Hungary), Thessaloniki Symphony orchestra (Greece) and Chamber orchestra “I Solisti Aquilani” (L’Aquila, Italy).

For more detailed information on the artist please use the official website www.antonshaburov.com