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String Section of the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra







Edvard Grieg

Two Elegiac Melodies for String Orchestra Op. 34

Pyotr Tchaikovsky

Serenade for strings

Alexey Shor

Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra

Daniel Raiskin

Daniel Raiskin studied in St. Petersburg, Amsterdam and Freiburg, first focusing on Viola and later conducting with Maestri such as Mariss Jansons, Neeme Järvi, Milan Horvat, Woldemar Nelson und Jorma Panula. 

From the 2018/19 season Daniel Raiskin serves as Music Director of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and has been appointed Chief Conductor of the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra starting the season 2020-2021. Since 2016/17 he is also Principal Guest Conductor of the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra. Recent and near future engagements also include returns to Warsaw and Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestras, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife, Russian National Orchestra, Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra, Residentie Orchestra (Hague Philharmonic, NL), Naples Philharmonic Orchestra, Munich Symphony Orchestra and Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Daniel Raiskin served as Principal Guest Conductor of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife (between 2016-18) and as Chief Conductor of both, the Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie in Koblenz (2005-2016) and of the Artur Rubinstein Philharmonic Orchestra in Lódz (2008-2015). His regular guest engagements include the Athens State Orchestra, Copenhagen Philharmonic, Düsseldorfer Symphoniker, Iceland Symphony, Japan Century Symphony, Malmö Symfoni Orkester, Mariinsky Orchestra, Moscow Philharmonic, Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, National Symphony Orchestra Taiwan, NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover, NFM Wroclaw Philharmonic, Orchestre National de Belgique, Orchestre National de Lyon, Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de México, Osaka Philharmonic, Residentie Orkest, RTV Slovenia Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Symphony, Slovenska Filharmonia Bratislava, Stavanger Symphony, State Academic Symphony of Russia „Svetlanov“, Stuttgarter Philharmoniker, Swedish Chamber and the Tonkünstler orchestras. His appearances in opera productions include Bizet’s “Carmen”, Shostakovich’s “The Nose” and Mozart’s “Don Giovanni”. Among the major soloists with whom Daniel Raiskin has appeared are Emanuel Ax, Renée Fleming, Nelson Freire, Martin Fröst, Alban Gerhardt, Vadim Gluzman, Natalia Gutman, Kari Kriikku, Simone Lamsma, Lang Lang, Francois Leleux, Jan Lisiecki, Alexei Lubimov, Tatjana Masurenko, Albrecht Mayer, Daniel Müller-Schott, Olli Mustonen, Steven Osborne, Julian Rachlin, Benjamin Schmid, Julian Steckel, Anna Vinnitskaya and Alexei Volodin.

Fabrizio Meloni


Fabrizio Meloni, since 1984, is the first solo clarinet chair of the Orchestra and the Philharmonic of the Teatro alla Scala in Milan. He has finished his clarinet studies at Milan’s Conservatorio G. Verdi  with summa cum laude and the special mention for his artistic achievement. Winner dozens of national and international prizes (ARD Munchen-1987- Prague –1987-, among all).

In 2009 was released several recordings: the DVD « Duets »(Warner), the Francaix/Nielsen/Copland’s Clarinet Concertos (Amadeus), and « Ol ari Nyiro Diary ». He is author of the book « The Clarinet », published by Zecchini Editore, and prefaced by Riccardo Muti. The tv channel Sky-Classica has devoted a documentary to his artistic life. In Summer 2015, the Meloni-Yoshikawa duo went on tour in Japan and performed at the prestigious Suntory Hall – Tokyo, an event that has produced a documentary published by NHK (Japanese National Television Channel) in the ‘Classic Club’ series and subsequently broadcasted by NHK-FM radio ‘Best of Classic’ program. In 2015, DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON released the cd ’VIEF ET RYTHMIQUE’ entirely devoted to the French repertoire for Clarinet and Piano (with T.Yoshikawa).

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