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Mr. Vladimir Lande
Affiliate Artist, Oboe


In addition to directing the Hopkins Symphony Chamber Orchestra, Vladimir Lande is Music Director of the COSMIC (Chamber Orchestra of Southern Maryland, in Concert) Orchestra, Washington (DC) Soloists Chamber Orchestra, and Maryland Conservatory Orchestra.  He is a guest conductor of the National Gallery Orchestra in Washington DC and Principal Guest Conductor of the St. Petersburg (Russia) Symphony Orchestra.  He regularly conducts the famous Donetsk Ballet Company in Europe and the US.  Since 1996, he has been Principal Guest Conductor of the Bachanalia Festival Orchestra in New York.

In the summer of 2004, Mr. Lande was invited to conduct the opening concert of the internationally renowned White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia, including a performance in Grand Philharmonic Hall.  In 2006, he made his conducting debut with the Baltimore Opera Orchestra.  In 2008 he debuted conducting the Tulsa (Oklahoma) Symphony Orchestra, the Columbus (Ohio) Symphony Orchestra, and at the Ravello Festival in Italy, and he led the National Gallery Chamber Orchestra on an American tour.

In the 2008–09 season, Mr. Lande conducts the Donetsk Ballet Company in the US, Europe, and China.  He records and conducts performances with the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra.  His first CD with the St. Petersburg Symphony was released in 2007 under the Arabesque Label.  In his next CD project, the soloist will be renowned saxophonist Gary Louie.

Mr. Lande’s recent tours have taken him throughout the US and to New Zealand, Australia, Italy, Russia, and the United Kingdom, including a performance in the Cathedral of St. Martin’s in the Field, London.

In addition to his busy conducting schedule, Mr. Lande maintains a successful solo and chamber music career as an oboist.  He is a member of the renowned Poulenc Trio, which  premiered Gaetano Panariello’s triple concerto Omaggio all’opera buffa with the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra in April 2008.

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