The Russian conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev, has been awarded by the gold medal of the International Gustav Mahler Society in recognition of his outstanding performances of Mahler’s works and his recordings of the composer’s first, second, fifth, sixth and ninth symphonies. He joins the distinguished list of such recipients as Rafael Kubelik, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Leonard Bernstein, Bernard Haitink, Carlo Maria Giulini, Claudio Abbado, and the New York Philharmonic.

Fedoseyev, who recently celebrated his 75th birthday in Moscow by performing with Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra and Vienna’s famous Singverein choir Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis , was chief conductor of the Vienna Symphony for many years and retains his link to the orchestra with several concerts each year in the Musikverein and the Konzerthaus.

Vladimir Fedoseyev is the holder of numerous prestigious Russian awards, the Silver Cross of Honor from the Austrian Republic for his services to culture, the City of Vienna’s highest honor, the Gold Star, and since 2005, to coincide with the 75th jubilee of the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, the Austrian Cross of Honor first class for the Arts and Science.


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