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Name: Sergei Skripka
Skills: Conductor
Phone: +7 095 374 0256
Fax: +7 095 374 0256
Address: 7-2-62 Blvd Karbysheva, Moscow 123154, Russia
Links: Website     E-mail
Sergei Ivanovich Skripka was born in October 5.10.1949. He received his first music education in Kharkov specialised music school. In 1972 he graduated from the Kharkov Institute of Arts as chorusmaster. In 1973 Sergei Skripka entered the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatoire where he accomplished the course of studies under professor Leo Ginsburg as an opera-symphony conductor. In 1977 he stayed in the Conservatoire for two more years as a postgraduate under the same professor and was his practicing assistant that time. After graduating from the Conservatoire in 1979 Sergei Skripka started to work with the Russian State Symphony Cinema Orchestra. Since 1993 he is its Artistic Director and Chief conductor. S.Skripka has conducted a great number of the orchestra’s concerts and recodings, includings those with such famous soloists as Mikhail Pletnyov, Konstantin Shsherbakov, Mikhail Bezverhnij, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Sergej Sudzilovsky and others. The orchestra has also given a lot of concert tours: 1991 – Berlin, 1992 – Frankfurt-am –Main, 1998 – Tunis (the concert programs was including Britten’s “War Requiem”, Mozart’s Requiem, Tchaikovsky’s String Serenade, Mozart’s Symphony in g-minor and others). Sergei Skripka was the first in Russia to perform “St.Marcus Passion” by R.Keiser and he also made first CD-recordings of music by S.Degtyaryov, R.Gliere, A.Mosolov and V.Shebalin. Simultaneonsly Sergei Skripka conducts the Zhukovsky Symphony Orchestra (since 1979) with which he went on concert tours to Switzerland on 1991 and Hungary (1998). The concert program comprised works by L.Mozart, W.Mozart , J.S.Bach, A.Corelli, A.Vivaldi, A.Ambrosio, L.Boccherini, P.Tchaikovsky, R.Shshedrin, G.Gershwin and others. Sergei Skripka went abroad separately from his orchestra as a conductor (1994 – Aberdin, Scotland; 1998 – Sonderburg, The Kingdom of Denmark ). Programs comprising “The Rock” by S.Rachmaninov, Poulenc’s Concerto for two pianos and symphony orchestra, Symphony ¹7 by S.Prokofiev, Mozart’s Symphony in g-minor and others. Sergei Skripka is a professor at the department of orchestra conducting in the Russian Gnessin Academy of Music. He is a People`s Artist of the Russia. Sergei Skripka speaks freely both German and English which greatly facilitates his work with foreign orchestras.



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