4th July 2017
This summer, Semyon Bychkov returns to the 2017 BBC Proms for two performances with the BBC Symphony Orchestra: on 6 August, he conducts Mussorgsky’s epic Khovanshchina, and at the end of the month on 31 August, music by Taneyev, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky’s Manfred Symphony. Decca are due to release Bychkov’s...
26th June 2017
This Saturday, 1st July, BBC Radio 3’s Music Matters will broadcast Semyon Bychkov’s interview with Tom Service from 12:15pm in which he talked about working with the students of the Royal Academy of Music, his ongoing Tchaikovsky Project, as well as preparing for this year’s BBC Proms. Listen here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08wmz11
30th May 2017
When the conductor Semyon Bychkov was asked to record the complete symphonic works of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky with the Czech Philharmonic for the Decca label, he did not take too long to think it over. The orchestra’s unique sound and the modesty of its players sparked a desire for collaboration in this great expert on Tchaikovsky’s music.
Read the full interview here
2nd May 2017
May sees Maestro Bychkov return to conduct the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra in Mahler and Khachaturian (4-5 May), the Berlin Philharmonic in Shostakovich and Strauss (12-14 May), and the Munich Philharmonic in Berlioz, Mahler and Tchaikovsky including a performance in Italy as part of the Ravenna Festival (26-28 May; 2-3 June)....