The Musical America Awards took place on 4 December for which Semyon Bychkov was named Conductor of the Year. His segment of the Awards video starts from 36 minutes and 26 seconds in.
In autumn 2022, Semyon Bychkov conducted the Czech Philharmonic on their second European tour of the year travelling to Paris, Luxembourg, Brussels, Hamburg, Cologne, Munich and Essen.
Prior to the opening of the Czech Philharmonic’s 127th season, Chief Executive David Mareček announced that Semyon Bychkov had signed a new contract with the Orchestra, extending his contract as Chief Conductor and Music Director until 2028.
Watch Semyon Bychkov talk about his and the Czech Philharmonic’s chosen programme for the launch of the Orchestra’s 127th season on 28 September.
Watch Semyon Bychkov’s Honorary Doctorate speech from the Royal Academy of Music at the ceremony which took place on Tuesday 12 July.
Watch the Royal Academy of Music Student Orchestra in rehearsal with Semyon Bychkov as they prepared for their performance of Mahler’s Third Symphony in July as part of their bicentenerary celebrations
Semyon Bychkov, Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Czech Philharmonic, inaugurates a new relationship with PENTATONE with the first release in a new Mahler symphonic cycle: Symphony No. 4 in G major.
Watch Semyon Bychkov in conversation with General Manager Robert Hanč about what the Czech Philharmonic have in store for its audiences during their new season.
The Czech Philharmonic with Semyon Bychkov embarked on its first tour since the pandemic in March 2022. They toured to Berlin, Hamburg, Essen with two final concerts at London’s Barbican Centre.
In April 2022, Semyon Bychkov was heard in Rome conducting the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in music by Shostakovich and Brahms. He also appeared during his stay on RAI 1 to talk about his position on the Ukraine crisis.
Watch Semyon Bychkov conduct the Oslo Philharmonic in Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition (video part 1/5) recorded in January 2022
The Czech Philharmonic launched its 126th season with the Leningrad Symphony by Shostakovich. Chief Conductor and Music Director Semyon Bychkov, who was born in Leningrad, talks about both the piece’s historic and personal significance to him.
Watch Semyon Bychkov in conversation with General Manager Robert Hanč about the Czech Philharmonic’s 126th season.
Semyon Bychkov rehearses Mahler’s Second Symphony ‘Resurrection’ with the Orchestre de Paris in September 2021
Recorded by Studio Rudolfinum on 4th February 2021 in an empty Dvořák Hall, watch Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic play Mendelosshn’s Third ‘Scottish’ Symphony.
Vienna was the last tour for Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic in 2020 and it also became their first foreign destination in 2021 performing at Vienna’s Konzerthaus.
Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’ Symphony is about finding a way to light – Semyon Bychkov conducted the Czech Philharmonic on Thursday 25 March in a concert dedicated to medical professionals.
‘There are only highlights’ in Smetana’s ‘Má vlast’. At the end of January, Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic recorded this iconic work in Prague.
Semyon Bychkov reflects on the Czech Philharmonic’s former Chief Conductor Václav Neumann at the time of the Orchestra’s 125th season launch.
On 23 September, Semyon Bychkov and Czech Philharmonic launch the Orchestra’s 125th season with music by Shostakovich and Dvořák.
Semyon Bychkov invites you to join him and the Czech Philharmonic celebrate the reopening of culture in the Czech Republic on 24 June 2020.
Watch the Czech Philharmonic’s 125th Season Announcement video with a special message recorded by Semyon Bychkov from his home in France.
Semyon Bychkov & Czech Philharmonic: Final video diary taken at the Bunkyo Civic Hall in Tokyo from the Far East Tour in October 2019
Watch the video diary from Taipei taken during the Czech Philharmonic and Semyon Bychkov’s Far East Tour which began in Taiwan in October 2019
Semyon Bychkov spoke with Bing and Dennis from Classic Talk whilst he was in New York in April 2019. In Part 2, he talks about his Tchaikovsky Project with the Czech Philharmonic including a boxset release and residencies in autumn 2019
Semyon Bychkov spoke with Bing and Dennis from Classic Talk whilst he was in New York in April 2019. In Part 1, he discusses his formative years and how he became a conductor
Into the Unknown: Part 7 of the Czech Philharmonic’s autumn 2018 inaugural tour video diary – two performances took place in the Segerstrom Hall in Costa Mesa
From the New World: Part 6 of the Czech Philharmonic’s autumn 2018 inaugural tour video diary – Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 is played for the audiences in Chicago
A Day in the Life: Part 5 of the Czech Philharmonic’s autumn 2018 inaugural tour video diary – the team travel to the Wharton Center for Performing Arts in East Lansing, Michigan
One for the Road: Part 4 of the Czech Philharmonic’s autumn 2018 inaugural tour video diary with Semyon Bychkov – next stop: Washington’s John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
New York New York: Part 3 of the Czech Philharmonic’s autumn 2018 inaugural tour video diary with Semyon Bychkov – second stop: New York’s Carnegie Hall and a special anniversary evening at the Bohemian National Hall
Before the Storm: Part 2 of the Czech Philharmonic’s autumn 2018 inaugural tour video diary with Semyon Bychkov – first stop: London’s Royal Academy of Music
London Calling: Part 1 of the Czech Philharmonic’s autumn 2018 inaugural tour video diary with Semyon Bychkov – the performance at the Royal Academy of Music on 24 October 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of Czechoslovak independence
Semyon Bychkov invites us on his inaugural tour to London, across the USA and Vienna as the Czech Philharmonic’s new Chief Conductor and Music Director (October-November 2018)
Chief Conductor designate Semyon Bychkov returns to the Czech Philharmonic to conduct concerts from 28 February-2 March 2018 featuring works by Dvořák and Tchaikovsky
Semyon Bychkov’s welcome message following his appointment as the Czech Philharmonic’s new Chief Conductor and Music Director in October 2017
Semyon Bychkov introduces Beloved Friend — Tchaikovsky and His World: A Philharmonic Festival taking place between January-February 2017 with the New York Philharmonic
Semyon Bychkov launches his Beloved Friend: Tchaikovsky Project with the Czech Philharmonic, BBC Symphony Orchestra and New York Philharmonic
Semyon Bychkov and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden’s Director of Opera Kasper Holten explore Mozart and Da Ponte’s opera Così fan tutte
Ahead of his January 2016 subscription concerts with the Czech Philharmonic, Semyon Bychkov introduces Tchaikovsky’s Third Symphony
Semyon Bychkov discusses the role of the opera conductor, speaking at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden ahead of performances of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin
Semyon Bychkov discusses his approach to the characters of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin ahead of performances at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Semyon Bychkov speaks of his upcoming Tchaikovsky Project recording cycle with the Czech Philharmonic for Decca Classics
Semyon Bychkov conducts Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op. 43 with the WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln and Kirill Gerstein
For the opening concert of the 2011 Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Semyon Bychkov conducted the NDR Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 – video courtesy of Musik- und Kongresshalle Lübeck
Semyon Bychkov conducts Daniil Trifonov in Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Semyon Bychkov conducts Kirill Gerstein in Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 (third movement) with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra – video courtesy of Accentus Music
14 December 2014 – The Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra concert conducted by Semyon Bychkov was the first in the “Great Conductors at the Bolshoi” series
Semyon Bychkov talks about Strauss’ Eine Alpensinfonie – video courtesy of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, 2014
Semyon Bychkov conducts the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain in Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique
Semyon Bychkov conducts the WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln in Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring (excerpts)
Semyon Bychkov in conversation with the Berliner Philharmoniker’s Sarah Willis on Berio’s ‘Rendering’ and Walton’s Symphony No. 1