THE ORCHESTRA OF THE SUMMER BALLET SEASONS
The orchestra of the Summer Ballet Seasons was created in 2002 specially to contribute the work of the project. For these years the orchestra, following the best music traditions, has formed its own style to perform ballet music which is well known among theatre audience and music lovers. Not only experienced musicians – representatives of main schools of mastery in Moscow – are working in the orchestra, there are also young performers, which were graduated from Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory and Gnesin Russian Academy of Music.

The orchestra of the Summer Ballet Seasons has repeatedly participated in tours of Russian ballet companies in USA, China, France, Germany. It was noted in foreign press that "orchestra is not only an accompaniment, but the full member of performance".
CONDUCTORS OF THE ORCHESTRA
Yaroslav Tkalenko
He is an alumni of the post-graduate school of Gnessin Russian Academy of
Music (1998) with a degree in Opera and Symphony Conducting.

In 2000-2006 he was the musical director and conductor of the chamber orchestra of ancient music "Royal Court". He was an intern at the Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theater and conducted the concert programs of the State Symphony Orchestra led by Vladimir Ponkin.

He collaborated with the Mariinsky Theater, the Moscow International house of Music. Since 2002 he is the director of the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Center. He takes part in the Center's tours in Russia and abroad, as well as in international festivals. Since 2013 he is the chief conductor of the Tomsk Academic Symphony Orchestra.

He's been taking part in the Summer Ballet Seasons since 2012.
Arif Dadashev
He graduated from the Moscow Concervatoire with degrees in Choral Conducting and Opera & Sypmhony Conducting. He participated in master classes of Mark Minkowski, working with his orchestra "Musicians in Louvre" in Grenoble (France, 2011).

In 2006 he was an intern conductor at the Moscow theater "Novaya Opera" named after E. V. Kolobov. Since 2009 he served as chief conductor of the Ryazan Regional Musical Theater, from 2011 to 2014 he was the conductor of the St. Petersburg State Theater of Musical Comedy.

He collaborates with the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra led by Pavel Kogan, Academic Symphony Orchestra of the North Caucasus Philarmonic. He is currently a conductor of the Moscow Operetta Theater, an assistant conductor of the Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theater.

Since 2015, a conductor of the Summer Ballet Seasons.
Nikolay Khondzinskiy
Graduate of Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory.

Laureate of Premium of the Government of Moscow (2014), Boris Tchaikovsky Award (2008) and other International and Russian festivals.

Founder, art director and conductor of the Chamber Choir "Russian Conservatory" (2008).

As a guest conductor, he has been working with Mariinsky Theatre Company, St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, Volgograd Academic Symphony Orchestra, The Universal Ballet Company (Seoul, South Korea), State Academic Symphony Orchestra "Evgeny Svetlanov" and other artistic collectives.
Nikolay Vinokurov
Graduated from St. Petersburg State Concervatory of A. Rimsky-Korsakov. Laureate of the contest "Muse of St. Petersburg".

2003-2005 worked at the Tatar Academic opera and ballet theater of M. Dzhalil.

2007-2010 worked at the Academic Symphonic orchestra of the Moscow philarmonic hall. Also worked at the New Opera theater of E. Kolobov.

2012-2016 was a musical director at the Bolshoi symphonic orchestra of Tchaikovsky under the leadership of V. Fedoseyev.