Arsenty Tkachenko

Arsenty Tkachenko, born in Moscow in 1991, graduated from the M. M. Ippolitov-Ivanov State Musical Pedagogical Institute in 2017, majoring in opera and symphony direction (class of Professor Vladimir Ponkin). An award-winner of the 3rd All-Russian Ilya Musin Open Competition for Young Conductors (2012).
In 2013 he made his debut at the 25th Edition of the Moscow International Festival of Contemporary Music “Moscow Autumn” (Ephraim Podgaits' Psalms of Tsar David).
Since 2015 he has been conductor of the Moscow Musical Theater where in 2016 he produced and conducted the premiere of Eduard Artemyev's Crime and Punishment (director Andrei Konchalovsky).
In 2015–2018 - conductor of the S.T. Richter Youth Symphony Orchestra in Kaluga. In 2018–2020 - conductor of the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra (artistic director - Ivan Rudin).
In December 2018, Arsenty Tkachenko made his international debut on the podium of one of the top music collectives in Hungary - the MÁV Symphony Orchestra (MÁV Szimfonikus Zenekar, Budapest) in the historical hall of the F. Liszt Academy of Music.
As a guest conductor he has worked with the Moscow Youth Chamber Orchestra, the Radio Orpheus Symphony Orchestra, the Instrumental Capella of the Moscow Regional Philharmonic Society, the Kostroma Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, the Hermitage Soloists Ensemble, the Kuban Symphony Orchestra, the Voronezh Academic Symphony Orchestra, the Karelian State Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, the Russian National Youth Symphony Orchestra. He has collaborated with famous musicians such as Alexander Ghindin, Boris Berezovsky, Dmitry Masleev, Alexey Melnikov, Konstantin Emelyanov, Ivan Bessonov, Polina Osetinskaya and others.
Since the 2017/18 season, he had been a member of the conductor-training group of the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, becoming a full-time conductor of the NPR in the 2019/20 season.