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Alexander Nikolayevich Lazarev (Russian: Алекса́ндр Никола́евич Ла́зарев; born 5 July 1945, Moscow, Soviet Union) is a Russian conductor. He studied at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory, and later at the Moscow Conservatory with Leo Ginsbourg. In 1971, he was the first prize winner in a national conducting competition in the USSR. In 1972, he won a first prize and gold medal in the Karajan conducting competition in Berlin.

From 1987-1995, Lazarev was both chief conductor and artistic director of the Bolshoi Theatre, the first person in over thirty years to hold both positions simultaneously. From 1992-1995, he was principal guest conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra. In 1994, Lazarev became principal guest conductor of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO). From 1997-2005, served as principal conductor of the RSNO, and is now its conductor emeritus. Lazarev was the chief conductor of Japan Philharmonic Orchestra from 2009 September.

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Discography

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YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1988The GamblerS. Prokofiev; Orchestra, A. Lazarev1

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1983Denisov / Schnittke / Gubaidulina / MansurianDenisov, Schnittke, Gubaidulina, Mansurian; Soloists of the Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre, Alexander Lazarev2
1987Carmen SuiteBizet, Shchedrin; Moscow Virtuosi, Spivakov, Bolshoi Soloists, Lazarev1
1993Ballet SuitesTchaikovski; Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Lazarev1
1994Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 / Scriabin: Piano ConcertoTchaikovsky, Scriabin; Nikolai Demidenko, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Lazarev2
1994The Romantic Piano Concerto, Volume 8: Piano Concerto no. 1 in C minor / Piano Quintet in C majorNikolai Medtner; BBC Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Lazarev, Dmitri Alexeev, New Budapest Quartet1
1994Capriccio Espagnol / Russian Easter Festival Overture / The Tsar's Bride Overture / May Night Overture / The Golden Cockerel SuiteRimksy-Korsakov; Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Lazarev1
1994Gayaneh/Masquerade/SpartacusKhachaturian; Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Lazarev1
1995Stravinsky: L'Histoire du soldatStravinsky / Soloists Ensemble of the Bolshoi Theatre, Alexander Lazarev1
1996Piano Concerto no. 2 / Piano Concerto no. 3Prokofiev; Nikolai Demidenko, London Philharmonic, Alexander Lazarev2
1998Piano Concertos nos 1, 4 & 5Serge Prokofiev; Nikolai Demidenko, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Lazarev1
1998Betrothal in a MonasteryСергей Сергеевич Прокофьев; Bolshoi Theater Chorus, Alexander Lazarev1
2003Suite from The Nutcracker / Capriccio Italien / Waltz & Polonaise from Eugene OneginTchaikovsky; Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Lazarev1
2005Symphony no. 11Dmitri Shostakovich; Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Alexander Lazarev1
2015Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor, op. 8Richard Strauss; Alexander Lazarev, Moscow RTV Large Symphony Orchestra, Valentin Zhuk1
Piano Concerto no. 3Sergei Rachmaninov; USSR Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Lazarev, Andrei Gavrilov3
Scheherazade / Capriccio EspagnolNikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Lazarev1
The Lady with a LapdogRodion Shchedrin; Alexander Lazarev1

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
Richard Strauss: Violin Concerto in D minor / Béla Bartók: Violin Concerto no. 2Richard Strauss, Béla Bartók; Valentin Zhuk, USSR TV and Radio Large Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Lazarev, Igor Oistrakh, Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky1

Album + Live

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1990Piano ConcertosTchaikovsky, Prokofiev; Terence Judd, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Lazarev1
2015Symphony no. 11 "The Year 1905"Shostakovich; Alexander Lazarev, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra1
2016Symphony no. 7 "Leningrad"Shostakovich; Alexander Lazarev, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra1
2017Symphonies no. 6 & no. 9Shostakovich; Alexander Lazarev, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra1
2019Symphonies no. 12 "The Year of 1917" & no. 15Shostakovich; Alexander Lazarev, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra1

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