He is general director and artistic director of the Mariinsky Theatre , chief conductor of the Munich Philharmonic and artistic director of the White Nights Festival in St. He and his siblings were raised in Vladikavkaz in North Ossetia in the Caucasus. He had his first piano lessons in secondary school before going on to study at the Leningrad Conservatory from to His sister, Larissa, is a pianist and director of the Mariinsky's singers' academy.
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The music of Israel is a combination of Jewish and non-Jewish music traditions that have come together over the course of a century to create a distinctive musical culture. For almost years, musicians have sought original stylistic elements that would define the emerging national spirit. Since the s, there has been a flowering of musical diversity, with Israeli rock, folk and jazz musicians creating and performing extensively, both locally and abroad. Many of the world's top classical musicians are Israelis or Israeli expatriates. The works of Israeli classical composers have been performed by leading orchestras worldwide.
After the Tajik Civil War, the family relocated to Moscow. She first dipped her toe in the music business back in Performing under the name the name Ru.