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Elizaveta Sushchenko

Cellist and conductor

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Professional activities

  • The Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre
  • Since 2014 – principal cello

  • The Moscow State Art and Cultural University
  • 2003 – 2015. Lecturer in the String Instruments Department

  • The University of Music and Performing Arts (Universitat fur Musik und darstellende Kunst)
  • 2008 – 2010. Assistant to Professor Reinhard Latzko

Education

  • The University of Music and Performing Arts (Universitat fur Musik und darstellende Kunst)
  • 2008–2010. Postgraduate studies in cello, Master of Performing Arts degree with honors

  • The Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory
  • 2003–2007. Honors degree in cello, qualified as Concert Performer, Chamber Ensemble Artist, and Lecturer (class of Professor Natalia Shakhovskaya)

  • The Gnessin Moscow Secondary Specialized Musical School
  • 1993–2003. Honors diploma in cello

Conducting

Professional activities

  • The Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre
  • Since 2014 – conductor

  • The Sats Moscow State Academic Youth Music Theatre
  • 2012 – 2015. Assistant Conductor

Education

  • The Sobinov Saratov State Conservatory
  • 2016–2017. Research assistantship in conducting Candidature for PhD degree in musical arts (under supervision of Professor Sergey Nesterov)

  • The Sobinov Saratov State Conservatory
  • 2014–2015. Honors degree in conducting, qualified as Opera and Symphony Orchestra Conductor (class of Professor Yuri Kochnev)

  • The Gnessin Russian Academy of Music
  • 2010–2014. Opera and Symphony Orchestra Conducting Department (class of Professor Vladimir Fedoseyev)