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Vasily Petrenko pictured with Lorraine Rogers, Chairman of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic signing his contract to remain at the Phil as Chief Conductor to 2015.
On 2009/10 Vasily Petrenko will conduct the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra in at least 25 concerts in Liverpool, in addition to national and international touring dates with the Orchestra, recordings, special concerts and events.
As the conductor of the Liverpool Phil, Vasily Petrenko has drawn new and younger audiences to classical music.
The Russian maestro has signed a new contract which marks exceptional 9 year commitment to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/
Vasily Petrenko was awarded the Classic FM/Gramophone Young Artist of the Year 2007.
Vasily Petrenko in rehearsals at the Liverpool Phiharmonic Hall.