about us

The Russian Chamber Philharmonic St. Petersburg was founded in 1990 by graduates of the renowned St. Petersburg State Conservatory and is one of the country's most significant musical ambassadors.

To critical acclaim worldwide, the orchestra reflects the talent and famous standards of its homeland's musical education.  The Russian trademarks of utmost expression, virtuosity and the famous Russian string sound have led to the orchestra's exceptional standards as one of the most sought-after chamber orchestras of Europe.

The orchestra regularly collaborates with world class artists such as Nigel Kennedy, Mischa Maisky, Edita Gruberova, Sir James Galway, David Garrett, Fazil Say, Nikolai Tokarev, Martin Stadtfeld, Sergei Nakariakov, Gabor Boldoczki, Giora Feidman, Lilya Zilberstein, Michael Barenboim and Andrei Gavrilov.

Frequent concerts tours throughout Europe by the Russian Chamber Philharmonic St Petersburg have taken place to great acclaim from both critics and audiences alike. Tours have brought them to major European centres and renowned concert halls including: Berlin Philharmonic Hall, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Teatro Real Madrid, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall Budapest, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Cologne Philharmonic Hall, Bayreuth Opera House, Tivoli Concert Hall Copenhagen and Romanian Athenaeum Bucharest as well as to many well-known international festivals.

The orchestra remains in demand for its studio productions, having received the "Editor's Choice" award from Gramophone Magazine for their latest SONY production.