Ravil Enverovich Martynov
Ravil Martynov was born on 16 June 1946, Saint Petersburg
Age at Death
58 years old 9 November 2004, Saint Petersburg
Legal name Ravil Enverovich Martynov
Ravil Martynov is a Russian conductor and music teacher. He was a chief conductor of the St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra and the Rostov Academic Symphony Orchestra, professor of the N. A. Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg State Conservatory and People’s Artist of Russia (awarded in 2000).
He was born in 1946 in Leningrad, studied in the Glinka Choral School and graduated from the Leningrad and Moscow Conservatories. In 1982-1984 Ravil Martynov worked in the famous Saint Petersburg Academic Symphony Orchestra with an outstanding modern conductor Evgeni Mravinsky.
In 1986-2004 Martynov worked as an artistic director and chief conductor of the Saint Petersburg Academic Symphony Orchestra. It was during this period that the then small chamber orchestra has turned into a full-scale symphony orchestra and achieved a high level of technical mastery equal to that of the world’s best symphony orchestras.
Apart from work with the SPASO, Martynov conducted the best symphony orchestras, took part in setting opera and ballet stagings in different countries around the world, and successfully toured across the US, Germany, France, Japan, China, the Scandinavian region and many other countries.