Alexander Veniaminovich Titov- Russian conductor and music teacher.
Alexander Titov born in Leningrad in 1954.
He graduated from the Leningrad Conservatory in three specialties : choral conducting (class of Professor A. Mikhailov), piano (1976), opera and symphony conducting (class of Professor I.Musina, 1981). Winner of the International Competition for Conductors Min-On (II prize, 1988, Tokyo), trained at Tanglewood (USA, 1990). As assistant G.Rozhdestvensky Rostropovich and participated in a number of musical projects (1990 – 1994).
Chief conductor of Saint – Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra from 2007 to 2013
Professor of the St. Petersburg Conservatory. Alexander Titov has been teaching opera and symphony conducting at St. Petersburg Conservatory since 1987.
Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (2005).
Alexander Titov has toured in Japan, the US, Australia, UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Portugal, Finland. He has performed with the London and Scottish orchestras BBC.
He is guest conductor of the orchestra BBC Scotland. Since 2002 – guest conductor of the Bolshoi Theatre, which staged the opera “Queen of Spades” by Tchaikovsky, “The Tsar’s Bride” by Rimsky-Korsakov, “The Love for Three Oranges” by Prokofiev and “Rake’s Progress” by Stravinsky.
A. Titov : Prize “Golden Mask” (2001), the Higher theatrical prize of St. Petersburg “Gold spotlights” (2002), St. Petersburg Prize «Fortissimo» (2003).