Yuri Botnari

European Conductor Yuri Botnari – Artistic Director and Conductor of European Symphony Orchestra (also known as Barcelona Philharmonic Orchestra),
Guest Conductor of George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, Romanian Radio National Orchestra, Banat Philharmonic, Moravia Philharmonic Orchestra.

Maestro Botnari is the Honored Artist of Moldova, President of Royal Music Society International foundation , voting member of Grammy Awards, member of League of American Orchestras, member of British Musician Union.

Yuri Botnari performs with the leading orchestras around the world in countries such as United Kingdom, South Korea, Japan, China, Spain, Germany, Romania, and many others and for many years, collaborates with the IMG Artists wonderful soloists.

Maestro Botnari has recorded numerous CDs and DVDs of classical masterpieces by Mozart, Schubert, Rachmaninov, Bernstein, Mussorgsky, Dvorak, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Borodin, and other composers with the wonderful orchestras such as London Symphony Orchestra, Barcelona Philharmonic Orchestra, George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, Leningrad State Concert Orchestra, Romanian Radio National Orchestra and more and is distributed worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment.

Yuri Botnari is a member of the League of American Orchestras since 2001. In 2005 Yuri was selected as a Great Mind of the 21st Century by the American Biographical Institute and was awarded George Enescu Gold Medal for Symphony Conducting by the Romanian Government.

In June 2005 he was listed in the Worldwide Honors List of International Biographical Centre (Cambridge, England) for outstanding contribution to Symphony Conducting.

Since 2010 Yuri Botnari is a member of British Musician Union. In 2010 Maestro Botnari was awarded Stefan Cel Mare Gold Medal in Moldova.

In 2013 Maestro Botnari was awarded the Honorable Award “Maestro of Culture” from the Government of Moldova.

In 2012 Yuri Botnari with a group of devotees founded Royal Music Society Foundation.

Maestro Botnari has received his PhD in conducting from the Moscow State Conservatory by Tchaikovsky where he studied with Professor Yuri Simonov and Professor Gennady Rozhdestvensky. Yuri Botnari also holds a Master Degree from Leningrad State Conservatory with Professor
Ilia Mussin.


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