– Artistic Director and Conductor
of Barcelona Philharmonic Orchestra,
Guest Conductor of Moscow 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 and Vice
President of Russian Music Society (RMS TV, RMS records), 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 UK, Korea, Japan, China, Spain,
Germany, Romania, Russia 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 Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Bernstein,
Mussorgsky, Dvorak, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Borodin, and other
composers with the wonderful orchestras such as London Symphony
Orchestra, Moscow Philharmonic 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
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
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