IMG Artists is delighted to welcome conductor Andrey Boreyko to its roster for General Management with immediate effect. He will be represented by Beverley Vong from the London office.
Currently in his fourth season as Music and Artistic Director of Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and first season as Resident Conductor of Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano, Andrey Boreyko recently concluded his hugely successful tenure as Music Director of Artis—Naples after 8 seasons.
In addition to his regular commitments with Warsaw Philharmonic and Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano, Andrey Boreyko’s 2022/23 guest engagements include Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Prague Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonisches Staastorchester Hamburg, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (world premiere of Silvestrov’s Symphony 8), Aarhus Symphony at the Rachmaninov Festival, Janáček Philharmonic, amongst others. Previous highlights include tours with Filarmonica della Scalla (to Ljubljana, Rheingau, Gstaad, and Grafenegg festivals), The State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia (to Hamburg, Cologne, Frankfurt and Munich), and performances with the Seoul Philharmonic, Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, Sinfonica Nazionale RAI, Sinfonia Varsovia (with whom he appeared in the Budapest Palace of Arts’ Bridging Europe Festival with Piotr Anderszewski), Salzburg Mozarteum Orchester, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Frankfurt Museumsgesellschaft, and Gürzenich Orchester at the Köln Phiharmonie.
Previously at Artis—Naples, Andrey Boreyko’s inspiring leadership raised the artistic standard of the Artis-Naples Philharmonic. With a passion for exploring connections between art forms through interdisciplinary thematic programming, his numerous significant projects include pairing Ballet Russes-inspired contemporary visual artworks of Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave with performances of Stravinsky’s Pulcinella and The Firebird. With a high level of guest engagements across the US and Canada, his performances from recent seasons include Cleveland Orchestra, San Francisco, Seattle, New Jersey, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Minnesota, Toronto Symphony orchestras, and NAC Ottawa. He has also conducted the New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, and Boston Symphony at Tanglewood.
A prolific conductor of the greatest symphonic repertoire, and a passionate advocate of both new and lesser-known works, Andrey Boreyko conducted the world premiere of Victoria Borisova Ollas’s Symphony 2 (commissioned by Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra), Valentin Silvestrov’s haunting Requiem for Larissa with the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin and the RIAS Kammerchor, Jan Novak’s cantata Dido with the Prague Symphony Orchestra at the 2018 Prague Spring Festival, and Stravinsky’s recently discovered Funeral Song with Cincinnati Symphony.
Andrey Boreyko’s extensive discography includes four albums with the Warsaw Philharmonic. Their most recent release in June 2022 paired André Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto “Classico” with Kanceli’s Libera Me, and their fourth album, featuring Pendercki’s Piano Concerto and Symphony 2, will be released later this autumn. Previously, Boreyko recorded Górecki’s Symphony 4 with London Philharmonic Orchestra on Nonesuch (conducting bot the with world premiere with LPO and the US premiere with LA Philharmonic), Victoria Borisova Ollas’s Angelus and Creation of the Hymn with Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra on BIS, Tchaikovsky’s Manfred Symphony with the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker, and Lutosławski’s Chain 2 with the Los Angeles Philharmonic for Yarling Records. As Principal Guest Conductor of Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, he recorded Arvo Pärt’s Lamentate and Valentin Silvestrov’s Symphony No. 6 (both for ECM records), as well as the premiere recording of his original version of Suite from Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk and Shostakovich symphonies No. 1, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 and 15 on Hänssler Classics.
“Andrey and I have always enjoyed working together in the past, so it is really wonderful to re-connect with him and continue developing our work together.” – Beverley Vong.
Photo credit: Richard de Stoutz