Vladimir Ovodok



Vladimir Ovodok graduated from Belarusian State Academy of Music in 2009. There he studied piano with Professor Ludmila Schelomenzeva and conducting with Gennady Provatorov and Vyachaslav Volich. He also completed his PhD studies there. He participated in international master classes with professors Zoltán Peskó, Colin Metters, Yuri Simonov, was taking professional advices from Vassily Sinaisky, completed special training course in Saint Petersburg State Conservatory with Professor Alexander Alekseev.

In 2015 Vladimir Ovodok was a student and assistant of Maestro Riccardo Muti during the production of Verdi’s Falstaff at the Italian Opera Academy (Ravenna, Italy). In 2017 he was the musical director of the Ravenna Festival (Italy), where, in collaboration with the director Cristina Mazzavilani Muti, he staged Puccini’s Tosca, Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana. In 2019 within this festival he conducted Bizet’s Carmen.

Currently, he holds the position of conductor at the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus and Symphony Orchestra of the National Television and Radio Company of Belarus. He also teaches at the Belarusian State Academy of Music.