December 28th, 2021 – Khudyev joins the Seattle Symphony at the podium to usher in 2022 in true Golden Age style, with music drawn from the glittering ballrooms of Vienna. Featuring a selection of waltzes, polkas and marches, including music by Mozart, Lehár and Johann Strauss and his family, the concerts bring Seattle Symphony Principal Second […]
April 12th, 2021 – “Join us for a dazzling evening of Schumann, Elgar and more! Members of our exceptional horn section step into the spotlight with Robert Schumann’s Konzertstück for Four Horns. The orchestra follows up with Elgar’s Serenade for Strings under the baton of guest conductor Farkhad Khudyev, winner of the Gold Medal “Beethoven 250” Special […]
Khudyev wins the Gold Medal “Beethoven 250” Special Prize at the 1st International Arthur Nikisch Conducting Competition!
November 5th, 2020 – “We are glad to announce that the Special Prize “Beethoven 250”, consisting of a highly valuable Gold Medal for the best video including a performance of a piece by Ludwig van Beethoven, has been assigned to Farkhad Khudyev! Described by the critics as “magician on the podium” and “the man of […]
December 18th, 2019 – Farkhad Khudyev is invited to work as the Cover Conductor with John Adams and the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The performances will happen on January 18th and 19th, 2020. The program is: WOLFE: Flower Power (World Premiere) ADAMS: Naive and Sentimental Music Los Angeles Philharmonic. Walt […]
Farkhad Khudyev is appointed as the Music Director of the University of Texas Symphony Orchestra at Austin!
May 1st, 2019 – “The Butler School is elated to announce that its search for a Music Director of the University of Texas Symphony Orchestra has come to a successful conclusion. Farkhad Khudyev will be moving to Austin from the California coast, where he has served as Music Director of the Hidden Valley Orchestra Institute and […]
March 10, 2019 – After a very successful debut with the Seattle Symphony in February, Farkhad Khudyev is invited back to conduct six “Link Up” performances with the orchestra. The concerts will happen at Benaroya Hall on March 12th, 13th and 14th, 2019. The repertoire features works by Beethoven, Bizet, Offenbach, Mozart, Chang, Strauss and […]
September 26th, 2018 – Farkhad Khudyev is selected as a finalist for the Music Director position of the Richmond Symphony. There were around 200 applicants around the world and six finalists were chosen to conduct two concerts in Richmond in 2019-20 season. Please find out more in the Richmond Symphony press release: www.richmondsymphony.com/
September 15th, 2018 – Farkhad Khudyev is invited to work with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra as the Cover Conductor for the following 5 concerts: JAN 31-FEB 2 | 2019 JOHN ADAMS CONDUCTS LEILA JOSEFOWICZ VIOLIN EMILY LEVIN HARP JOHN ADAMS Short Ride in a Fast Machine JOHN ADAMS Violin Concerto DEBUSSY Sacred & Profane Dances RESPIGHI […]
June 19th, 2018 – After a very successful debut with China’s Xi’an Symphony Orchestra, Farkhad Khudyev is invited back to conduct a performance with the orchestra and the cello soloist from Germany, Nicholas Altstaedt. (www.nicolas-altstaedt.com) The concert will happen on July 27th, 2019, at the Shaanxi Performing Arts Center in Xi’an, China. The program of the […]
June 20th, 2018 – Farkhad Khudyev became the recipient of the Solti Foundation U.S. 2018 Career Assistance Award. Farkhad is one of the 8 American conductors chosen to receive this prestigious award. Please see the Solti Foundation U.S. website for more information: soltifoundation.us
April 27th, 2018 – As part of the 2018 International Nikolai Malko Conducting Competition, Farkhad worked with the acclaimed Danish National Symphony Orchestra. Enjoy a video sample of Farkhad Khudyev and the Danish National Symphony Orchestra from the competition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i69XtthQnrE&t= (Beethoven. Symphony no.7)
February 18th, 2018 – In 2018-19 Season, Farkhad Khudyev is invited for his conducting debut with the Seattle Symphony. The concert will happen at BENAROYA HALL on February 23rd, 2019. The program is: SUPPE: Light Cavalry Overture PROKOFIEV: Peter and the Wolf (with Magic Circle Mime Company) www.magiccirclemime.com
February 1st, 2018 – Farkhad will be working as the Cover Conductor with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra during February 7th – February 11th, 2018. The two concert programs will include: Preludes and Premier: Sat 2/10/18 8:00pm and Sun 2/11/18 2:00pm LISZT: Les Préludes Adam SCHOENBERG: Orchard in Fog for Violin and Orchestra (World Premiere) [Written and commissioned […]
Farkhad Khudyev is invited to participate at the prestigious 2018 Nikolai Malko International Conducting Competition in Denmark!
January 28th, 2018 – Farkhad Khudyev is invited to participate at the prestigious 2018 Nikolai Malko International Conducting Competition in Copenhagen, Denmark. There were 566 applicants from around the world, and only 24 conductors were chosen to participate in the competition. The event will be hosted by the Danish National Symphony Orchestra during April 20th – April […]
December 1st, 2017 – Farkhad Khudyev is invited to work with the Xi’an Symphony Orchestra as the Guest Conductor in one of the most ancient cities in China, Xi’an. The concert will happen on June 9th, 2018 at the SHAANXI PERFORMING ARTS CENTER. The program of the concert is: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Piano Concerto […]
May 12th, 2017- Farkhad Khudyev is invited to work with the London Philharmonic Orchestra as the Assistant Conductor to Maestro Vladimir Jurowski. The soloists for the concerts are renowned Richard Goode and Jan Vogler. The programs are: September 27th, 2017 Britten – Cello Symphony (Jan Vogler, cello) Silvestrov – Symphony No. 3 Janáček – Taras Bulba […]
March 17, 2017 – On Thursday, March 23rd, Farkhad will perform an eclectic repertoire including his own music with Boris Allakhverdyan (Principal Clarinet of Los Angeles Philharmonic), Emil Khudyev (Associate Principal Clarinet of Seattle Symphony) and Stephen Whale (Australian pianist, Aaron Copland School of Music). The concert will start at 7:30 p.m. at Hidden Valley […]
February 16, 2017 – Farkhad Khudyev makes his debut with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony at the historical Alte Oper Frankfurt Große Saal (Old Frankfurt Opera Grand Hall). “Frankfurter Neue Presse” states: “Farkhad Khudyev came to us romantically with the “Oberon” -Overture Carl Maria von Webers: graceful, very sensitive, with almost magical bright winds. But in just one […]
Farkhad Khudyev wins the 3rd prize at the 2017 International Sir Georg Solti Conducting Competition in Frankfurt, Germany!
February 16, 2017 – The 2017 International Sir Georg Solti Conducting Competition included 300 applicants from 58 countries. Maestro Khudyev won the 3rd prize and conducted the performance with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra at the historical Alte Oper Frankfurt Große Saal (Old Frankfurt Opera Grand Hall). The judges were conductors and educators around the world […]
February 23, 2017 – “Khudyev has dazzled this community in recent years with his leadership, his extraordinary conducting skills and his finesse as a composer. We are fortunate this brilliant young conductor chooses to bring his musical gifts to the young people and audiences on our Central Coast”. http://www.montereyherald.com
December 13, 2016 – While he loves all kinds of music, Khudyev said he feels a special connection with Beethoven. “I feel liberated and refreshed with Beethoven. His music brings you life-it becomes a friend forever. I had to learn that with age.” Khudyev was a prodigy. Clearly this man is a dedicated maestro of talent […]
Farkhad Khudyev conducts a concert with YMM Orchestras and the guest soloist Elizabeth Koch Tiscione (Principal Oboe of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra)
Khudyev, who is charming and charismatic, told me about oboist, Elizabeth Koch Tiscione, from the Atlanta Symphony, who would appear at this concert as soloist for the Mozart Oboe Concerto K314. To say she was a revelation would be understatement. Her playing was flawless and virtuosic. Conductor Khudyev kept everyone well in sync and the orchestra […]
Farkhad Khudyev is invited to participate at the 7th International Conducting Competition Jeunesses Musicales Bucharest
June 29, 2016 – Farkhad Khudyev is invited to participate at the 7th International Conducting Competition Jeunesses Musicales Bucharest. The competition will take place in Bucharest Romania, on August 28th, 2016. For more information, please visit: www.bucharestcompetition.ro/en/
Februrary 20, 2016 – Farkhad Khudyev makes his debut as a Guest Conductor with the Monterey Symphony Orchestra. The highlight of the program is the World Premier of his own composition, The Sounds of Eternity, commissioned by the Monterey Symphony to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Monterey Symphony Orchestra. The program also features distinguished […]
Farkhad Khudyev makes his debut as a Guest Conductor with the Taipei Chinese Orchestra in Taipei, Taiwan.
September 13th, 2015 – Watch this video of Farkhad Khudyev makes his debut as a Guest Conductor with the Taipei Chinese Orchestra in Taipei, Taiwan.
September 13th, 2015 – Farkhad Khudyev wins the Best Interpretation Prize at the First 2015 International Taipei Chinese Orchestra Conducting Competition in Taipei, Taiwan.