Alexander Polishchuk, Guest Artist

Alexander Polishchuk

Bestowed with the high honor of «Honored Artist of the Russian Federation», conductor Alexander Polishchuk graduated from the Leningrad Conservatory in 1991, following in the footsteps of a historic tradition and a long line of distinguished Pupils of Professor Ilya Musin. Following his graduation, Polishchuk was asked to remain at the conservatory for another two years to assist Professor Musin – an honor given to a highly selected few. A prize-winner at the Sixth All-Union Conductors’ Competition in 1988.

Polishchuk has, since 1990, performed regularly with the legendary Saint Petersburg Philharmonic; conducted numerous performances with Mariinsky Theatre, as well as touring with them internationally; led new production at Royal Opera House in Covent Garden; appeared with the Russian National Orchestra at the «Concert on Red Square» in Moscow.

Alexander Polishchuk regularly collaborates with the Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ekaterinburg, Helikon (Moscow) and the National Opera and Ballet House of Ukraine (Kiev). From 1989 to 1991, Polishchuk was conductor of the Mussorgsky Opera and Ballet Theatre (now the St. Petersburg Mikhailovsky Theatre), touring with them abroad and to Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre.

In 1991, Polishchuk was appointed Principal Conductor of the St. Petersburg Municipal Symphony Orchestra, where he remained for four years. In 1996, Polishchuk became Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the St. Petersburg State city Symphony Orchestra.

In 1998, Alexander Polishchuk was appointed Chief Guest Conductor of the Russian Chamber Orchestra of London, Great Britain.

From 2001 to 2008, Polishchuk served as Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Chamber Orchestra of the Novosibirsk Philharmonic, where he also conducted the Novosibirsk Philharmonic, as well as implemented the Festival Orchestra Project of the Novosibirsk Philharmonic Society for touring abroad.

A much sought-after conductor, Polishchuk has been conductor at the St. Petersburg House of Music from 2008 to the present.

A versatile musician, Alexander Polishchuk’s breadth of repertoire is wide-ranging, whether conducting ballet, operatic or symphonic repertoire. Since 1989 Alexander Polishchuk has toured in the USSR and Russia, Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, Great Britain, France, Japan, Switzerland, Taiwan, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Portugal, Singapore, Hungary, Ukraine and other countries. Alexander Polishchuk has taken part in many Russian and foreign festivals including: «Stars of the White Nights» (St. Petersburg), «Musical Collection» (St. Petersburg), «Musical Kremlin» (Moscow), «Classic and Modern» (Novosibirsk), Christmas Festivals in Novosibirsk; La Roque d’Antheron, «Classical Nights» in Megève, «Music in the Mountains» in Courchevel, «Pablo Casals Festival» in Prades – France; as well as numerous other festivals in Germany, Switzerland etc.

All of the mentioned festivals and events can be of great help if you want to meet intelligent Russian girls for marriage. As you might have heard, these ladies are some of the most beautiful in Eastern Europe, so if you want to have a girlfriend from that area, consider visiting Russian theaters, philharmonics, and exhibitions in Moscow or Saint-Petersburg. Both cities offer a wide range of spectacular events, concerts, music festivals where you can listen to Alexander Polishchuk and get acquainted with local girls.

Tips on Finding Russian Girls for Foreign Travellers 

Below, you can see a few tips that will guarantee your dating success in Russia. Feel free to use them to start dating real Russian women. 

Schedule a trip to Russia

First of all, you need to find time for traveling to Russia and staying there for some time. Do not expect to find your true soulmate there in just a few days: Russian girls want men to conquer them patiently, day-by-day. Rush will not do any good for you, so take your time to schedule your vacation, book your flight tickets and housing, and a program for your visit. 

Choose a few events to attend

Do not limit yourself to just one Alexander Polishchuk’s master class: you can also include circus performances, concerts, exhibitions, conferences, and parties on your list. Yet remember, that the most intelligent ladies from Russia prefer intellectual kinds of fun, that is why you should not spend your nights only in nightclubs. 

Come up to girls you like

If you want to meet Russian Girl in the St. Petersburg Philharmonic but don’t know where to start, we advise you to be sincere and open. Just approach the lady you like with a certain question or remark to start a small talk: if she likes you, your conversation will be light and easy.

Be polite

You might think that it is obvious; however, it’s not like that for a lot of foreigners coming to Russia. There is a stereotype that Russian girls are craving to meet Western men to get married to them, but that is not true: local women are not interested in foreigners that much. Also, Russian girls often face harassment from tourists, so being polite is a must if you want Russian women to not run away from you. 

Be persistent 

Although it may sound contradictory to the previous point, you need to be persistent to make Russian women like you. These girls love when men conquer them and show their interest persistently, so get ready to spoil your potential Russian bride with your attention. 

Be generous

Finally, you have to be ready to take your Russian bride to restaurants, parties, trips, and bring her flowers quite often if you want to draw her attention. Russian brides love being treated like queens.

A great believer in education, he is also a sought-after and revered teacher. Polishchuk has been a professor of conducting at the St. Petersburg Conservatory since 1993, and has also served as Artistic Director of the «Peter the Great Master Class and Workshop in St. Petersburg» for conductors from 1995 to 2002. During the 1998-1999 season, Polishchuk was Guest Professor of Conducting at the Royal Academy College of Music in Stockholm, Sweden. He has also given master classes at universities in Finland, Scotland, Singapore, Portugal, Austria, Sweden, and the USA. Maestro Polishchuk’s pupils have won many international conducting competitions and hold distinguished posts around the world.