Valentine Bogdanov

Born in 1972, in 1989 he graduated from the Leningrad Capella Choir College and in 1995 from the Petrozavodsk State Conservatory (the choir conducting department).In 1996-1998, he held an assistantship at the Moscow State Conservatory (opera and symphonic conducting). 
In 1997-2000, he worked at the Magnitogorsk Opera and Ballet Theatre. 
In 2000-2005, he was Principal Conductor of the Karaganda Music Comedy Theatre and the Symphonic Orchestra of the Karaganda Philharmonic Society. 
Since 2000 he has been Guest Conductor with the Symphonic Orchestra of the Tomsk Philharmonic Society. 
In 2005-2008, he was Principal Conductor of the Astrakhan State Music Theatre. 
Since 2008, he has been Conductor of the St Petersburg Opera Theatre. 

Since 2011 he has been the Conductor of the Mikhailovsky Theatre and the chief Conductor of the Baltic symphony orchesra.