Artur Naziullin

Director General of the National Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Bashkortostan

Artur Naziullin is a People’s Artist of the Republic of Bashkortostan, soloist of the programs of the Moscow State Academic Philharmonic, winner of the Shaikhzada Babich State Republican Youth Award, winner of the Salavat Yulaev State Prize, Director General of the National Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Bashkortostan, Director of the Vladimir Spivakov Charitable Foundation in the Republic of Bashkortostan. 

According to the results of independent statistics of the International Association of Clarinetists, he is included into the list of the top ten clarinetists of the new generation. Artur Naziullin is a participant in the programs of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation «All-Russian Philharmonic Seasons», «Stars of the XXI Century», holder of grants from the President of the Russian Federation and the Head of the Republic of Bashkortostan, the Medal «For Faith and Good» of the Kemerovo region, the honorary badge of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, the Gratitude of the Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation V.I. Matvienko, Certificate of Honor of the Government of the Republic of Bashkortostan. He began studying music at the secondary specialized music school at the Ufa State Institute of Arts named after Z. Ismagilov. 

In 2002 he moved to the secondary specialized music school at the N.G. Zhiganov Kazan State Conservatory. He completed the full course of studying at the Academic Music College at the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory and graduated from the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory in the class of Professor, People’s Artist of the Russian Federation R.O. Bagdasaryan. He took an internship course at the Higher School of Music in Lubeck, Germany (the class of Professor Sabine Meyer), Reiner Wehle and the Higher School of Music «HannsEisler» in Berlin (the class of Prof. Diethlem Kuhn). Artur Naziullin is one of the most sought-after clarinetists in Russia. 

He has performed with the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia «Evgeny Svetlanov», the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, the State Chamber Orchestra «Moscow Virtuosi», the National Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Bashkortostan, the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra, the State Borodin Quartet, Stuttgarter Philharmoniker, Konzerthausorchester Berlin (Germany), Victoria symphony (Canada), Sinfonietta de Lisboa (Portugal), Antalya State Symphony Orchestra (Turkey), Montreal Symphony Orchestra (Canada). He has close artistic contacts with eminent musicians and conductors including: Vladimir Spivakov, Denis Matsuev, Maxim Dunaevsky, Pinchas Zukerman, Alexander Sladkovsky, Ekaterina Mechetina, Pavel Nersesian, Nana Yashvili, Tabea Zimmerman, Sergey Krylov and many others. Artur Naziullin’s master-classes have been presented at the Swedish International Duo Competition in Sweden, the Young Clarinet Competition in the USA and on concert tours in Canada, Switzerland, Germany, Italy and Russia. Artur Naziullin is an ambassador for the BuffetCrampon musical instruments brand (France) in the Russian Federation. Since November 2018 Artur Naziullin has been heading the National Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Bashkortostan.