Nikolai Rabinovich

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Nikolai Semyonovich Rabinovich (Russian : Николай Семенович Рабинович) (7 October 1908- 26 July 1972) was a Russian conductor and teacher.

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Rabinovich studied under Nikolai Malko [1] and graduated from the Leningrad Conservatory in 1931, becoming a professor in 1968. [2] He trained a series of notable conductors including Yuri Simonov, Neeme Järvi, Vladislav Chachin, Vitaliy Kutsenko, and Victor Yampolsky. [3]

He was director of the Mikhaylovsky Theatre 1944–1948.


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  1. Current biography yearbook: Volume 54 H.W. Wilson Company - 1993 "My teacher, my musical father, was Nikolai Rabinovich, who had been a pupil of Nikolai Malko, so that made Malko my musical grandfather. I heard him once, when he was eighty, and remember to this day how he conducted Tchaikovsky's Fifth ."
  2. Рабинович, Николай Семёнович
  3. Куценко, Виталий Данилович