Music Director and Conductor of the cappella "Yaroslavia".
His choral conducting has earned him wide acclaim of music professionals, critics, and audiences both at home and abroad.
Mr.Kontarev repertoire includes choral works by composers as diverse as Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Antonio Vivaldi, Johannes Brahms, Cesar Franck, Maurice Durufle, Igor Strawinsky, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Sergey Rachmaninov, Sergey Taneyev, Georgy Sviridov, Rodion Shchedrin...
Hi is a fine interpreter of both classical and contemporary scores, displaying a remarkable ability to reveal the inner spirit of music heperforms.
Critics praise Mr.Kontarev for his refined musical taste (which manifests itself, among other things, in the choice of repertoire), his highly expressive conducting style, and the subtly beautiful singing of choirs under his baton.
Vladimir Kontarev appearances receive extensive coverage in the media; his interpretations are released on major recording labels.