Boian Videnoff

Boian Videnoff


The artistic director and founder of the Mannheimer Philharmoniker is one of the fastest rising young conductors in Europe. With his visionary performance projects and new concert formats he has won international acclaim, regularly collaborating with soloists such as Martha Argerich, Igor Levit, Sonya Yoncheva, and Mischa Maisky.

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In the 2023/24 season Mr Videnoff and his Mannheimer Philharmoniker will be performing with Sonya Yoncheva and Freddie de Tommaso, Martha Argerich,Kyril Zlotnikov, and Gautier Capuçon among others. In opera, recent and upcoming conducting engagements include Turandot at Opéra de Dijon and La Traviata at Sofia National Opera.

Boian Videnoff is the principal conductor of the Mannheimer Philharmoniker, whose artistic profile he has continuously formed since he founded the orchestra in 2010. He has led the young ensemble on concert tours and guest performances to China, Russia, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Germany, and Switzerland and collaborated with renown soloists such as Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky, Sonya Yoncheva, Sergei Babayan, Lars Vogt, Johannes Moser, Julian Steckel, Sergei Nakariakov, and Igor Levit. He has appeared in important venues such as the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Philharmonie im Gasteig Munich, Herkulessaal in Munich, Philharmonie in Cologne, Philharmonie Luxembourg, the Auditorio Nacional in Madrid, the Queen Elizabeth Hall in Antwerp, the Auditorium La Verdi in Milan, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Stadt Casino Basel, Meistersingerhalle Nuremberg, and the Bulgaria Concert Hall Sofia.

As a guest conductor he has worked with orchestras such as the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, WDR Radio Orchestra Cologne, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, Israel Camerata Jerusalem, the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano, Kremerata Baltica, Frankfurt Opera Orchestra, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Augsburg Philharmonic, Orchestre de Chambre du Luxembourg, Basel Sinfonietta, and the George Enescu Philharmonic Bucharest.

Boian Videnoff is passionate about promoting classical music to broad audiences. With the Mannheimer Philharmoniker he has created a series of educational concerts for children and open rehearsals for families. He has also been responsible for the conception and development of HomeSymphony®, a platform for live concert broadcasts on the internet and the realisation of a video screen enhanced concert series at the Rosengarten in Mannheim. He is also a co-founder and co-CEO of Enote, the world's largest and most comprehensive sheet music digitization project in history, fully powered by artificial intelligence.

Boian Videnoff was born into a musical family. He grew up in Italy and Germany, where he received his musical education on the violin, piano, oboe and singing, before studying conducting with Jorma Panula and Gianluigi Gelmetti.


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