Martynov Ravil Enverovich
Born in 1946 in Leningrad. Graduated from Leningrad and Moskov Conservatories.
In 1982-84 was working in the honoured academic symphony orchestra of Leningrad Philarmony under the leadership of outstanding contemporary conductor E.A. Mravinsky.
Since 1986 Martynov has been working as an artistic director and conductor of Saint-Petersburg State academic symphony orchestra.
During the period of his leadership the small chamber orchestra grew into great symphony orchestra and is on a level with the leading symphony orchestras of the world. Besides Martynov conducts the best symphony orchestras, takes part in staging opera and ballet performances in different countries. Makes tours in the USA, Germany, France, Japan, China, Scandinavian countries, etc.
National artist of Russia, professor of Saint-Petersburg Conservatory.