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As Artist-in-Residence at the Mariinsky Theatre during the 2014-15 season, he gave five concerts, including the opening recital of the season. He appears regularly with Valery Gergiev, including performances with the Mariinsky Orchestra at Stockholm’s Baltic Sea Festival, the Konzerthaus Dortmund, and Konzerthaus Vienna, as well as with the Münchner Philharmoniker, and the London Symphony Orchestra. Recent highlights including concerts with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, SWR and NHK symphony orchestras, Singapore Symphony Orchestra with Vladimir Ashkenazy, Orchestre national de Lille, and Orquesta Simfònica de Barcelona. In recent seasons Volodin has made his debuts at the BBC Proms with the London Symphony Orchestra, and with the Swedish Radio, Danish Radio, and BBC Symphony Orchestras, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, and Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI.
Alexei Volodin combines his career as a soloist with appearances as a chamber musician, collaborating with the Borodin Quartet, Casals Quartet, and Sol Gabetta. In recital, he regularly performs at Vienna’s Konzerthaus, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Paris’s Philharmonie, the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Tonhalle Zürich, Madrid’s Auditorio Nacional, Barcelona’s Palau de la Música, and in London’s International Piano Series at the Southbank Centre, and at Wigmore Hall.
Recording for Challenge Classics, Volodin’s most recent disc—solo works of Sergei Rachmaninov—was released in 2013. He has previously recorded a solo disc of Schumann, Ravel, and Scriabin, and his earlier Chopin disc won a Choc de Classica and was awarded five stars by Diapason.