Conductor Vladimir Lande is the Principal Guest Conductor of the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra (Russia). He is a guest conductor of the National Gallery Orchestra in Washington D.C.; Music Director of the COSMIC Symphony Orchestra, the Washington Soloists Chamber Orchestra in Washington D.C., and Johns Hopkins University Chamber Orchestra. He regularly appears as Conductor with the famous Donetsk Ballet Company in Europe and the United States.
In the summer of 2004, Maestro Lande was invited to conduct the opening concert of the internationally renowned White Nights Festival including a performance in the Grand Philharmonic Hall in St. Petersburg, Russia. In 2006, Vladimir Lande made his conducting debut with the Baltimore Opera Orchestra.
In 2008, Maestro Lande debuted with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra (Oklahoma) and made his debut with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in December, 2010. In September 2008, Vladimir Lande led the National Gallery Chamber Orchestra in an American-wide Tour. His subsequent conducting appearances with the National Gallery Orchestra included concerts on April 18th, 2009 and May 31st, 2009.
In the fall of 2009, Vladimir Lande debuted as the Music Director and Conductor of the Contemporary American Music Festival in Washington, D.C. Maestro Lande led the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra through their summer 2009 and 2010 seasons, following earlier concerts and a Compact Disc Recording in December 2008. He recorded six more Compact Discs in June and July (2010) with the St. Petersburg Symphony (two of them for Naxos). Recordings include several Contemporary American pieces, Tchaikovskys Symphony No. 5, and music by Shostakovich.
In 2010-2011 seasons, Vladimir Lande is scheduled to perform with the Donetsk Ballet Company in the United States. He will also return to record and conduct performances with the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra. Vladimir Lande's recent Compact Discs with the St Petersburg Symphony were released in 2007 and 2008 under the Arabesque Label (Contemporary American Music) and Kleos (featuring renowned Saxophonist, Gary Louie as a soloist) to great critical acclaim.
In the fall of 2010, Vladimir Lande has recorded a large cycle of instrumental concerti with the St. Petersburg Symphony and world-renown soloist Eugene Ugorski.
In October of 2011, Maestro Lande will lead the St. Petersburg Symphony on their tour of the United States (including a performance at Alice Tully Hall), Mexico (including Servantino Festivale ), and South America (including Teatro Colon Buenos Aires). In the winter of 2011, he is scheduled to release five more compact discs with the St. Petersburg Symphony.
His recent Compact Disc Music of Respighi and Castelnuovo-Tedesco with the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra was released in September 2009 on the Marquis Label.
Maestro Lande's recent tours have taken him to New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom (including a performance in Cathedral St. Martin's in the Field, London), Italy, Russia, and most of the United States.
In addition to his busy conducting schedule, Maestro Lande has maintained a successful solo and chamber music career as an oboist. He is a member of the renowned Poulenc Trio.