Lauded for his deeply informed and intelligent artistic leadership, Dima Slobodeniouk is music director of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia and principal conductor of the Lahti Symphony Orchestra. He is a regular guest with orchestras such as the Helsinki Philharmonic and Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestras as well as Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, the London and Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestras and the Orchestre National de France. He has recently made his débuts with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks and the London Symphony Orchestra. Slobodeniouk demonstrates his broad repertoire skill collaborating with today’s composers including Jörg Widmann and Lotta Wennäkoski. For BIS he has conducted internationally acclaimed recordings of music by Sebastian Fagerlund, Kalevi Aho and Rautavaara. A former student at Helsinki’s prestigious Sibelius Academy, Slobodeniouk began his conducting studies in 1994 under the tutelage of Leif Segerstam and Jorma Panula.