Credit: Tuukka Järventausta
Credit: Tuukka Järventausta

Hazard Chase is delighted to announce General Management of Finnish conductor Ville Matvejeff.

Born 1986, Matvejeff is already well-known as an exceptionally wide-ranging musician enjoying success as conductor, composer and pianist. He has firmly established himself in Finland appearing with most orchestras there and has recently been appointed Chief Conductor of the Jyväskylä Sinfonia.

Matvejeff is also Founder and Artistic Director of New Generation Opera whose cutting edge production of Don Giovanni was highly acclaimed at the Helsinki Festival. He has held positions at the Malmö Opera and the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm as well as working as assistant with conductors such as Esa-Pekka Salonen and Leif Segerstam.

An all round musician, as pianist he has recently been performing in duo recital partnership with soprano Karita Mattila; as composer he has received commissions from the Finnish Chamber Orchestra and the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra amongst others and, with his background also as a singer, he has composed many choral works.

For his full biography click here