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He recreates a poetic beauty thanks to the logic of his phrasing, his brilliant strokes, captivating rhythmic alternations, structured and clear approach to form and elegant dynamics.

Mark Kadin’s performances are described as "an enchanting dialogue between the mind and emotions" (, "musical triumph" (BNR News), "like a personal revelation, with a sufficiently restrained emotional discipline which produced an even more engaging awareness” ( 


With a long and distinguished career in Eastern Europe, Mark Kadin was Chief Conductor of the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra until 2023, Music Director of the Krasnoyarsk Symphony Orchestra (2004-2014), Principal Guest Conductor of the Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra (1994-2004) and the Lithuanian National Musical Theatre in Klaipeda (2015-2017), Resident Conductor of the Russian National Orchestra (1997-2004) and the Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra (1999-2003). In August 2023 he was appointed Music Director of the Querétaro Philharmonic Orchestra in Mexico. 





Orquesta Filarmónica de Querétaro

Season Opening Concert


Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2, “Little Russian” 

Alexander Pashkov, piano


Orquesta Filarmónica de Querétaro

HAY Festival


Barber: Adagio for Strings
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings

Marcela Roggeri, piano


Orquesta Filarmónica de Querétaro


Gabriela Ortiz: Kauyumari 
Arturo Márquez: Masks, Four Dances for Harp and Orchestra

Carlos Chávez: Steam Horses Suite
José Pablo Moncayo: Huapango

Baltazar Juarez, harp


JUNE 10, 2024
REVIEW:  "...not just a concert, but a transformative experience." Works by Rachmaninov and Gershwin with OFEQ  
MAY 21, 2024
Beethoven's 9th Symphony with the Querétaro Philharmonic: 15-minute standing ovation at a sold out Teatro Metropolitano
APRIL 16, 2024
"Through the Night" on BBC 3: the BNR Symphony Orchestra & Mark Kadin perform works by Rachmaninov

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 – Mark Kadin, BNR Symphony Orchestra

21 January 2022, Bulgaria Concert Hall 


“He likes to do this type of conceptual, thematic, genre-summarizing concerts, with the aim of intriguing the audience and the orchestra in different ways.”

“It sounded somewhat confessional in the conductor's reading - like a personal revelation, a personal pain, but he maintained a good distance, with a sufficiently restrained emotional discipline which produced an even more engaging awareness.”

Prokofiev Symphony No. 5 - 

“The conductor gave the musicians a lot of freedom. His baton inspired rather than organized and disciplined the players. It produced excellent results in purely orchestral works.”

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