Chief Conductor National Symphony Orchestra Uzbekistan
Kapellmeister Deutsche Oper am Rhein
Winner of the Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award 2016.
The remarkable young conductor Aziz Shokhakimov burst on the scene at the age of just 21 by astounding audiences in Bamberg, where he was awarded second prize at the Gustav Mahler International Conducting Competition under the auspices of the Bamberger Symphoniker. He has since accepted invitations to conduct at distinguished international venues.
Following the competition Aziz Shokhakimov made several triumphant debuts with Staatskapelle Dresden, Düsseldorfer Symphoniker, Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart, HR- Sinfonieorchester, Dresdner Philharmoniker, Tonkünstlerorchester Niederösterreich, Orchestra Philharmonique de Strasbourg, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo, London Philharmonic Orchestra; in Italy with Filarmonica del Teatro Comunale di Bologna and Orchestra Filarmonica della Fenice; in Poland with the highly acclaimed Sinfonia Varsovia; in the USA with Orgeon, Pacific and Houston Symphony Orchestras.