The Russian Chamber Philharmonic St. Petersburg was founded in 1990 by graduates of the St. Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakoff Conservatory. Their tours with Mstislav Rostropovitch, Igor Oistrakh, Mikis Theodorakis, Nina Corti and Giora Feidman as well as with opera and ballet soloists from the Moscow Bolschoi Theatre and the St. Petersburg Mariinski Opera attracted international interest. They have performed widely at such cities as Paris, Rome, Madrid, Amsterdam, London, Frankfurt, Munich and Leipzig as well as at various festivals.
The Russian Chamber Philharmonic are well known as one of its country's most significant musical ambassadors. They have received consistently positive critical acclaim worldwide, reflecting the talent and consistently high standards of Russian musical education.
They are one of the most sought-after chamber orchestras in Europe due to the exceptional expressiveness and virtuosity of their playing coupled with their unmistakable Russian string sound.
The orchestra regularly collaborates with world class artists such as Mischa Maisky, Sir James Galway, Sergei Nakariakov, Andrei Gavrilov and David Garrett in prestigious concert halls and music festivals.