Denis Vlasenko is rapidly emerging as one of the brightest Russian conductors of his generation. He began his education at the Moscow Chorus Academy,folowed by the Moscow State Conservatory, finalizing his studies at the St. Petersburg State Conservatory. In 2005 he was appointed Assistant Conductor to Vladimir Spivakov at the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia. He then worked at the “Novaya Opera” in Moscow. Subsequently he was appointed Permanent Conductor at the “New Russia State Symphony Orchestra” at the invitation of Maestro Yuri Bashmet. Vlasenko is working regularly with many great artists,such as: Anna Netrebko, Yuri Bashmet, Vadim Repin (Red Square performance), Denis Matsuev, Boris Berezovky, Sergey Krylov, Maria Guleghina, Dmitry Korchak, Lucas Debargue and many others. He has been in increasing demand elsewhere in Europe and Asia where engagements include the “Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra”, “Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna”, “Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice Genova”, “Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali di Milano, “Latvian National Symphony Orchestra” and the “Brussels Philharmonic”, "Muenster Symphony". Equally adept in the opera world he became the first Russian conductor to perform at the “Rossini Opera Festival” in Pesaro with “Il viaggio a Reims” . Recent successes include: “Turandot” at the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, “La traviata” at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, “Eugeny Onegin” at the Latvian National Opera in Riga and V Sochi International Festival of Arts (Art.Dir. Yuri Bashmet), successful debut at the prestigious music Festival “Crescendo” (Art.Dir. Denis Matsuev), Spanish debut in Valladolid with “Lucia di Lammermoor”, "Verismo Gala" of the great soprano Maria Guleghina at Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory. In 2014 he made his great company debut with the Japan Opera Foundation of Tokyo conducting “Le Comte Ory” by Rossini. He also recorded music for Opening Ceremony and Closing-Ceremony of the Winter Olimpic Games in Sochi-2014. In 2015 he will return on the podium of the famous Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro to conduct “L`inganno Felice” directed by Graham Vick. In 2016 he is a main conductor of the 4th season of popular Russian TV Show "Great Opera" on channel Kultura and makes his house debut at Bolshoi Theatre with Gala Concerto. In 2017 conducts "La fille du regiment" by Donizetti in Moscow at Elena Obrastsova Festival.