Roman Reznik Conductor


Principal conductor and founder of the Chamber Orchestra Camerata Ostrogothia  (Sweden)

Reznik has gained international renown as one of the most exciting emerging Ukrainian conductors of today.

Roman Reznik is a prizewinner of several international conducting competitions such as the” Wiener Schule”conducting competition in Vienna’s Musikverein and the BMI International Conducting Competition in Bucharest

In August 2020, Reznik was the sole conductor from the LEAD! Foundation Conducting Academy selected to share the podium with eminent Finnish conductors Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Sakari Oramo, Dalia Stasevska and Klaus Mäkelä. The concert, streamed live worldwide, marked the 90th birthday of illustrious conducting teacher, Jorma Panula, at the Fiskars Summer Festival, Finland .

In 2021, Reznik was invited by Maestro Jukka-Pekka Saraste to join the roster of the newly founded conductor`s agency LEAD! Artists Finland.


Reznik made his international conducting debut with the Szczecin Philharmonic Orchestra at the Choriner Music Summer Festival in Germany in 2018. He was immediately reinvited to conduct the orchestra in Szczecin in the following year, to high public and critical acclaim. Since then, he has been increasingly in demand, excelling in Romantic and contemporary repertoire, to which he feels a particular dedication.

During 2018 and 2019, he was invited by Rune Bergmann to conduct the Norwegian Festival Orchestra at the Fjord Cadenza festival in Norway, comprised of musicians from major international orchestras such as Staatskapelle Dresden and the Helsinki, Calgary and Oslo Philharmonic orchestras.

Reznik`s conducting résumé includes a number of leading orchestras in Europe, including Royal Danish Opera Orchestra, Finnish Chamber Orchestra,Norrköping Symphony Orchestra,Dalasinfoniettan, I Cameristi del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Kharkiv Philharmonic Orchestra, St.Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Dohnanyi Orchestra, Athens Philharmonia, Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra Ostrava.

During the season 2021-2022 Reznik made successful debuts with Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra and the Norwegian Wind Ensemble.

Reznik is the founder  and  principal conductor of Camerata Ostrogothia, a chamber orchestra consisting of members from leading swedish orchestras such as Gothenburg National Symphony  Orchestra, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Swedish Chamber Orchestra and others .Camerata Ostrogothia is dedicated to music of the Classical and Romantic period .Each concert of Camerata Ostrogothia focuses on a different aspect of the modern world, which is why the orchestra regularly performs a number of charity concerts, including a concert that helped raise money for clean water equipment in Africa  and a concert in support of Ukrainian refugees.

Reznik has collaborated with soloists such as Valery Sokolov, Johan Dalene, Pekka Kuusisto and Catherine Michel.

Reznik brought a lot of attention both in Sweden and abroad after rediscovering a forgotten Bohemian-Swedish composer from the romantic era , Antoine Edvard Pratte 1796-1875.

In 2022 Reznik performed Pratte`s overture “Le Nord”  for the first time since 150 years with Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra ,receiving great acclaims and waking interest amongst other nordic orchestras.

Reznik`s 2022/23 season highlights include debut with Dalasinfoniettan (Sweden) where he will conduct the Swedish premiere of a newly rediscovered symphony by Ukrainian classical-era composer Maxim Berezovsky,  as well as innovative projects with his orchestra Camerata Ostrogothia.

Highlights of the 23/24 season will be concerts with NORRKÖPING SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA as well as the debut with MIHAIL JORA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA OF BACĂU ROMANIA.

Roman Reznik studied conducting and has been mentored by personalities such as Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Jorma Panula,Esa-Pekka Salonen.

Born in the Ukraine, Reznik started his musical training at the age of seven. He was only 16 years old when he was admitted to the prestigious Vienna Academy of Music, where he studied with the legendary bassoon professor Milan Turkovic

Besides his conducting activities, he enjoys an successful international career as a soloist, chamber musician, and has been solo bassoonist with Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra for 12 years.