Born in 1974. Graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory as choirmaster in 1998, as symphony conductor in 2000, continued his training as symphony conductor at the Moscow Conservatory post-graduate course. While still a fourth-year student, Pavel Klinichev joined the Bolshoi Young Artist Program and in 2001, became the Bolshoi staff conductor.
His repertoire includes:
Operas Eugene Onegin, Iolanta, The Fiery Angel, Nabucco, Adriana couvreur, Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden, The Golden Cockerel and Mozart and Salieri, Dargomyzhsky’s Rusalka, Tosca, La Bohème, I Pagliacci; Ballets Romeo and Juliet, The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Spartacus, A Legend of Love, Don Quixote, Giselle, Agon, The Bolt and The Bright Stream on Schostakovich’s music and others. Musical director of Marice Jarre’s Notre dame de Paris (choreography by Roland Petit, 2003) and Shostakovich’s The Golden Age (choreography by Yury Grigorovich, 2006).
In February-April 2001, Pavel Klinichev appeared with the Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra in the United States. He performed with the Bolshoi Orchestra and Ballet at The Kennedy Center, Washington, (2003), Covent Garden, London (2004, 2005), Metropolitan Opera (2005), etc.
Pavel Klinichev appeared with The Festival Orchestra of the West (California, USA), Santa Cecilia Conservatory Orchestra, Taipei Symphony Orchestra, St. Petersburg, Saratov and Rostov-on-Don Academic Symphony Orchestras with different symphony programs.
He also conducted a number of gala concerts, Michail Glinka International Vocal Contest (2004), Elena Obraztsova International Vocal Contest (2005, 2006). As Music Director, Maestro Klinichev did La Fille Mal Gardee (2003) and The Sleeping Beauty (2004) at The Korean National Ballet productions. Maestro regularly cooperates with the Universal Ballet Company (Korea).
Since 2001, he teaches symphony conducting at the Moscow Conservatoire.