모스크바에 위치한 러시안 아카데미(Russian Academy of Music in Moscow)에서 음악전공으로 수석졸업 한 후 1999년부터 2003년까지 전설적인 모스크바 벌투오시 오케스트라 (Moscow Virtuosi Orchestra)의 부지휘자로 활동하며 독일, 스위스, 네델란드를 돌며 120개의 러시안 콘서트를 하였다. 2003년에는 블라드미르 니코라예브의 발레 “The Gold of Narts”를 볼쇼이공연장에서 선보였다. 클래식에서부터 현대음악의 영역까지 넘나드는 음악가 마크 카딘은 러시아에서 가장 주목 받는 젊은 지휘자로 평가 받고 있다.
Born in Ukraine into a family with deep musical traditions, Mark Kadin received his musical training in Moscow at The Gnessin State Musical College and at a prominent Russian Academy of Music. While still a student he began his conducting career in 1990 as an assistant conductor of the State Youth Symphony Orchestra “Young Russia” and the Moscow Ensemble of Contemporary Music. He subsequently became associate conductor of the Moscow Radio Concert Orchestra.
In 1996 Mikhail Pletnev invited Kadin to become Assistant Conductor of the Russian National Orchestra, where he served until 2004. He worked closely with Valery Gergiev, Mstislav Rostropovich, Michael Tilson-Thomas, Kent Nagano, Evgeny Svetlanov. At the invitation of Vladimir Spivakov he became Resident Conductor of the State Chamber Orchestra Moscow Virtuosi from 1999 to 2003. Kadin has conducted annually about 30 concerts in Russia, notable leading the orchestra on European tour to Switzerland, Netherlands and Germany including concerts at the Kolner Philharmonie, Tonhalle Duesseldorf and Munich-Herkulessaal.
Kadin was Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of Krasnoyarsk Symphony Orchestra from 2004 to 2015, where he was responsible for the success and growth of the orchestra. He has been increasingly recognized for his original programming and interpretation of the Russian repertoire and his search for a purity of orchestral sound. His repertoire has expanded over the years to extend well beyond the usual core classical pieces to also encompass Sibelius, Elgar, Dvorák, Mahler as well as introducing audiences to the music of contemporary composers. All the symphonies of Beethoven, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff as well as all the most important works by Shostakovitch, Prokofiev, Rimsky Korsakov and Mussorgsky were performed in Krasnoyarsk.
In addition to conducting 40 symphonic concerts each season Kadin established a groundbreaking Summer Open Air Festival in Krasnoyarsk and other cities in the Siberian region attended by tens of thousands of spectators since 2011. He led the orchestra on three Asian tours to China and Korea with concerts in prestigious concert halls including the Seoul Art Center.
His numerous collaborations with Russian orchestras include concerts with the Russian National Orchestra, the Moscow Symphony Orchestra, the Russian Philharmonic and the orchestras of Novosibirsk, Samara, Volgograd, Voronej, Khabarovsk, Omsk, Irkutsk, Rostov and others.
As guest conductor Kadin has worked with various orchestras in Europe, Asia and South America including the Rome Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Costa Rica, Orquestra do Parana, Orquesta Sinfonica de Yucatan, Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra, Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Filharmonia Artur Rubinstein, Istanbul State Orchestra, Gyeonggi Philharmonic Orchestra. Of special note is his long-standing association with the Bulgarian National Radio Orchestra, to which he returns on a regular basis for concerts and recordings.
Kadin has collaborated with many top level soloists such as Dmitry Khvorostovsky, Sumi Jo, Maxim Vengerov, Vadim Repin, Mikhail Pletnev, Viktor Tretyakov, Boris Berezovsky, Nikolay Lugansky, Denis Matsuev, Alexander Knyazev and others.