A vibrant Russian conductor Alexander Sladkovsky is reputed as an aristocrat in the new generation of Russian conductors. Since 2010 he is an Artistic Director and a Chief Conductor of the Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra in the city of Kazan (Tatarstan, Russia), which he transformed into one of the finest orchestras in Russia.
In December 2016, Alexander Sladkovsky and the National Symphony Orchestra of Tatarstan made a tour in Europe together with Denis Matsuev and Valentina Lisitsa, participating in the Bratislava Music Festival, performing in the Vienna Musikverein, in the Brucknerhaus Linz, in Staatstheater Karlsruhe and the Musical Theatre Basel. The performance in Musikverein was recorded by the Mezzo channel and was broadcasted worldwide later in April 2017. In February 2017, Maestro Sladkovsky had a tour with Denis Matsuev and the TNSO in Spain. The Queen of Spain Sofia was among the guests on the concert in Madrid.
The highlights of Alexander Sladkovsky in the season 2015-16 were connected with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, Sinfonia Varsovia and a tour with the Russian National Orchestra, Mikhail Pletnev and Gidon Kremer performing concerts at the Philharmonie de Paris, Philharmonie Essen, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall Budapest and the concert of the Schumann festival 2016 in Düsseldorf.
Earlier in 2013 Maestro Sladkovsky collaborated with the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra, Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover, Orchestra of Theatro Municipal De São Paulo, Orchestra of the Hungarian State Opera, Sinfonia Varsovia, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, and Concerto Budapest Orchestra.
Orchestras under Alexander Sladkovsky earlier took part in various important national and international projects and festivals, such as the Young Euro Classic Festival in Berlin, the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, the Kunstfest-Weimar, the Budapest Spring Festival, and the XI Wörthersee Classics Festival in Klagenfurt, International project “Russian Day 2017” (Geneva, Victoria hall).
Maestro Sladkovsky collaborated with internationally renowned artists such as Denis Matsuev, Yuri Bashmet, Mikhail Pletnev, Boris Berezovsky, Barry Douglas, Nikolay Lugansky, Vadim Repin, Nikolaj Znaider, Leonidas Kavakos, Julian Rachlin, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, David Geringas, Mario Brunello, Antonio Meneses, Montserrat Caballé, Hibla Gerzmava, Simone Kermes, Albina Shagimuratova, Sumi Jo, Placido Domingo, Krassimira Stoyanova, Roberto Alagna, Dmitry Hvorostovsky, Sergei Nakaryakov, Michael Volle and others.
In 2012 SONY MUSIC and RCA Red Seal released a three CD album entitled “The Anthology of Music” where the recordings by Alexander Sladkovsky and his recent orchestra, the Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra, showcased the work of composers from the Republic of Tatarstan. A subsequent CD “Enlightment” was recorded under the same music labels and was highly acclaimed by the press. It includes Tchaikovsky's Manfred and Rachmaninoff's The Isle of the Dead. In 2016 in cooperation with the “Melodia” Company several global musical projects were realized: the recording of three symphonies of G. Mahler and also the recording of all symphonies and instrumental concerts of D.D. Shostakovich.
The concert "Soloist Denis Matsuev" was recorded by the Mezzo TV Channel in 2014 and broadcasted worldwide. The Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra was the first regional Orchestra filmed by this international music channel.