Vladimir A. Kobekin
Composer, author of operas, orchestral music, piano compositions and other instruments. He began to compose music at the age of seven. He graduated from the Berezniki school of music as a pianist. Two years he studied at Ural State Conservatory (Yekaterinburg) at the piano faculty, then he graduated from St. Petersburg Conservatory as a composer. Boris Pokrovsky put on the opera “Swan Song” for the first time in the Chamber Musical Theater in 1980. For the opera “Prophet” by Alexander Pushkin (Ekaterinburg State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater), received the Soviet Union’s State Prize in 1987. The operas “Margarita” (Saratov Opera House), “Dutch Hamlet or a Russian Comedy” (Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater) and “Kholstomer” (Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theater) all received awards in the “Composer — Musical Theater” category at the “Golden Mask” festival.