Grigoriy I. Lyzhov
Born in Voronezh in 1969. Graduated from the Central Music School of Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (Departments of Piano and Music Theory) in 1988, then from Moscow Conservatory (the Department of Music Theory and History) in 1995. Candidate’s Dissertation: “Theoretical Problems of Motet Composition in ‘Magnum Opus Musicum’ by Orlando di Lasso” (2003; scientific supervisor — Professor Yu. Kholopov). Since 1996 teaches Harmony, Reading an Orchestral Score, Theoretical Concepts in Music, and History of Orchestral Styles at the Department of Music Theory of Moscow Conservatory (Associate Professor since 2005).