Yaroslav I. Timofeev

Candidate of Art Criticism. Musicologist, lecturer, music critic. Editor-in-chief of “Music Academy,” expert of the Moscow State Philharmonic Society.

Graduated from Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory. Laureate of the 1st degree of the All-Russian Young Musical Critic Award “Resonance” (2015). Author of more than 700 publications in “Izvestia,” “Kommersant,” “Russia Beyond the Headlines” newspapers, “The New Times,” “Musical Life,” “Music Academy,” magazines, Colta.ru portal, etc. Compiling editor of the “Young Russian composers” book (with E. Musaelyan; Moscow, 2010).

In 2009–2015—head of the musicology section of the Youth division of the Composers Union of Russia (MolOt). Since 2010—script writer, since 2015—editor of the “Absolute Pitch” programme on the “Kultura” TV channel. In 2011–2015—music reviewer, in 2014–2015—editor of the cultural section of the “Izvestia” newspaper.