Yuri V. Vorontsov
Composer, Professor at Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, member of the Union of Russian Composers, member of the Board of the Union of Moscow Composers, member of the Selection Committee of the Union of Russian Composers. Born in 1952 in Moscow. In 1972, he graduated from the Gnesins Music College, in 1977—from Moscow Conservatory under Evgeniy Golubev (composition) and Nikolai Rakov (instrumentation), in 1980—finished his postgraduate course. Since 1979, he has been teaching at the Сomposition Department of Moscow Conservatory, since 1992, he has been leading composition classes, since 1998—a Professor. Among the students: A. Vasilyev, E. Langer, T. Novikova, S. Segal, A. Bukanov. The author of four symphonies, piano works, choral, chamber vocal, organ music, musicals “Thumbelina” (1994) and “The Tale of Tsar Saltan” (1999).