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TCHAIKOVSKY, Alexander

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Alexander Tchaikovsky was born in Moscow February 19, 1946. He studied at the Music College of Moscow and from 1967 until 1975 at the Moscow Conservatory (piano-under Heinrich Neuhaus and Lev Naumov, composition-under Tikhon Khrennikov).

He has composed in various genres, including operas: "Three Sisters" after A. Chekhov (1994), "Tsar Nikita and his forty daughters" after A. Pushkin (1996), ballets "Inspector" (1980), and "Battleship Potemkin" (1988), 3 Symphonies, two Piano Concertos, a Concerto for Two Pianos, 3 Viola Concertos (premiered by Yury Bashmet), 2 Violin Concertos (premiered by Levon Ambartsumian), Choral Music, Chamber Music and incidental music to theatre and film productions. He is currently the Artistic Director of the Moscow State Philharmonic, and Professor/ Director of the Composition department at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory.

Among his awards are: First Prize at the International Forum of Composers Hollybush Festival in the US in 1985; Merited Worker of Arts of Russia (1988) and Composer in residence at the Mariinsky Theatre (St. Petersburg). In 1995, he was appointed as Principal Composer at the Nova Scotia Festival in Canada. In addition, he has taken part in numerous international music events and has toured Europe, America and Japan.


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PHCD159 Mikhail Bronner, Alexander Tchaikovsky, Peteris Vasks: VIOLIN CONCERTOS


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