Blog

Here from time to time I’ll be posting updates to give a little more insight on my work, random thoughts on other subjects as well as information on new projects and similar things.

“Theme, Variations and Finale”

“Theme, Variations and Finale” (Tribute to Ilya Muromets a bogatyr)” is RECORDED! 🙂 In my opinion it is one of my best compositions for guitar solo written until now. Here is a short background of the piece: When I was a small kid, my mother used to read me a lot of Russian fairy tales, […]

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Project “CHTO” with contemporary dance. Guitar duo Angel – Dmitri

Today was the second performance within the framework of dance festival “Fête de la danse” (www.fetedeladanse.ch) in Geneva. Temple was again fully packed and audience was pleased with the performance. Great light projections in the old Temple, shadows of dancers and enigmatic music, created by the duo. I think, it was a great idea, that organizers came […]

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Looong exam :-)

Yesterday, on Sunday, I had a longest exam in my life – 8h (!) – and it was orchestration. When I work, I like to have a lot of space to put all my notes on. Nowadays seems, that table in size of two school desk is more or less enough 🙂

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New piece for two violins

Yesterday I started to write a new piece for two violins using African rhythms 🙂 That’s something interesting to think of and try. We, guitarists, have great Leo Brouwer (whom I had lucky chance to meet in person and talk!), who uses a lot of African rhythms in his music. So why not to try […]

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New piece for solo guitar – Tribute to Ilya Muromets a bogatyr

Today I finished another new piece of mine for solo guitar.  Here is a short background of the piece: When I was a small kid, my mother used to read me a lot of Russian fairy tales, when I went to bed: breathtaking adventures of strong knights and beautiful princesses, battles between good and evil, […]

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Master class with Arturo Tallini

Today with my guitar duo partner we had a master class from amazing guitarist and teacher Arturo Tallini, who is an expert of modern and contemporary music. We played Piazzolla’s Tango Suite. He helped us to understand better the style of Piazzolla’s music by saying how one could approach this music (since it is quite specific), […]

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