Vladimir Tarnopolsky

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Vladimir Tarnopolsky

Vladimir Grigoryevich Tarnopolsky (Russian: Влади́мир Григо́рьевич Тарнопо́льский, born April 30, 1955 in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukrainian SSR) is a Russian composer.[1]

Biography[edit]

Tarnopolsky studied composition at the Moscow Conservatory with Nikolai Sidelnikov and Edison Denisov and music theory with Yuri Kholopov. He graduated from the conservatory in 1978, and completed post-graduate studies in 1980. Later he became professor of the Moscow Conservatory.

In 1990 he became a member of ACM - Association for Contemporary Music When the association split in two parts, Tarnopolsky became a leader of a splinter group called CCMM - "Centre for Contemporary Music, Moscow" based on the Moscow Conservatory. He also ran the ensemble "Studio of New Music".

He wrote operas, one symphony, concertos, orchestral works, chamber and vocal music.

Selected works[edit]

Operas[edit]

Other genres[edit]

  • Chevengur for voice and ensemble, text by Andrey Platonov (2001) 13'
  • Cinderella theatrical cantata for children's choir, children's orchestra, 6 narrators and professional ensemble 2003 60' Text: Roald Dahl's "Revolting Rhymes" adapted by Donald Sturrock, premiere: 28 April 2003, Barbican, London, Centre for Young Musicians orchestra and London Schools Symphony Orchestra, conductor Peter Ash
  • Feux follets, for orchestra (2003) 10'
  • Foucault's Pendulum, for orchestra (2004) 25'

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