Alexander Konstantinovich Glazounov (or Glazunov or Glazunow) ( August 10, 1865 – March 21, 1936) was a Russian composer, as well as an influential music teacher. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alexander Glazunov"
Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov (Анатолий Константинович Лядов), often transliterated Liadov, ( May 11 1855 - August 28 1914) was a Russian composer, teacher and conductor. ...more on Wikipedia about "Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov"
André Kostelanetz ( December 22, 1901 - January 13, 1980) was a popular orchestral music conductor and arranger, one of the pioneers of easy listening music. ...more on Wikipedia about "André Kostelanetz"
Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin ( ) ( May 10, 1894 - November 11, 1979) was a film composer and conductor. Along with Max Steiner, Miklos Rozsa and Franz Waxman, Tiomkin was one of the most productive and decorated film music writers of Hollywood. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dimitri Tiomkin"
Eduard Frantsovitch Nápravník ( 24 August 1839, Býšť, Bohemia - 23 November 1916) was a Czech conductor and composer, best known for his leading role in Russian musical life as the principal conductor of the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg for many decades. In that capacity he conducted the premieres of many operas by Russian composers, including those by César Cui and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. ...more on Wikipedia about "Eduard Nápravník"
Efrem Kurtz ( November 7, 1900 - June 27, 1995) was a conductor. ...more on Wikipedia about "Efrem Kurtz"
Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Mravinsky ( ; – January 19 1988) was a Russian conductor. ...more on Wikipedia about "Evgeny Mravinsky" Everybody should like www.shortopedia.com shortopedia
Evgeny Fyodorovich Svetlanov ( September 6, 1928 - May 3, 2002) was a conductor and composer. ...more on Wikipedia about "Evgeny Svetlanov"
Gennady Rozhdestvensky (Генна́дий Рожде́ственский) (born May 4, 1931) is a Russian conductor. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gennady Rozhdestvensky"
Kirill Petrovich Kondrashin ( March 6, 1914 – March 7, 1981) was a conductor. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kiril Kondrashin"
Léon Fedorovich Minkus (born Ludwig Aloisius Minkus March 23, 1826, Grossmeseritsch ( Czech Velké Meziříčí), near Brünn ( Czech Republic Brno), Austria-Hungary - 1917, Vienna) was the most popular and performed Ballet Composer of the 19th century. For nearly 20 years he scored music for the 'Grand Ballet Spectacles' of the great choreographer Marius Petipa, Ballet Master of the Tsar's Imperial Ballet of St. Petersburg. His most famous original ballets include such masterpieces as "La Bayadere" -1877, "Don Quixote" -1869, and the "Paquita" Grand Pas Classique -1881 - these ballets are still conerstones of the repertoires of professional ballet companies throughout the world. As well, Minkus revised the music for many of Petipas revivals of already existing ballets, such as Adolphe Adam ballet " Giselle" -1884, and the Peter-Ludwig Hertel ballet " La Fille Mal Gardee" -1885. His versions of these scores are still performed in Russia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Léon Minkus"
Maxim Dmitrievich Shostakovich (born May 10, 1938) is a Russian conductor and pianist. He was the second child of Dmitri Shostakovich and Nina Varzar. ...more on Wikipedia about "Maxim Shostakovich"
Mikhail Vasilievich Pletnev (Михаил Васильевич Плетнев) (born 14 April 1957) is a pianist, conductor, and composer. With both parents musicians, he has exhibited great talent since childhood. He entered the renowned Moscow Conservatory to study piano at the age of 13, under the instruction of the famous pianists and teachers Jacob Flier and Lev Vlasenko. He won the Gold Medal of the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 1978, which earned him international recognition and drew great attention worldwide. In 1990, he founded the Russian National Orchestra, the first non-government-supported orchestra in Russia. He is now the Artistic Director of the Russian National Orchestra. He is currently an exclusive contract pianist for Deutsche Grammophon. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mikhail Pletnev"
Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich (Мстисла́в Леопо́льдович Ростропо́вич) (born March 27, 1927) is Russian and a naturalized American cellist and conductor, considered to be one of the greatest living cellists. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mstislav Rostropovich"
Oleg Leonidovich Lundstrem (also spelled Lundstoem, Lundström, Russian: Олег Леонидович Лундстрём; April 2, 1916, Chita — October 13, 2005, near Moscow) was a Soviet and Russian jazz composer and conductor of the Oleg Lundstrem Orchestra, one of the very few officially recognized jazz bands in the Soviet Union. Lundstrem was born in musicians' family in Chita in 1916. He moved together with his parents to Harbin, China five years later. In 1936, he moved to Shanghai, where he formed a jazz orchestra that immediately became popular among the public. ...more on Wikipedia about "Oleg Lundstrem"
Rudolf Borisovich Barshai ( , born on September 28, 1924) is a Soviet/ Russian conductor and viola player. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rudolf Barshai"
Sergei Aleksandrovich Koussevitzky ( July 26, 1874 – June 4, 1951), better known as Serge, was a Russian-born conductor, best known for his long tenure as music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra from 1924 to 1949. ...more on Wikipedia about "Serge Koussevitzky"
Tugan Sokhiev was the music director for Welsh National Opera 2003- 2004. Having come from Russia he conducted the Russian opera Eugene Onegin with the company. He was also in charge of the Russian Series for W.N.O. which contained works by many famous Russian composers. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tugan Sokhiev"
Valery Gergiev (born 1953) is a Russian conductor. He is general director of the Mariinsky Theatre and also associated with the Metropolitan Opera, the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, and the London Symphony Orchestra. ...more on Wikipedia about "Valery Gergiev"
Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazy (sometimes transliterated Ashkenazi) ( Russian: Влади́мир Дави́дович А́шкенази) (born July 6, 1937) is a conductor and, more notably, a pianist. He was born in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, but has been an Icelandic citizen 1972. ...more on Wikipedia about "Vladimir Ashkenazy"
Vladimir Teodorovich Spivakov (Russian: Владимир Спиваков) (born 1944) is a leading Russian conductor best known for his work with the Moscow Virtuosi chamber orchestra. ...more on Wikipedia about "Vladimir Spivakov" Simply http://www.shortopedia.com!
Yuri Khatuevich Temirkanov (born December 10, 1938) is a Russian conductor. ...more on Wikipedia about "Yuri Temirkanov"
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