Elena Evtushevskaya: composer, pianist; member of the Composers’ Union of Russia (since 2002), awardee of the International Choral Festival-Congress "Chorus Inside"-2013 in the nomination "Composition for Chorus". Graduated from Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory with academic honors: Bachelor’s degree (1996), Master’s degree (1998). Her main works are: Piano Concerto; “Okoh”(Bosom), a one-act chamber opera after Velimir Khlebnikov; “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” a musical after Clive S. Lewis; “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” (after Milan Kundera) for flute, harp and chamber orchestra; “A Butterfly,” a poem for soprano, flute and piano on Joseph Brodsky’s verse; as well as both vocal and instrumental chamber pieces, songs and other music for children.
Elena Evtushevskaya’s compositions have been performed by many well-known groups and soloists, among them are: Russia’s State Academic Symphonic Capella directed by Valery Polyansky, Moscow Symphony Orchestra “Russian Philharmonic,” Chamber Orchestra “The Seasons” («Vremena goda») directed by Vladislav Bulakhov, Chamber Choir “Spiritual Revival” directed by Lev Kontorovich, as well as Alexei Skanavi, Eleonora Teplukhina (pianists), Alexandra Grishkina, Galina Zhukovskaya, Yelena Isayeva, Radomira Krasavina (sopranos), Marina Volkova (flute), Natalia Yakhont (harp), Maxim Zolotarenko (cello).
Elena Evtushevskaya has been a regular participant in the International Festival of Contemporary Music “Moscow Autumn.”
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