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Kirill Vladimirovich Molchanov

composer

Kirill Vladimirovich Molchanov was a Russian and Soviet composer.

Background

Molchanov, Kirill was born on September 7, 1922 in Moscow.

Education

Graduated from the Composition Class of the Moscow Conservatory, 1949. Pupil of A. N. Aleksandrov.

Career

He was appointed director of the Bolshoi, at the time political disfavour had fallen on the lead soprano Galina Vishnevskaya. More than 30, including:Great is my Country Shyroka Strana Moya Rodnaya (1958)It Happened in Penkovo «Дело было в Пенькове»(1957)"Intractable" «Неподдающиеся»(1959)* "Shore" «Увольнение на берег» (1962)"Halt" «Полустанок»(1963)We'll Live Till Monday «Доживём до понедельника»(1968)The Dawns Are Quiet Here «А зори здесь тихие»(1972). BalletsMacbethThree Cards (Три карты).

Membership

Union of Soviet Composers.