Nikolai POPOV (Russia)Composer

    Nikolai Popov (born on August 30, 1986 in Belebey of Republic of Bashkortostan) is a composer, pedagogue, researcher, research associate at the Center of Electroacoustic Music in the Moscow Conservatory, lecturer of the Department of Music History and Theory in The Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS).He graduated from a College of Music in Ufa specializing in music for accordion (prof. Nikolai Makhney) and composing (prof. Ildar Khisamutdinov). He continued his studies in the Moscow Conservatory with a major in composing (prof. Vladislav Agafonnikov and prof. Igor Kefalidi), after which he took postgraduate studies under the guidance of prof. Vsevolod Zaderatsky. Nikolay is an author of a number of chamber, symphonic, electroacoustic, and multimedia compositions, as well as music for theatre and cinema. He closely collaborates with video artists such as Andrew Quinn (Italy), Todor Pozarev (Serbia), Irina Matinyan (Russia), etc.