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DRUKH Igor



Drukh Igor Eduardovich is member of the St. Petersburg Union of Composers. He was born in Leningrad in 1966. Drukh graduated from the State, Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in 1992 on a composition class of professor A.D.Mnatsakanyan. Igor Drukh's interests cover, first of all, a chamber music with its programmed images. Igor Drukh as a composer gets his inspiration from different arts— painting, architecture and sculptural art. To express the content of his work in terms of reality the composer uses the newest modes of musical technique.
Igor Drukh is member of international master-courses conducted in Germany, Poland, Sweden, Holland, Russia, under the guidance of such famous composers as P.Ditrikh, Lakhenman, M.Kopytman, E.Denisov, S.Slonimsky.
The music of Drukh has been frequently performed at the international festivals of modern music; in the town of Vrotslav (in Poland), in Klaipeda (Lithuania), in Zaltsburg (Austria), Enskhede (Holland), in St. Petersburg, Moscow.
As a popular composer Igor Drukh frequently gets orders from various chamber music collectives and solists, among them are: “Alea” group of Boston University (artistic director and conductor is T.Antonioy), Mozarteum string quartet from Zaltsburg, Arditty string quartet from Berlin, the Rimsky-Korsakov string quartet from St.Petersburg, Musica da camera ensemble from St.Petersburg (P.Elyashevich is artistic director), Modern trio from Moscow, and many others.
Igor Drukh is also an author of music for theatre pieces performed at the Mironov entreprise theatre and the Comedy Theatre, music for circus performances; he did mutual work with E. Denisov for Tzar Chase, movie produced by A.Melnikov.
A particular direction in versatile creative nature of the composer represent his performing activities as pianist and performer of jazz. Igor Drukh participated in international jazz-festivals, he has contact with re-known American jazz pianist A.Brubek.

Published Compositions:

Chant-vivat. For flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano
Chant-Vivat. Transcription for violoncello solo
Pickaninny Plays the Balalaika. Little suite for balalaika and piano.Piano score and part
Galatea. Composition for violoncello solo
Raising of Lasarus. Fantasia-concerto for violoncello and orchestra. Score and solo cello part
Theme and 10 Variations for piano
Sonata 2 To my Mother's Memoryin two parts for piano with phonogram
Song of Songs. Shir hashirim. Concerto for clarinet and orchestra. Score
False Mirrors. Composition for octet. Score
Syncope. Jazz arrangements and original pieces for piano

Music on CD:

Seven Sacraments for chamber ensemble
Orchestral Works
Music for piano
Chamber Music

Works in Rental Catalogue


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