Artyom Vasilev


Vasiliev, Artyom Mikhailovich Composer, author of symphonic, chamber, electroacoustic works, opera, 4 ballets. Member of the board of the Union of Moscow Composers, member of the board of the Composers Guild of the Russian Cinematographers' Union, President of the Russian Association of Electroacoustic Music, corresponding member of the Royal Academy of Music (2018), winner/nominee of the Golden Eagle (2014-2016, 2022), Golden Mask (2016-2017), APKiT (2020), Icarus (2022), Ugra (2014), Spirit of Fire (2014) festivals. He is the author of music for more than 40 films and TV series, among them historical films "Sofia", "Godunov", "Grozny" (directed by Alexei Andrianov, studio "Moschino", VGTRK, 2016-2018), "The Crew" (directed by Nikolai Lebedev, studio "Nikita Mikhalkov's TriTe", 2016), Champion of the World (directed by Alexei Sidorov, Nikita Mikhalkov's TriTe Studio, 2021), The End of a Beautiful Era (directed by Stanislav Govorukhin, Vertical Studio, 2015), Weekend (directed by Stanislav Govorukhin, Vertical Studio, 2014). Vasiliev's compositions have been performed at contemporary music concerts at the Moscow Conservatory, at the Moscow Autumn, Return and Moscow Forum festivals, as well as at contemporary music festivals in Europe and the USA, and have been released on CD. In May 2005 at Peacock Theatre (West End, London) premiered the ballet "The Ghost of Canterville" commissioned by The London Children's Ballet Company, in May 2007 and April 2013 at the same theatre the second ballet "The Mysterious Garden" written for this company was successfully performed. In December 2016 the Yekaterinburg State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre premiered the ballet The Snow Queen directed by Vyacheslav Samodurov, the production was nominated for the Golden Mask Award and performed at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. In 2013-2014, Artyom Vasiliev, together with I. Matvienko's studio, participated in the creation of music for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. Started studying music at the age of 12 under the guidance of G. I. Shatkovsky. In 1995 he graduated from the theoretical department of the Gnessin Music School where he studied composition with Professor Yuri Vorontsov and electroacoustic music with A. I. Kiselev, in 2000 he graduated from the composition department of the Moscow Conservatoire (class of Professor Yuri Vorontsov) and continued his postgraduate studies (2000-2002). In 1995 he trained in electroacoustic music at the Institute of Experimental Music (Bourges). In 1997 he trained at the electronic studio of the Hungarian Radio (Budapest). In 1999 he trained at the Department of Electroacoustic Music at the University of Birmingham. In 2001 he became a fellow of the Royal Academy of Music (London) where he completed the MMus Composition course (2001-2003) and obtained a Master of Music degree and then a PhD in 2010 (PhD, Doctor of Philosophy) in the class of Prof. Brian Elias. On his return from London to Moscow in 2010, A. Vasiliev combined his creative work with a PhD in Philosophy in the class of Prof. Brian Elias. Vasiliev combined his creative activity with his work at Yamaha Music (Russia) (until 2016) and at the Russian Public Television channel. He also teaches at the Moscow Conservatoire (since 2016 - course "Fundamentals of Media Music" at the postgraduate level and at the composition department, associate professor at the Department of Music and Information Technologies) and at the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music. Gnessin Russian Academy of Music (media composition course, film composer).