Petersburg Orchestra, later known as the Orchestra of the State Hermitage Museum. In 1997 he became Director of the Hermitage Music Academy Charity Foundation. Since 2001 he has also been Artistic Director of the Hermitage Music Academy Program and International Music Festivals in the State Hermitage Museum (The Musical Hermitage and Music of the Great Hermitage). In 1996 he composed original music for Robert: A Fortunate Life by Alexander Sokurov, and in 2002 did the same for Sokurov's film Russian Ark. Filmed entirely in the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Sokurov's breathtaking film recreates 300 years of history and culture and is the first entirely unedited, single take, full-length feature film. In 2007 Sergey composed and conducted music for the Finnish-Russian co-production RAJA.1918, for which he was nominated in the category of Best Music at the Jussi Awards, the main national film awards in Finland. After composing the music for The Last Station, Sergey Yevtushenko is currently working as composer for international film feature documentary project tentatively entitled Leo Tolstoy: Genius Alive, which is based on the unique original footage shot 100 years ago and now carefully stored in the Russian State Archives of Film and Photo Documents (RGAKFD, Krasnogorsk). Yevtushenko is working also on feature film Symphony (2011). Set in the thick of World War II, The Symphony is the based-on-truth story of the performance of Dmitry Shostakovich's 7th Symphony in the city of Leningrad besieged by Nazi troops As well as writing and performing his own suites, concertos and cantatas, Sergey is an accomplished piano improvisator.
In 1994, Hamburg representatives of Sony became interested in his phenomenal talent and offered to record some of his improvisations. They were dumbfounded when he improvised non-stop for eight hours. The whole eight hours of recording were released in a six CD package. IMDb Mini Biography By AndreyDeryabin Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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