Mikhail Kollontay, classical music composer

Mikhail Kollontay


Mikhail Kollontay (born August 21, 1952, Moscow), Russian composer and pianist. Also known under his mother's name Ermolaev.

His father, Georgiy Fyodorovich Kollontay (1891—1954), artist, was sent to the camps in 1938 (released in 1946, rehabilitated posthumously); mother, Ekaterina Ilyinichna Ermolaeva (1922—2001), translator (English, modern Greek).

In 1971 graduated from the Music College attached to the Moscow Conservatory with a double major in piano and in theory/composition. In 1977 received his diploma in piano from Moscow conservatory studying under professor V. V. Gornostayeva and continued as her assistant in 1979. In 1978 earned his diploma in composition under professor A. S. Leman. Since 1979 member of the Union of Composers of the USSR (RF). Between 1979 and 2003 taught in Moscow Conservatory (intermittently; first as an assistant to V. Gornostayeva; from 1982 as a faculty member). From 1989 to 1991 at Gnessin Musical Pedagogical Institute (special piano). Beginning in 1991, performed various duties at Moscow churches (altar server, choir singer, guard). Since 2003 professor (piano) at Tainan National University of the Arts (Taiwan, ROC.).

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Composer Title Date Action
Mikhail Kollontay 7 Romantic Ballades Op.2 bis - 4-The Spectres 02/17/2010 Play Add to playlist