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Andrey Mikita




Biography



 

Biography
 

Andrey Mikita was born in 1959 in Leningrad (St.-Petersburg), studied in the Leningrad and Moscow conservatories. Among his teachers: N.Perelman, S.Neuhaus, E.Malinin (piano); G.Simakin, B.Tishchenko, A.Tchaikovsky, T.Khrennikov (composition).

The winner of the national competition of choral spiritual music (Moscow, 2003).

In March, 2006 has received the first premium on competition on best cadence to Mozart-concerts, dedicate by the Moscow conservatory to 250- anniversary of the composer.

The compositions of A.Mikita were executed on festivals and in concerts in Moscow, St.-Petersburg, N.Novgorod, Saratov, Samara, Yekaterinburg, Lipetsk, Ryazan, Sarov, Kiev, Yerevan, Berlin, Dortmund, Lucerne, Porto, La Ciotat (France), Ariel (Israel). Among the executors in different time were V.Gergiev, M.Fedotov, S Sudzilovsky, M.Petukhov, M.Arkadiev, L.Litsova, A.Puzakov, L.Nikolaev, H.Neuhaus-younger. The ballet «Ugly Duckling" (in the co-authorship) was performed at theatres of St.-Petersburg, Kiev, Saratov and Omsk. The orchestral poem "The Franco-Prussian War" (in the text F.Dostoevsky) was executed on opening of the international symposium devoted 500- anniversary of a generation Dostoevsky (Moscow, 2006).

Andrey Mikita in common with the Roman Ledenyov found the creative group “MACT” (Musical Association of Contemporary Tradition) attached to Union of the Moscow composers. This creative group consolidates the composers of human and ethnic guideline.

A.Mikita worked the vice-president of jury on first and second competitions of a composition in the name of A.Skrjabin (Moscow 2002, 2005). As well was the chairman of jury in division “composer – performer” of competition " Modern Art and Education) " (Moscow, 2007). Worked in jury of competition of religious music "The Singing Angel" (Moscow, 2007).

As the performer (the pianist-soloist and in piano-duo with A.Mekaev) played in concert halls of Moscow (including Large and Small halls of a conservatory), St. Petersburg (Large and Small halls of a philharmonic society), Tver, Lipetsk, Saratov, Samara, Ulyanovsk, Yekaterinburg, Chelyabinsk, Kiev, Riga, and also in Germany, France and Israel. Played with the Moscow symphonic orchestra, orchestras of the Samara and Lipetsk philharmonic society, Ural symphonic orchestra (conductors: A.Golovchin, M.Shcherbakov, V.Yakovlev, Enhe, A.Sidnev).

A.Mikita is the associate professor of faculty of computer music Russian Academy of Music (Gnessin-Academy).

The member of executive committee of Union of the Moscow composers.

Spiritual music writes since 1987.

 

Liturgical music
Liturgy
All-night vigil
(Vespers, Matins)
Feasts
The Lenten Triodion
The Pentecostarion
The Octoechos
Hymns to the Mother of God
Service to the departed
Services to the saints
Spiritual concerts


Music for concert performance
Oratorios
Passions
Cantatas
Concerts for choir


Music on text in other languages
Russian modern
English


Musicians staff
Mixed choir
Male choir
Female choir
 
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