Aleksander Gurilyov Aleksander L'vovich Gurilyov (Russian:Александр Львович Гурилёв) (–) was a composer, pianist and music teacher who largely enriched the traditional romantic Russian repertoire through his ...
Alexander Egorovich Varlamov Alexander Egorovich Varlamov (or Aleksandr Yegorovich Varlamov; Александр Егорович Варламов; 27 November 1801 – 27 October 1848) was one of the founding fathers of the Russian art song.
Alexander Goedicke Alexander Fyodorovich Goedicke (in Moscow9 July 1957 in Moscow) was a Russian composer and pianist.
Alexander Goldstein Alexander Goldstein, also credited as Aleksandr Goldshteyn and Aleksandr Goldstein in films, is a Russian-American music composer, conductor, songwriter, record producer, fil...
Alexander Mishnaevski Alexander Mishnaevski is a Russian-born American violist, the principal violist of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
Alexander Raskatov Alexander Mikhailovich Raskatov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Миха́йлович Раска́тов; born March 9, 1953 in Moscow) is a Russian composer.
Alexander Rudin Alexander Rudin (born 1960) is an Russian classical cellist and conductor.
Alexander Scriabin Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin (Алекса́ндр Никола́евич Скря́бин, –) was a Russian composer and pianist.
Alexei Borisov Making music on the fringe since the underground movement ignited in Russia in the beginning 1980s, Alexei Borisov has developed an impressively diverse body of work as a member of NIGHT PROSPEK...
Alexei Davidov Alexei Augustovich Davidov (Алексей Августович Давидов) (1867-1940) was a Russian cellist and composer, and also a banker, industrialist, and businessman.
Alexei Kornienko Alexei Kornienko (Алексей Корниенко) is a Russian conductor and pianist.
Alexey Rybnikov Alexey Lvovich Rybnikov (Алексе́й Льво́вич Ры́бников; b. July 17, 1945 in Moscow) is a modern Russian composer.
Alissa Firsova Alissa Firsova (Russian: Алисса Фирсова; born 24 July 1986) is a Russian-British composer, pianist and conductor.
Anatoliy Brandukov Anatoly Andreyevich Brandukov (Анато́лий Андре́евич Брандуко́в) (–February 16, 1930) was a Russian cellist who premiered many cello pieces of prominent composers including Pyotr Tchaikovsky an...
Anatoly Nikolayevich Alexandrov Anatoly Nikolayevich Alexandrov (Анато́лий Никола́евич Алекса́ндров) (Moscow – April 16, 1982, Moscow) was a Russian composer of works for piano and for other instruments, and pianist.
Andrey Makarevich Andrey Vadimovich Makarevich PAR (Андре́й Вади́мович Макаре́вич; born 11 December 1953, Moscow, Soviet Union) is a Soviet and Russian rock musician and the founder of the Russia's oldest still a...
André Andersen André Andersen (born December 16, 1961) is a Russia-born multi-instrumentalist and composer best known as the keyboardist and founder of the Denmark-based progressive metal band Royal Hunt.
Anita Tsoy Anita "Anna" Sergeyevna Tsoy (Анита "Анна" Серге́евна Цой; born 7 February 1971, Moscow) is a Russian singer-songwriter of Korean descent.
Anna Mikhailova Anna Mikhailova (Анна Михайлова) (born February 17, 1984, Moscow) is a Russian composer, theatre maker, performer, organist and koto player.
Anna Semenovich Anna Grigorievna Semenovich (А́нна Григо́рьевна Семено́вич, born 1 March 1980) is a Russian singer, actress, model, and former competitive ice dancer.
Anton Batagov Anton Batagov (born in Moscow, October 10, 1965) is a Russian pianist and post-minimalist composer.
Armen Grigoryan Armen Grigoryan (Армен Григорян, Արմեն Գրիգորյան) is a singer/songwriter, artist, and the front man (and main songwriter) of "Krematorij" (Crematorium) Russian rock-band.
Arthur Eisen Arthur Arturovich Eisen (Russian: Артур Артурович Эйзен), bass-baritone soloist.
Boris Berman Boris Berman (born Moscow, April 3, 1948) is a Russian pianist and pedagogue.
Boris Elkis Boris Elkis (born in Moscow) is a Russian composer.
Boris Goldovsky Boris Goldovsky (Cyrillic: Борис Голдовский) (June 7, 1908 - February 15, 2001) was a Russian conductor and broadcast commentator, active in the United States.
Bulat Okudzhava Bulat Shalvovich Okudzhava (also transliterated as Boulat Okudjava, Okoudjava, or Okoudzhava; Була́т Ша́лвович Окуджа́ва, Georgian: ბულატ ოკუჯავა) (May 9, 1924 – June 12, 1...
Centr CENTR (Russian: «Центр» or CENTR) is a Russian hip hop group from Moscow.
David Tukhmanov David Fyodorovich Tukhmanov PAR (Дави́д Фёдорович Тухма́нов, was born on July 20, 1940, in Moscow, USSR) is a Soviet and Russian composer.
Detsl Kirill Aleksandrovich Tolmatskiy (Кири́лл Алекса́ндрович Толмацкий, born July 22, 1983), better known by his stage name Detsl (Russian: Децл), is a Russian hip hop artist.
DJ Tactics Dmitry Vinokurov (born September 8, 1986), also known as Tactics or DJ Tactics, is a Moscow based musician, producer, composer and turntablist.
Dmitri Capyrin Dmitri Capyrin (born 1960 in Moscow) is a Russian composer of contemporary classical music.
Dmitri Smirnov (tenor) Dmitri Alexeyevich Smirnov (Russian: Дмитрий Алексеевич Смирнов, April 27, 1944) was a leading Russian operatic tenor with a lyric voice and a bravura singing technique.
Dmitry Malikov Dmitry Yurievich Malikov (Дмитрий Юрьевич Маликов) (born 29 January 1970) is a Russian composer, singer, and a recent record producer.
Elena Rostropovich Elena Rostropovich is a pianist who was born in Moscow, Russia on June 22, 1958.
Elena Shemankova Elena Shemankova is a pianist, keyboardist, and accordionist from Russia.
Elena Zoubareva Elena Zoubareva is a Russian American soprano specializing in opera and classical crossover.
Evgeny Golubev Evgeny Kirillovich Golubev (Евге́ний Кири́ллович Го́лубев) (16 February 1910, Moscow25 December 1988, Moscow) was a Russian Soviet composer.
Evgeny Margulis Evgeny Margulis (Евге́ний Шу́лимович Маргу́лис; born 25 December 1955, Moscow, Soviet Union) is a Soviet and Russian rock and blues musician.
Galina Khomchik Galina Khomchik (Гали′на Хо′мчик, May 30, 1960, Moscow, USSR) is a Russian singer, acoustic guitarist and pianist, a prominent figure of the country's modern folk/bard movement.
Garik Sukachov Ígor Ivánovich (Gárik) Sukachóv (December 1, 1959) a Russian poet, musician, guitarist, and singer-songwriter.
Georgy Catoire Georgy Lvovich Catoire (Георгий Львович Катуар, Georgiy L'vovič Katuar; Georges Catoire) (Moscow, April 27, 1861 – May 21, 1926) was a Russian composer of French heritage.
Gleb Axelrod Gleb Borisovich Axelrod (Глеб Борисович Аксельрод; 11 October 1923, Moscow - 2 October 2003, Hannover) was a Russian pianist.
Hilarion (Alfeyev) Hilarion Alfeyev (born Grigoriy Valerievich Alfeyev; 24 July 1966) is a bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Ignat Solzhenitsyn Ignat Aleksandrovich Solzhenitsyn is a Russian-American conductor and pianist who is the conductor laureate of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and the principal guest conductor of the Mosc...
Igor Dronov Igor Arturovich Dronov (Игорь Артурович Дронов; born January 1, 1963) is a Moscow-born Russian conductor and Honoured Artist of Russia who graduated from the Moscow Conservatory where he studied...
Igor Presnyakov Igor Presnyakov (Russian: Игорь Пресняков) is a Russian guitarist who became a YouTube sensation in 2007, for his unique song covers and virtuoso playing style.
Igor Sorin Igor Vladimirovich Sorin (10 November 1969, Moscow— 4 September 1998, Moscow) — was a Russian poet, musician, artist.
Igor Zubkovsky Igor Zubkovsky (born March 10, 1971) is a Russian cellist.
Ilya Lagutenko Ilya Igorevich Lagutenko (Илья́ И́горевич Лагуте́нко; born 16 October 1968) is the founder and lead singer of MTV Award-winning band Mumiy Troll.
Iosif Andriasov Iosif Arshakovich Andriasov, also Ovsep Andreasian (Ио́сиф Арша́кович Андриа́сов; 7 April 1933 in Moscow – 16 November 2000 in New York City), was a composer-symphonist, a moral philosophe...
Irina Bogushevskaya Irina Bogushevskaya (born 2 November 1965) is a Russian singer, poet, and composer of theater jazz and cabaret rock.
Irson Kudikova Irina Igorevna Nusinova (Ирина Игоревна Нусинова; born 17 September 1982), better known by her stage name Irson Kudikova (Ирсон Кудикова), is a Russian pop singer, model, saxophonist, musi...
Jevgenija Lisicina Jevgenija Lisicina also spelled Eugenia Lissitsyna, Jewgenia Lisitzina (Евгения Лисицына, Latvian: Jevgēnija Ļisicina, born on November 11, 1942 in Stupino, Russia) is a Latvian orga...
Kaori Kawamura Kaori Kawamura (January 23, 1971 – July 28, 2009) was a rock and pop singer in Japan, born in Moscow.
Karen Kavaleryan Karen Kavaleryan (born June 5, 1961 in Moscow, Russia) is a Russian lyricist of Armenian origin.
Lena Katina Elena Sergeevna Katina (Елена Серге́евна Катина pronunciation: Yelena Sergeyevna Katina), born October 4, 1984, better known as Lena Katina, is a Russian singer and songwriter who is best ...
Leonid Malashkin Leonid Dimitrievitch Malashkin (1842 – February 11, 1902) was a Russian composer and conductor.
Lev Leshchenko Lev Valerjanovich Leshchenko (Лев Валерианович Лещенко; born 1 February 1942), is a renowned Russian singer, who was best known for his rendition of "Den Pobedy" and the 1980 Summer Olympics clo...
Lev Oborin Lev Nikolayevich Oborin (Лев Николаевич Оборин, Lev Nikolaevič Oborin; Moscow, Moscow, 5 January 1974) was a Russian pianist.
Ligalize Andrey Vladimirovich Menshikov (Андре́й Влади́мирович Ме́ньшиков, born 30 June 1977, in Moscow), mostly known under his stage name Ligalize (Russian: Лигалайз), is a Russian hip hop artist and a former leader of the Legal Busine$$ band.
Lydia Kavina Lydia Yevgenyevna Kavina (Лидия Евгеньевна Кавина; born 8 September 1967) is a Russian theremin player, and is currently the leading performing musician on the instrument.
Lyudmila Zykina Lyudmila Georgievna Zykina (Людми́ла Гео́ргиевна Зы́кина) (10 June 1929 – 1 July 2009) was a national folk singer of Russia.
Maksim Dunayevsky Maksim Isaakovich Dunayevsky (Максим Исаакович Дунаевский, born 15 January 1945 in Moscow) is a popular Soviet/Russian film composer.
Maria Alyokhina Maria Vladimirovna Alyokhina (Мари́я Влади́мировна Алёхина; born June 6, 1988 in Moscow) is a Russian political activist.
Marina Verenikina Marina Verenikina (known as Marina V) is a Russian-American singer/musician.
Mark Freidkin Mark Iehielvich Freidkin (Марк Иехиельевич Фрейдкин; April 14, 1953 – March 4, 2014) was a Russian poet, author, translator, and singer.
Mark Minkov Mark Anatolievich Minkov was a Soviet/Russian music composer.
Masha Kirilenko Masha Lopatova "Marina" Kirilenko (born 1979) is a Russian pop singer, wife of Russian basketball player Andrei Kirilenko, and the daughter of the famous CSKA and Russian National Team basketbal...
Max Pokrovsky Max Pokrovskiy (Russian: Максим Сергеевич Покровский) (born June 17, 1968) is a Russian musician, best known as the frontman of the Moscow-based rock band Nogu Svelo!.
Maxim Udalov Maxim Udalov is the drummer of the Russian heavy metal band Aria.
MD&C Pavlov Alexey Vladimirovich Pavlov (Алексе́й Влади́мирович Па́влов, born 8 February 1988), best known under his stage name MD&C Pavlov, is a Russian hip hop performer and one of the first MC's in...
Michael L. Geller Michael Lazarevich Geller or Misha Geller was a Russian viola player and composer.
Michail Jurowski Michail Vladimirovich Jurowski (Михаил Владимирович Юровский) (born 25 December 1945) is a Russian conductor and the son of composer Vladimir Michailovich Jurowski (1915-1972).
Mikhail Savoyarov Mikhail Savoyarov (Михаи́л Никола́евич Савоя́ров, Mikhai'l Nikoláevič Savoyárov) (Moscow – 4 August 1941, Moscow) was a Russian chansonnier, composer, poet, comic actor and mime.
Miri Yampolsky Miri Yampolsky is a pianist who made her orchestral debut as a soloist with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and maestro Zubin Mehta at the age of 16, playing Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.1. Sin...
Misha Geller Michael Lazarevich Geller (Russian: Михаил Ла́заревич Геллер) or Misha Geller (July 23, 1937 Moscow, Russia - December 17, 2007 Vught, The Netherlands) was a Russian viola player ...
Natasha Shneider Natasha Shneider (Наташа Шнайдер) (May 22, 1956 – July 2, 2008) was a Russian musician.
Nikita Koshkin Nikita Koshkin (born February 28, 1956) is a classical guitarist and composer born in Moscow.
Nikolai Arnoldovich Petrov Nikolai Arnoldovich Petrov (Никола́й Арно́льдович Петро́в, 14 April 19433 August 2011) was a Russian pianist.
Nikolai Lugansky Nikolai Lugansky (Николай Львович Луганский; born 26 April 1972) is a Russian pianist from Moscow.
Nikolai Rubinstein Nikolai Grigoryevich Rubinstein (Никола́й Григо́рьевич Рубинште́йн; –) was a Russian pianist, conductor and composer.
Nikolay Baskov Nikolay Victorovich Baskov PAR is a popular Russian tenor singer.
Oleg Timofeyev Oleg Vitalyevich Timofeyev, is an American musicologist and musician of Russian origin, specializing in lute and Russian guitar.
Olesya Rostovskaya Olesya Rostovskaya is a Russian composer and organist, and a prominent performer and exponent of such rare instruments as carillon and thereminvox.
Olga Konkova Olga Konkova (born 25 August 1969 in Moscow, Russia) is a Norwegian/Russian Jazz musician (piano), married to the bassist Per Mathisen, and known from several recordings and collaboration with i...
Olga Seryabkina Olga Yurievna Seryabkina (Ольга Юрьевна Серябкина; born 12 April 1985) is a Russian singer–songwriter.
Paul Juon Paul Juon (Па́вел Фёдорович Юо́н, Pavel Fyodorovich Yuon; March 6, 1872 – August 21, 1940) was a Germanised Russian composer He was born in Moscow, where his father was an insurance o...
Peter Nalitch Peter Andreyevich Nalitch (Пётр Андре́евич На́лич, also spelled as Petr Nalich or Pyotr Nalich, is a Russian singer and composer who represented Russia at the Eurovision Song Contes...
Pyotr Mamonov Pyotr Nikolayevich Mamonov (Пётр Никола́евич Мамо́нов; born 14 April 1951) is a Russian rock musician, songwriter and actor, former frontman of the Moscow band Zvuki Mu.
Regina Spektor Regina Ilyinichna Spektor (Реги́нa Ильи́нична Спе́ктор, born February 19, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist.
Revol Bunin Revol Samoilovich Bunin, was a Russian composer.
Rodion Shchedrin Rodion Konstantinovich Shchedrin (Родио́н Константи́нович Щедри́н, Rodion Konstantinovič Ščedrin, born December 16, 1932) is a Russian composer and pianist, winner of the Lenin (1984), USS...
Rosina Lhévinne Rosina Bessie Lhévinne (March 29, 1880, Kiev, Ukraine, Russian EmpireNovember 9, 1976, Glendale, California) was a Russian American pianist and famed pedagogue.
Samuil Feinberg Samuil Yevgenyevich Feinberg (Самуи́л Евге́ньевич Фе́йнберг; 26 May 1890, Odessa – 22 October 1962, Moscow) was a Russian and Soviet composer and pianist.
Sasha Argov Alexander "Sasha" Argov (סשה ארגוב, born Alexander Abramovich; Moscow, November 5, 1914 – Tel Aviv, September 27, 1995) was a prominent Israeli composer.
Sergei Protopopov Sergei Vladimirovich Protopopov (Серге́й Владимирович Протопопов; Moscow – 14 December 1954, Moscow) was a Russian avant-garde composer and music theorist.
Sergei Vasilenko Sergei Nikiforovich Vasilenko (Серге́й Никифорович Василенко, Sergej Nikiforovič Vasilenko; – 11 March 1956) was a Russian and Soviet composer and music teacher whose compositions showed a ...
Sergei Yudin (tenor) Sergei Petrovich Yudin (Russian: Сергей Петрович Юдин, May 5, 1963) was a leading Russian operatic tenor with a lyric voice.
Sergey Antonov Sergey Antonov is a Russian-born cellist, living in the United States.
Sergey Lazarev Sergey Vyacheslavovich Lazarev (Серге́й Вячеславович Лазарев) (born 1 April 1983) is a singer, dancer and actor born in Moscow, Russia.
Shlomo Mintz Shlomo Mintz (Hebrew: שלמה מינץ) (born October 30, 1957) is an Israeli violin virtuoso, violist and conductor.
Simon Nabatov Simon Nabatov (born 11 January 1959 in Moscow) is a jazz pianist.
Slava (singer) Slava (Сла́ва, real name — Anastasia Vladimirovna Slanevskaya (Анастаси́я Влади́мировна Слане́вская); May 15, 1980) is a Russian singer, actress, model and public figure.
Tatiana Shebanova Tatiana Shebanova was a Russian pianist, born on 12 January 1953 in Moscow.
Tatyana Shmyga Tatyana Ivanovna Shmyga (Шмыга, Татьяна Ивановна; born December 31, 1928, Moscow, Soviet Union — died February 3, 2011) was a Soviet-born Russian operetta/musical theatre performer.
Tatyana Voronina Tatyana Voronina (Татьяна Воронина; born Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union) is the Soviet and Russian, pianist, singer and composer.
Timati Timur Ildarovich Yunusov (born August 15, 1983), better known by his stage name Timati (Ти́мати), is a Russian rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, actor and entrepreneur.
Valeri Brainin Valeri Brainin (aka Willi Brainin and Brainin-Passek, Валерий Борисович Брайнин (Valeri Borissovich Brainin)), Russian/German musicologist, music manager, composer, and poet.
Valery Kipelov Valery Alexandrovich Kipelov (Валерий Александрович Кипелов (born July 12, 1958), is a Russian music artist and composer, who was the vocalist of the heavy metal band Aria.
Vasily Shcherbakov Vasily Shcherbakov (Василий Фёдорович Щербаков, Vasily Fyodorovitch Shcherbakov; Born June 19 1969) is a Russian pianist, professor and composer.
Vera Dulova Vera Georgievna Dulova was a Russian harpist and instructor.
Victor Yoran Victor Yoran is a Russian cellist, with a recorded repertoire of Bach cello music.
Victoria Karasyova Victoria Igorevna Karasyova is a former Russian actress, singer, radio presenter and television personality.
Viktor Mirolyubov Viktor Sergeevich Mirolyubov (Виктор Серге́евич Миролюбов, January 22, 1860, Moscow, Russian Empire, – October 26, 1939, Leningrad, USSR) was a Russian opera singer (who performed as V.Mirov), j...
Vlad Topalov Vladislav Mikhailovich Topalov (born 25 October 1985) better known like just Vlad Topalov is a singer, dancer and actor born in Moscow, Russia.
Vladimir Kuzmin Vladimir Borisovich Kuzmin (Влади́мир Борисович Кузьмин born May 31, 1955) is a Russian rock singer and songwriter.
Vladimir Matetsky Vladimir Leonardovich Matetsky; May 14, 1952, Moscow is a Russian and Soviet composer, producer, and radio presenter.
Vladimir Vlasov Vladimir Vlasov (25 December 1902 (OS)/7 January 1903 (NS) Moscow – 7 September 1986 Moscow) was a Russian composer and conductor.
Vladimir Vysotsky Vladimir Semyonovich Vysotsky (25 January 1938 – 25 July 1980) was a Soviet singer, songwriter, poet, and actor whose career had an immense and enduring effect on Russian culture.
Voron Viacheslav Voron Viacheslav PAR; (Ворон Вячеслав; real name: Cherny Viacheslav, born October 21, 1967 in Mariupol, Ukraine) is a singer-songwriter of the Russian and Ukrainian chanson, music producer.
Vronsky & Babin Vronsky & Babin were regarded by many as one of the foremost duo-piano teams of the twentieth century.
Wladimir Vogel Wladimir Rudolfowitsch Vogel (b. 17 February/29 February 1896 in Moscow; d. 19 June 1984 in Zurich) was a Swiss composer of German and Russian extraction.
Youddiph Masha Katz (Маша Кац, also known as Youddiph, Юдифь, literally Judith, full name Maria Lvovna Katz, Мария Львовна Кац; 23 January 1973, Moscow) is Russian singer.
Yulia Volkova Yulia Olegovna Volkova (Юлия Олеговна Волкова pronunciation: Yuliya Olyegovna Volkova), (born 20 February 1985), is a Russian singer and actress best known as one-half of the Russian pop duo t.A.T.u.
Yuri Kasparov Yuri Sergeyevich Kasparov is a Russian-Armenian composer, music teacher and a professor at the Moscow Conservatory where he had studied for his doctorate under Edison Denisov.
Yuri Rozum Yuri Rozum (b. 1954, Moscow, USSR) is a Russian-born concert pianist and philanthropist.