Vitaly A. Zhdanov


Born in Moscow, he graduated from the Department of Choir Conducting of Moscow Schnittke Institute of Music in 2006. In 2011 he graduated from the Choir Conducting Department of Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, then completed his postgraduate education at the Music Theory and History Department. Ph.D. (2014; scientific advisor — Assoc. Prof. Roman A. Nassonov; thesis: North German Sacred Concerto at the Second Half of the 17th Century and the Peculiarities of Its Style). Since 2007 to 2010 sang at the vocal ensemble Intrada, from 2009 to the present he has been working as a choirmaster of the National Research University HSE.