Yaroslav I. Timofeev


Musicologist, lecturer, music critic. 
Born in  Novgorod in 1988. Graduated from Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (2010). PhD (2014, dissertation: Stravinsky and "Khovanshchina" in the version of Diaghilev. Experience in source study and historical research, Scientific adviser —  Associate Professor R.A.Nasonov). Laureate of the 1st degree of the All-Russian Young Musical Critic Award “Resonance” (2015). Author of more than 700 publications in “Izvestia,” “Kommersant,” “Russia Beyond the Headlines” newspapers, “The New Times,” “Musical Life,” “Music Academy,” magazines, Colta.ru portal, etc. Compiling editor of the “Young Russian composers” book (with E. Musaelyan; Moscow, 2010).
In 2009–2015 — head of the musicology section of the Youth division of the Composers Union of Russia (MolOt). Since 2010 — scriptwriter, since 2015 — editor of the “Absolute Pitch” programme on the “Kultura” TV channel. In 2011–2015— music reviewer, in 2014–2015 — editor of the cultural section of the “Izvestia” newspaper. Since 2018 — Editor-in-chief of Journal "Music Academy". Expert of the Moscow State Philharmonic Society.