Lev Solin

Honoured artist of the Russian Federarion Composer Lev Solin was born 21 May, 1923. In 1947 graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory (A.B. Goldenweiser’s piano class).In 1958 – from the Gnessin Institute (A.I.Khachaturyan’s composition class). In 1948-1958 taught in the Musical School under the jurisdiction of the Moscow Conservatory. In 2003 was awarded the Honour Award. Among his works:Ballet Penelope (own libretto),1987Operetta Ladies and HussardFour concerto pieces for the symphonic orchestra, 1956Symphonic Variations, 1958Dramatic poem “The Revolt” 1974Suite for the Shakespeare’s drama, 1979Theatre album (from the music for the plays), 1980Quintets for piano, flute, flute and piano, voice and piano, choir, symphonic poems, marches ans waltzes for the brass band, pieces for ensembles, songs, etc. Music for the drama plays in the Vakhtangov, Central Puppet Theatre, Maly Theatrem, St.Petersburg Comedy Theatre, Mayakovsky Theatre and many others. Lev Solin died 29 September, 2008.

No cross, no crown, 1954
The Sixth Floor 1956
City on the dawn, 1957
Irkutsk story 1959
Dion, 1965
The trap, 1965
Children of the Sun, 1968
Man with a gun, 1970
Antony and Cleopatra, 1971
The front line, 1975
The Waiting, 1977
The Wood demon, 1979

Puppets have something to say, 1957
An Oldman and a Crane, 1958
Vlas, fool and idler, 1959
The Key, 1961