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Trustees

"The Board of Trustees comprises eminent artists, musicians and dancers whose work has been recognized and honoured by millions of people, and who have taught hundreds of thousands of pupils. They have formed the cultural landscape of
Russia and are a critical part of the Board of Trustees."

Andrey Raikin

  • Russian journalist, director, screenwriter and producer. Managing Director of Service of Information and Broadcasting for Kultura TV channel.
  • Member of the Euroasian Academy of Television and Radio.
  • Member of the Union of Journalists of Russia and the International Federation of Journalists.
  • The editor-in-chief of programs for the State radio company "The Voice of Russia" (Broadcasting to foreign countries).
  • The producer of programs in English for the World and Progress radio station.
  • Director of award winning documentaries for Russian television.

Alexander Zhurbin

  • Russian composer.
  • Recipient of the prestigious Worker of Arts of the Russian Federation award. Member of the Union of Composers, Union of Cinematographers, Union of Theatrical Figures and Union of Writers.
  • The host of the telecast "Melodies for Memory" on NTV..
  • The author and the leader of broadcasts "Musical Sounds" and "Musical Intersections" on Orpheus radio station and columnist of Izvestiya newspaper. The winner of the National award "Musical Heart of Theatre" in the category "The Best Music" Russian journalist, director, screenwriter and producer. Managing Director of Service of Information and Broadcasting for Kultura TV channel.

Marina O'Neill Spencer

  • A leading actress in the theatre European Stars of the Ballet
  • Director and the founder of the school “Young Ballet in London".
  • President of the prestigious festival "GB Dance and Music" in London.
  • Marina graduated from Vaganova Ballet Academy (St. Petersburg), danced in the Bolshoi Theatre and at the Maryinsky Theatre, was a soloist in the State Academic Ballet theatre of Boris Eifman.

Sergey Murzayev

  • Recipient of the prestigious award Honored Artist of Russia.
  • Soloist of the opera troupe of the Bolshoi Theatre.
  • He worked in the Metropolitan Opera and the Milan theatre La Scala
  • Winner of famous Russian and international singing competitions.
  • Winner of the Luciano Pavarotti International vocalist competition.
  • Winner of the competition "Gold Mask".

Yury Zakharenkov.

  • Received the prestigious award Honoured Worker of Culture of Russia.
  • Actor and leading theatrical figure.
  • Director of the Moscow State Theatre "Ekspromt"