Yanov-Yanovsky's music is like a quiet lake
teeming with life below the surface...
« Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky's musical voice is a testament to his deep interest in cultural understanding and communication... His compositions are embraced by classical musicians and audiences alike, as deeply appreciated in his Central Asia homeland as in the Western world » — Yo-Yo Ma
Mr. Yanov-Yanovsky, native of Uzbekistan, is one of the most prominent Uzbek composers. He studied composition and instrumentation with his father Felix Yanov-Yanovsky. He attended masterclasses with Edison Denisov, Poul Ruders and IRCAM.
Among his honours are Deuxieme Prix in the competition for sacred music in Fribourg (1991, for Lacrymosa), First Prize in the competition of the ensemble ALEA III in Boston, Massachusetts (1992, for Presentiment), the Prix Special de Nantes at the Festival International du Film de Cannes (1992, for Kammie [film score]), and the Prize of the Cinematographers Union of Uzbekistan (1995, for The History of Islam, shared with Felix Yanov-Yanovsky [score for a series of animated films]). His music has been performed in Austria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Sweden, the USA, and Uzbekistan, including two portrait concerts in Italy.
He founded the annual festival for contemporary music Ilkhom-XX in Tashkent in 1996 and served as its artistic director until 2006. He later served as composer-in-residence at the Siemens Foundation/Hearing Instruments Factory in New Jersey in 2002 and at Harvard University from 2008â€“10.
1814 Motion Picture Soundtrack
Siz Kim Siz Motion Picture Soundtrack
The Uncle Motion Picture Soundtrack
Attempt Motion Picture Soundtrack
Princess of Desert Motion Picture Soundtrack