Sergey Akhunov, a Russian composer, was born in Kiev in 1967.
A graduate of the Kiev State Conservatory, S. Akhunov started as an oboe player and worked in different genres, including electronic music and Rock n roll. In 2005 he made a decisive break from these genres and devoted himself to orchestral and chamber music.
As he said – “it has taken me almost 40 years to understand what kind of music I really want to write”
A list of Sergey Akhunov's musical works includes a great number of compositions for chamber ensembles and symphony orchestras.
He is prize-winner of 1-st International Classical Music Award “Pure Sound” for “Victor Hugo’s blank page” audio recording
In 2017 his CD Sketches was nominated on prestigease Inrernational classical music award.
In the 2017 The CD “In Schubert’s company” became a Gramophone critic choice.
2014 MELODIA. ANTONIO VIVALDI & SERGEY AKHUNOV: THE SEASONS
Julia Igonina & pARTita ensemble
2015 TEREM-MUSIC. Sergey Akhunov CHAMBER WORKS with various artists.
2016 FANCYMUSIC. Sergey Akhunov SKETCHES with Polina Osetinskaya & Ilya Hoffman
2017 ONYX Classic Maxim Rysanov & Sinfonietta Riga “In Schubert’s company” music by Franz Schubert, Sergey Akhunov, Leonid Desyatnikov & Dobrinka Tabakova.
2018 FANCYMUSIC. “Victor Hugo’s blank page” (2 CD)
Julia Igonina, Rustam Komachkov, Alexei Goribol, Sergei Poltavsky, Ailen Prithin, Andrei Gugnin, Musica Viva Orchestra, Divertissement Orchestra, Dmitry Schelkin, Yuri Polubelov, New Russian Quartet, Evgeny Rumyantsev, Grigori Krotenko, Maria Bushueva, Elena Kharitonova, Ekaterina Nazarova.
Release date: October 12, 2018