Russian composer Sergey Akhunov was born in Kiev in 1967.
A graduate of the Kiev State Conservatory, Sergey started as an oboe player before moving on to other genres, including electronic music and Rock 'n roll. He made a decisive break from this style of music in 2005 to exclusively concentrate on orchestral and chamber music.
His prizes and awards include the 1st International Classical Music Award "Pure Sound" for his "Victor Hugo's Blank Page" (2019) and "White balance" Divertissement orchestra (2021), Gramophone critic's choice for CD Maxim Rysanov "In Schubert's Company" (2017), Ksenija Sidorova "Piazzolla reflections" (2021), a nomination for his CD "Sketches" in the prestigious International Classical Music Awards, 2017.
Sergey Akhunov's music is distributed by Fancymusic, Alfa classics, Melodya, Onyx and Glossa.
Since 2003 lives in Moscow.
ADAGIO: PRAYER FOR PEACE was written in the first week of March 22. Performed by OpensoundOrchestra
Oct. 9. 2021
Sergey Akhunov "Though your sorrows not" (official video)
text by e.e.cummings
Dmitry Sinkovsky & La Voce Strumentale
This video is part of a project SONGS&POEMS (Glossa 2021)
Oct. 1. 2021
Sergey Akhunov “Songs & Poems”
The new release under the Spanish-German label Glossa 2021.
Feuturing: soprano Julia Lezhneva, soloist of the Metropolitan opera Olesya Petrova, countertenor and violist Dmitry Sinkovsky, pianist Alexei Goribol, percussionist Dmitry Shchelkin, lutanist Luca Pianca and ensemble of baroque music La Voce Strumentale
Sep. 14. 2021
Varvara Myagkova: piano
Rybinsk, piano museum of Alexei Stavitsky. 30 March. 2021
Piano: Carl Goetze (1895)
Sound: Alexander Volkov
Video: Mikhael Surotdinov
Sep. 10. 2021
Four new sketches by Sergey Akhunov are performed on three period instruments in museum of piano in Rybinsk.
Buy digital album
Oct. 10. 2020
WHITE BALANCE. Divertissement orchestra. Ilya Ioff, Lidia Kovalenko
Sergey Akhunov - Passacaglia
Fancymusic's release. 2020. Music by Nastasia Khrustcheva, Anatoly Korolyov and Sergey Akhunov