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Boris Loginov

Boris Loginov is a Ukrainian composer born on 27 October 1990 in Kyiv. He tried himself in various musical genres and styles and worked with various ensembles: symphony orchestra, chamber orchestra, choir, chamber ensembles, and solos. He also worked in the field of electroacoustic music and music for theater productions and art performances. Author of film soundtracks.

In 2009 he graduated from M. I. Chembergi Children Academy of Arts in Kyiv, a piano class of Professor N. Romenska. From 2009–2017, he studied at the National Music Academy of Ukraine, a piano class of Professor T. Roschyna, and a composition class of Professor L. Kolodub (including a post-graduate course). In 2019 he studied at The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music (Warsaw, Poland) in the class of Professor Marcin Błażewicz, as a Gaude Polonia scholarship program fellow. He has participated in composer master classes of Jaime Reis, Stefan Prins, Annette Vande Gorne, Mehmet Can Özer, Michael Price, and Alla Zagaykevych.

Loginov’s pieces were performed at Kyiv Contemporary Music Days (2016, 2017, 2021), projects of Collegium Musicum (2014, 2016), Dzenzelivka Classical Week (2015, 2016, 2017), international music festival Odessa Classics (2021), New York Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival (2021). He participated in the Amadoka project as part of the literary and translation festivals Translatorium (2021) and Translationale Berlin (2022) and performed during the presentation of project Planeta Ukrain 2022 in the framework of Triennale Milano (Milan, Italy), Jauna Muzika 2022 (Vilnius, Lithuania), and Gaudeamus Festival 2022 (Utrecht, Netherlands).

His works were played by Orest Smovzh (violin), Antonii Baryshevskyi (piano), Zhanna Marchynska (cello), Nina Guo (vocal), Dmytro Choni (piano), Olga Kulchynska (vocal), Dmytro Pashynskyi (clarinet), Serhii Vilka (flute), Gleb Kanasevich (clarinet), Lindsey Eckenroth (flute), Pierluigi Clemente (guitar), Anastasia Stovbyr (piano), Mariya Khylko (organ), as well as Kyiv Symphony Orchestra (conductor Mykola Lysenko), Rivne Regional Philharmonic Orchestra (conductor Ivan Ostapovych), FEATURES.UA choir (conductor Natalie Begma), Alter Ratio vocal ensemble (conductor Olga Prykhodko), Lux Vocal Ensemble (conductor Ulrike Heider), Sed Contra Ensemble, Synaesthesis Ensemble, and others.

Selected works

Miniature for cello solo (2017)

Performed by Zhanna Marchinska

24 December 2017, Kyiv Contemporary Music Days 2017, Kalita Art Club gallery, Kyiv


The Two for wind duo (2016)

Performed by Gleb Kanasevich (clarinet) and Lindsey Eckenroth (flute)

5 March 2021, New York Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival, Ukrainian Museum of New York


ininterludes for choir & claves (2020)

Performed by FEATURES.UA choir, conductor: Natalie Begma

26 February 2020, church of Saint Basil the Great, Kyiv


Full version: soundcloud.com/boris-loginov-261416500/ininterludes-for-choir-claves2020 

R I T E for vocal ensemble (2021)

Performed by vocal ensemble Alter Ratio, conductor: Olga Prykhodko

5 June 2021, 7th International Music Festival Odessa Classics, Odesa Green Theater


Three songs on poems by Paul Celan (2020)

Performed by Elza Zherebchuk (soprano)

Released 23 November 2020


Funded by the Stabilisation Fund for Culture and Education of the German Federal Foreign Office and the Goethe-Institut. goethe.de

Project team: Les Vynogradov, Albert Saprykin, Mariia Tytova, Polina Horodyska, Daria Vdovina, Dmytro Babenko, Olha Sauh