Ilya Demutsky devoted his whole life to music. He's a composer, conductor, laureat of many prizes, his works are played in Russia and abroad.

Demutsky has worked with director Kirill Serebryannikov on music in «The Student» movie, «A Hero of Our Time» and «Nureev» ballets.

We met the composer during «Open Dialogues» and recorded an interview with him on inspiration, film music and cultural policy.

Никита Петров / Nikita Petrov