Zagorsky [ Zagorschi ], Vasily Georgiyevich ( b Shevchenkovo, Odessa region, Ukraine , Feb 27, 1926 ). Moldovan composer . He studied at the Kishinev Conservatory under Gurov, graduating in 1952 . He was elected on to the board of the Moldovan Composers' Union in 1956 and was later its chairman ( 1964–90 ). He taught at the Kishinev Conservatory from 1956 and was appointed professor of composition and orchestration in 1983 . He has also directed and administrated the Moldovan State opera and ballet and has served on UNESCO's music committee.
composer and pianist . He completed studies at the Gnesin Institute (Moscow) in 1982 having studied the piano with V. Zhubinskaya and composition with Litinsky. He then graduated, in 1986 , from the Musicescu Academy of Music in Kishinev where he studied composition with Zagorschi and, after a career as a concert pianist and professor of piano, went on to become professor of music theory and composition there. He was later appointed visiting (guest) professor of composition at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canarias, and was also director of the International