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Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

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Russian composer of the Romantic era, who wrote some of the most popular pieces in the current classical repertoire, such as the 1812 Overture (to commemorate Russia's defense of Moscow against Napoleon), his ballets (Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, and The Nutcracker), and his symphonies.

Born 1840; died 1893.
  • International Tchaikovsky Competition

    A guide to the prestigious international competition held every four years in Moscow; includes information about the schedules and repertoire for current disciplines (piano, violin, cello, and voice), and an application form.

  • Tchaikovsky

    Devoted to research into the life and works of the popular Russian composer. Provides a biography, catalog of his compositions, and a substantial collection of articles and other resources.

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