Boris Tishchenko (1939–2009) — modern composers in Russia. His creations — both orchestral and chamber ones are distinct for profundity, rebellious spirit, elaborated symphonic conceptions. His thematic material is used to be mostly unambiguous and vivid, being led to extensive mighty zeniths and explosive apexes.
Boris Tishchenko's creative process is intensive indeed. He is the author of more than 140 opuses, including seven enumerated symphonies, four entitled symphonies (“The French”, “The Pushkin Symphony”, “Robusta”, “The Blokade Chronicle”, “Requiem” to the verses by Anna Akhmatova, concertos for different instrumental casts, ballet “Yaroslavna”, “Twelve O'Clock”, “Fly the Clatterer”, choreo-symphonic cycliade “Beatrice”, ten piano sonatas, sonatas for the strings, quartets, vocal cycles.