Alexey Nikolayevich Kofanov was born in 1971. His green years passed in the Siberian city Kemerovo, while in 1982 he moved to Leningrad - St Petersburg, where he studied in the Musorgsky Music College.
Alexey Kofanov has the command of talents. He is altogether a guitarist, singer, composer, literary man and artist. Kofanov's creation was honoured by the variety song's competition “Idols of the 21th Century”. Among the young composer's opuses there are four symphonies, two concertos for guitar and orchestra, Concerto for piano and orchestra, symphonic poem “Svetloyar” (firstly performed in the Petersburg Kapelle), more than hundred songs, the poetic collection “Occasional Phonations”, stories “Recruits” (together with N. Kofanov), novel “Dismantling”.
The Lyrical Pieces by Alexey Kofanov refer to different periods of the composer's creation. They are recommended to the students of music schools and all the music-lovers.
The Compozitor Publishing House o Saint-Petersburg has already issued several works by Alexey Kofanov, among which there are “Twelve Etudes”, “Three Fantasies” to the opera themes by P. I. Tchaikovsky, Georges Bizet and Andrew Lloyd Webber, so as the educational aid “Book of Guitar”.
The Pieces for two guitars sing the new stage in Alexey Kofanov’s creation. The author resorts to stylistic and just performing tricks, thus making the material attractive for material attractive for mature executants and the students of music schools.