General Producer of The Contest, People’s artist of Russia, composer, President of the “ARS” holding
Igor Jakovlevich Krutoy was born on July, 29th, 1954 in the city of Gajvorone of the Kirovograd region. In the childhood Igor independently learned to play the bayan (chromatic button accordion) and performed with school ensemble. After graduation from the music school Igor Krutoy entered the theoretical faculty of the Kirovograd music school from which he graduated with distinction in 1974. He was not able to proceed to the Kiev conservatory because of a failed exam in the Communist Party History. Since 1975, Igor Krutoy taught music classes at a rural school.
The ‘New Wave’ and ‘New Wave Junior’ Contests CEO.
‘Such a serious music event as the ‘New Wave’ International Contest of Young Pop Singers is committed to finding the best and the brightest, ‘ this is the motto that drives Alexander Rumyantsev’s hard, relentless and creative work as the Contest CEO.
Alexander Rumyantsev comes from a Moscow family of in-born musical talents. His grandfather, Vladimir Nikolayevich Belov, was a renowned composer of frontline songs popular with contract troops, and songs about the Motherland that were well-known to several generations.
Alexander Revzin – Chief Director-Producer New Wave and New Wave junior
The Chief Director of the project A.Revzin was born in the middle of last century in Donetsk in a neighborhood of commoners and mineworkers, where he picked up smoking and alcohol use, along with a habit to work hard and the ability to make brilliant ideas happen. Thus, unlike miners, he managed to earn occasional salaries. At some point, he moved from that Donbass known as a ‘a proletarian forge’, to St. Petersburg, a so-called ‘forge of intellectuals’. As a student of music and theatrical production, he got to know many national luminaries of Arts. The new environment introduced him to drinks and smoking unaffordable by miners, and facilitated the development of his ability to hoist ideas into a skill to generate amazing unconventional ideas.
Executive Director of the ‘New Wave’