Fyodor Biryuchev is a pianist and composer, a graduate of Liceu Conservatory (Barcelona). The composer's sphere of interests is extremely wide, it extends from solo piano compositions to collaborations with orchestras, from works with the famous Ukrainian poet Yevhen Soya to experiments with prepared piano and electronics, from writing music to large-scale opera projects to work with ethnic musicians from various countries.
In the course of several extended live tours with more than 150 concerts across Europe, Asia and North America composer presented his five albums. Fyodor's music has been performed in countries such as the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Germany, Ukraine, Finland, Portugal, Italy, the Netherlands, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Türkiye, Russia, India, Thailand and Mexico. In 2017-2018 he took on the role of the sound producer and composer of the world's first classical opera in the immersive format «The Queen of Spades», working in cooperation with soloists from the Bolshoi Theatre. This project received a Russian National Award, «Onegin». In 2018 Fyodor collaborated with Severnaya Sinfonietta Orchestra under the direction of an Italian conductor Fabio Mastrangelo. In 2019 composer took part in Piano Day Festival and played concerts in Paris and Amsterdam. In 2020 in collaboration with Ukrainian poet Yevhen Soya Fyodor released his third album «Let me be frank». In 2022 Fyodor wrote music for three short movies, one of which has been included in the official selection of List-Off Filmmaker Sessions and Pinewood Studios 2022 in the UK. The same year Fyodor composed the music for a documentary performance about Marlene Dietrich «Say that you love me», directed by Valentina Wambolt and Anastasia Hristova, which was staged in Spain and Estonia. In 2022 music of Fyodor Biryuchev was performed and recorded by Liceu Conservatory Orchestra in Barcelona.
In May 2022, composer released his fourth album «Old Photographs». In this album, Fyodor Biryuchev combines tradition and a modern compositional approach, rethinks the legacy of the Slavic piano school of the 19th century and the works of European romantic composers.
While featuring academic sophistication and precision and a deep immersion of the listeners, Fyodor's concerts are at the same time full of vivid expressive presentation, powerful energy and charming atmosphere. His creative style is marked by diversity, imaginative and cinematic nature. His work is mostly influenced by Sergei Rachmaninoff, Frederic Chopin and Robert Schumann.
Fyodor's music resonates with the listener, it is something personal, devoid of the excessive conservatism and artificial pathos. The composer's music is inspiring, it astounds with its sincerity and tenderness. It sounds like a sea breeze, a long-awaited spring, a sky full of stars up in the mountains.