Dear customers, we would like to inform you that due to the current situation concerning the novel corona virus, exit restrictions have been imposed in Austria. For this reason we kindly ask you to send all requests in written form to [email protected]. We ask for your patience in case we are not able to process your requests at the usual speed - due to legal regulations, companies in Austria are currently only able to operate at reduced capacity. However, we would like to assure you that Universal Edition will continue to look after its customers in times like these. Best regards, your Universal Edition team.
Nicolai Podgornov was born in Leningrad on 8th March 1950 into a musical family. For 10 years he attended the Leningrad Music School for very gifted children where, in addition to general subjects, he studied piano, singing, conducting and other music subjects. During his military service he played in a wind band and afterwards performed with various pop and rock groups as well as jazz orchestras as pianist, composer and conductor. At the same time his projects included composing for theatre, film and TV (e.g. for Radio Liberty in New York).
Since 1991 he has worked and lived in Germany.