Vladimir Miller (Владимир Миллер)
Vladimir Miller (b. 1964) is a Russian Octavist and soloist of State Academic Cappella of St. Petersburg. Miller was born in Siberia in 1964 and has graduated the St. Petersburg State Conservatory with a degree in musicology. He studied voice under Kurt Moll in Germany, and soon became a leading soloist in the St. Petersburg State Academic Capella. Miller has performed a number of operatic roles, and has also became the first interpreter of many compositions, written specially for him (Alexander Iovlev, Iraida Jusupova, Alexander Knaifel, Timur Kogan, Victor Miniotas, Maria Petrenko, Andrei Samsonov). By preference, however, Vladimir Miller sings works from the Russian composers like Mili Balakirev, Alexander Borodin, Michael Glinka, Sergei Lyapunov, Modest Mussorgsky, Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Peter Tchaikovsky in addition to folk songs such as “The Legend of the Twelve Brigands”.