Yuri V. Krasavin was born in 1953 in Kharkov. At first he studied at the Krasnodar College of Music, then at the Leningrad College of Music named after N. A. Rimsky-Korsakov, in the class of Galina Ustvolskaya. In 1986 he graduated from the Leningrad State Conservatory in the class of Alexander Mnatsakanyan.
The music of Yu.V. Karsavin began to compose in 1970. He composed two concerts for piano and orchestra, the Novgorod Concert for piano four hands, orchestral pieces, pieces for chamber ensembles, three piano sonatas, many piano compositions, plays for children.
In 1999, the composer was awarded the prize of the Prokofiev International Composers Competition. In the same year, the premiere of his ballet Magrittomania at the San Francisco Opera House. In 2003, the premiere of a concert for violin and cello with the orchestra "Seven Stops in Southeast Asia" took place in Berlin. Yuri Krasavin is the author of music for a number of films, including Tsar, Brest Fortress, Isaev, and Quiet Flows the Don.
The Pechorin Suite for the symphony orchestra was commissioned by the Bolshoi Theater in 2014, on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of M. Yu. Lermontov.
1. Princess Mary
2. Gossip and rumors
3. The mainsail. Pechorin and Vera
4. Grushnitsky promoted to officers. New uniform
5. Conspiracy against Mary at the ball. Drunk
7. Quarrel and challenge to a duel
9. Pechorin and Mary. Last meeting
10. Morning. Undine's Song
11. Pechorin and Ondine. Games
12. The night. Duel of Pechorin and Undina
13. Undine and Yanko
14. The arrival of Pechorin and Maxim Maksimych for a wedding in the village
17. Pechorin and Bela. Love
18. Kazbich abducts Bela. Chase
19. The death of Bela
20. Epilogue. Check out Pechorin, farewell to Maxim Maksimych