LEADERS

The main Founder of the Fund

Artistic director of "Sirius" – the "Talent and Success" Foundation in Sochi, President and Artistic Director of the Semper Opera Ball in Dresden and the Dresden Opera Ball in St. Petersburg, Artistic Adviser to the General Director of State Academic Bolshoi Theater of Russia. Chief Executive and artistic director of a number of opera houses and concert halls in Europe and Russia, as well as the stage director of opera productions and gala concerts, as well as a manager of various international cultural projects.

Professor Hans-Joachim Frеy

President of the Fund

Viсtor Yampolsky 

Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Fund

Mikhail Shvydkoy 

Executive director of the Fund 

Dr. Christoph Leitl

Tamara Klivadenko

Founder and member of the Board of the Fund; since February 2019 she became the Executive Director of the Fund. She is the cultural project manager of such projects as the International Singing Competition of Italian opera "Competizione dell'Opera" in Austria, Germany and Russia, the Dresden Opera Ball in Germany and Russia, she worked as the Chief Artists Relation Specialist of Educational Fund "Talent and Success" (The Sirius Educational Center, Sochi) from 2017 till 2019. She is also the laureate of international and Russian singing competitions. 

The President of the Fund, Merited Artist of the Russian Federation, pianist, leader of the famous Rachmaninoff Trio ensemble, organizer of international festivals and educational projects  related to classical music.

Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cultural Cooperation. Laureate of the State Prize of the Russian Federation, Full Professor of Art Criticism, Professor of the Russian Institute of Theater Arts (GITIS), Supervisor of the Higher School of Cultural Policy and Management in the Humanitarian Sphere (Faculty) of Lomonosov Moscow State University, Artistic Director of the Moscow Musical Theater. 

Sergey Stepashin

President of the Russian Book Union, Chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society

Igor Milashevskij

General manager JSC GLONASS

Yevgeny Grigoryev

Chairman of the External Relations of Committee on external relations of the City Administration of St. Petersburg

President of the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry EUROCHAMBRES, Austrian politician (Austrian People's Party), former president of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKÖ)

Wolfgang Mayer

Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation in the Federal Land of Upper Austria, Member of the Executive Board of the Backaldrin International, the Kornspitz Company GmbH

Viktor Kiriyanov

President of the Russian Automobile Federation (RAF), member of the FIA World  Motor Sport Council, Managing Director for Infrastructure Projects of Rostec State Corporation

The Board of Trustees of the Fund 

Vadim Levin

Owner of the East Construction Company

Eduard Pichugin

Board member of Producers Guild of Russia

Irina Gerasimova

CEO and Artistic Director of the Russian State TV and Radio Music Centre

Thomas Dix

Director for Special Projects of Deloitte international audit and consulting company in Russia and CIS

Sayan Dondokov

Head of Government Relations of the Development Department of Deloitte international audit and consulting company

Maxim Shirokov

General Director of Unipro PJSC, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Management Board of Unipro PJSC

Gennady Alferenko

Social innovator, Holder of the Order of Saint Sergius of Radonezh of the Russian Orthodox Church

Matthias Schepp

Chairman of the Board of the Russian-German Chamber of Commerce