Las Vegas, NV
The composer, singer and sound producer.
Vasily Bogatyrev was born on May 31, 1966 in Odessa, Ukraine. From very young age, Vasily was enrolled in a very competitive musical school and, in 1986, graduated from the Odessa School of Arts with a specialization in Classical Piano, Vasily Bogatyrev is a multitalented individual, being one of the most popular singers in Russia while also being a renowned composer, who is able to create memorable instrumental music and songs. One would be hard-pressed to find a musical star on the Russian stage who does not or has not performed songs written by Vasily Bogatyrev.
As a musician and singer, he was performed in some of the best venues in Russia, including the Kremlin Palace, the Theatrical Stage “Russia” in Moscow, the Concert Hall “Ubileyniy” in St. Petersburg , the Concert Hall in Yurmala, Latvia, and many, many others.
In 2007, Vasily Bogatyrev opened his own studio, CosmosStudioRecords, where he performers as a composer and sound editor for Russian stars, European stars, including “PushKing” and Dan McCafferty (Nazareth).
In 2002, Vasily Bogatyrev began his work in USA as a musician and composer, writing the music for “Balagan”, which was produced by Firebird Productions Inc. The show started to wide acclaim in the Beau Rivage Casino and Hotel in Mississippi. At the present time, this show is very popular in the Gold Strike Casino in Tunica, Mississippi. In 2003, Vasily Bogatyrev wrote original music for a new show produced by the same companies called “Taganai”. This show is able to combine different circus acts and popular choreography and has been successfully exhibited in the Beau Rivage Casino and Hotel, in the Bush Gardens Tampa Bay Theme Park, and the El Dorado Casino in Reno, Nevada. In 2005, Vasily Bogatyrev wrote music for the newest show, “Izuru”, in which he has combined Russian folkloric music along with traditional Chinese music, as this show was created to unite the Russian and Chinese culture. This show ran for over five months in the Beau Rivage Theater in Biloxi, Mississippi. Another show entirely written by Vasily Bogatyrev is “Aga-Boom”, a comedy show which was successfully showcased over many different prestigious stages within the USA, including the “New Victory” Theater in NYC, as well as countries like Japan, Korea, UA Emirates. The music from “Aga Boom” was nominated for the Ovation award in the best touring show category, along with other well-known nominees as “The Producers”, “42 Street”, ets.
Vasily Bogatyrev has released ten CDs with his music, including four thay were released in USA. These CDs include the music written by him for different shows, as well as his original music and songs. In Russia, Vasily Bogatyrev has been awarded with the Big Gold Medal and the official title of “National Treasure”, which showcases his unique status in Russia.