Mikhail Quadri (1897-1929) – Russian composer, student of Nikolai Myaskovsky. A close friend of Lev Oborin and Dmitri Shostakovich. In 1929 was indicted as «participant of counterrevolutionary conspiracy» and executed. After that his music was erased from musical history almost for 90 years.
Piano sonata №1 was perfomed for the first time after composer’s death by Alexey Logunov in Glinka’s Hall of Saint-Petersburg philharmonic. Concert took place on 26 March 2018 as a part of 2nd international festival “World of Art. Contrasts”.