Yuri is a multi award winning composer who has worked on over twenty feature films ,

hundreds of television programmes and written six musicals:

Illuminati Lizards from Outer Space (with Paul Western-Pittard)

had an Off Broadway run in 2019 and opened the NYMF festival.

Margaret Fulton: I Sang for My Supper (with Doug McLeod)  is currently touring Australia.

my Voice (in pre-production)

Bondi High (with Brendan Luno) had a ticketed public read at Bondi Pavilion (Sydney 2019)

Surfers (with Ian McFadyen)  and Rainbow Cruising are musicals

in various stages of development.

Music composition screen credits include:

Film: Love the Beast (Eric Bana), Take Away (Rose Byrne), You and Your Stupid Mate (Nathan Philips), 

The Mao Game (Kirsty Alley and Piper Laurie), Little Oberon (Sigrid Thornton) and Halifax f.p.(Essie Davis).

Animation: Dogstar (Disney), The Flaming Thongs, Lil’ Larrikins, Animalia (Emmy award) and Never Mind the he Gumwalds (Disney).

Television: Utopia, Mad as Hell, Newstopia and Your Generation (Shaun Micallef), The Art of Australia (BBC/ABC)

Big Girls Blouse (Kath and Kim), the AFI Awards (Hugh Jackman), Agony Uncles and Aunts,

Sit Down Shut Up, Hamish and Andy, Letters and Numbers, Big Bite (Chris Lillie), Fast Forward (Magda Szubanski), Full Frontal and Comedy Company.


As a score supervisor and music producer Yuri has worked on many international movies and events including:  It Runs in the Family (Michael and Kirk Douglas), Empire Falls (Philip Seymour Hoffman and Paul Newman), Shiner (Michael Caine), the Sydney Olympics Opening Ceremony and the Sydney Para-Olympics Closing Ceremony, Neighbours, One Night the Moon (Paul Kelly), Human Touch (Katie Noonan), Nijinski (Derek Jacobi, Paul Cox), The Fine Art of Love (Jaqueline Bisset) and Unfolding Florence (Gillian Armstrong). Yuri was synth supervisor for Jerry Goldsmith on "Warlock".


As record producer Yuri won multiple platinum albums (production and engineering) on Anthony Warlow’s first two breakout orchestral albums “Centre Stage” and “On the Boards”. He has produced music for Peter Andre (“Give a Little Sign”), Peter Cousens (“Love Changes Everything”), Jamie O'Neil, Russell Crowe, and Diana Krall.


As a musician Yuri was a member of the Christie Allen Band, one half of legendary 90's rap duo Special K and Main Man Yuri and founding member of super group Way Back Five, which featured Michael Hutchence of INXS, Kate Ceberano and James Reyne.


Yuri was musical director and composer for:  the Centenary of Federation Concert (Deborah Byrne, Deborah Cheetham and Todd McKenny), Circus Oz, Outer Sink (Nigel Triffit and Lost Trios Ringbarkus), Bonderama, Tiny Tim’s Australian tour, every network televised Comedy Gala  (Bea Arthur, Terry Jones, Jason Byrne and Lenny Henry  etc.) and Micallef Tonight (Jose Feliciano, Percy Sledge and Delta Goodrem)


 

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