The works of composer Alan Kuzmin, born in 1973, are characterized by great variety and originality. He writes in classical forms as well as mixed genres, including experimental opera projects. A special position in his output is occupied by the genre “numerophony”, a symphonic musical portrait in which a number, expressed through intervals and tone sequences, forms the thematic foundation of a work. Alan Kuzmin is a member of the Russian Association of Composers and the winner of numerous all-Russian competitions. His composition Ultima Thule is based on a text by Vladimir Nabokov and was written in 2002.