“Weimar is a city of music, primarily classical music. Since 1872, the F. Liszt Conservatory has been here. Juri Lebedev — associate professor of the Weimar Conservatory, conductor, composer, head of the Thuringian Youth Orchestra, conductor of the Erfurt Opera House. We talked to him «what it means to be a conductor in general, what it means to be a conductor in Russia and Germany, as well as where he would stay if he had to choose between the two countries.»
“The Complete Collection of German Student Songs” Allgemeines Deutsches Kommersbuch
In 2005, Juri Lebedev, together with co-authors, prepared for publication the Complete Collection of German Student Songs. The work, which lasted several years, was published by Morstadt Verlag in Kehl and immediately became a bestseller in the academic community.