Nikolai Semyonovich Rabinovich (Russian : Николай Семенович Рабинович) (7 October 1908- 26 July 1972) was a Russian conductor and teacher.
Rabinovich studied under Nikolai Malko  and graduated from the Leningrad Conservatory in 1931, becoming a professor in 1968.  He trained a series of notable conductors including Yuri Simonov, Neeme Järvi, Vladislav Chachin, Vitaliy Kutsenko, and Victor Yampolsky. 
He was director of the Mikhaylovsky Theatre 1944–1948.
Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov was a Russian composer, and a member of the group of composers known as The Five. He was a master of orchestration. His best-known orchestral compositions—Capriccio Espagnol, the Russian Easter Festival Overture, and the symphonic suite Scheherazade—are staples of the classical music repertoire, along with suites and excerpts from some of his 15 operas. Scheherazade is an example of his frequent use of fairy-tale and folk subjects.
The N. A. Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg State Conservatory, also known as the Leningrad Conservatory, is a school of music in Saint Petersburg, Russia. In 2004, the conservatory had around 275 faculty members and 1,400 students.
Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov or Liadov was a Russian composer, teacher and conductor.
Nikolai Semyonovich Golovanov, PAU, was a Soviet conductor and composer, who was married to the soprano Antonina Nezhdanova.
Tahiti Trot, Op. 16, is Dmitri Shostakovich's 1927 orchestration of an arrangement of "Tea for Two" from the musical No, No, Nanette by Vincent Youmans. It had previously been arranged by the composer Boris Fomin (1900–1948) for inclusion in his operetta "The Career of Pierpont Blake" in 1926, with Russian lyrics by Konstantin Podrevsky (1888–1930), who had given the new lyrics the title "Tahiti Trot."
Nicolai Andreyevich Malko was a symphonic conductor.
Nikolai Nikolayevich Tcherepnin was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. He was born in Saint Petersburg and studied under Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory. He conducted for the first Paris season of Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes.
Nikolai Ivanovich Noskov is a Russian singer and former vocalist of the hard rock band Gorky Park. Five-time winner of the Golden Gramophone. He was also a member of Москва (Moscow) ensemble in the early 1980s, in band Гран-при in 1988, just before joining Gorky Park, and much later in the 1990s in band Николай (Nikolai). Starting 1998, Noskov had a solo career releasing six solo albums. In 2015, he was jury in second season of reality TV series Glavnaya Stsena.
Evgeni Mikeladze was a leading Georgian orchestra conductor of the 1930s, executed during the Joseph Stalin's Great Purges.
Ilya Aleksandrovich Musin was a Russian conductor, a prominent teacher and a theorist of conducting.
Konstantin Saradzhev was an Armenian conductor and violinist. He was an advocate of new Russian music, and conducted a number of premieres of works by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Modest Mussorgsky, Igor Stravinsky, Sergei Prokofiev, Nikolai Myaskovsky, Dmitri Shostakovich, and Aram Khachaturian. His son Konstantin Konstantinovich Saradzhev was a noted bell ringer and musical theorist.
Vadim Zinovyevich Rabinovich, is a Ukrainian Jewish businessman, politician, president of the All-Ukrainian Jewish Congress, leader of the For life party, presidential candidate in the 2014 elections and former deputy of the Ukraine VIII faction of the Opposition Bloc. Currently he is a member of the pro-Russian block Opposition Platform — For life.
Nikolai Semyonovich Patolichev was Minister of Foreign Trade of the USSR from 1958 to 1985. Prior to that, he was the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Byelorussia from 1950 to 1956.
Grigori (German) Semyonovich Gamburg was a Russian (Soviet) violinist, violist, composer and conductor.
The year 1962 was marked by many events that left an imprint on the history of Soviet and Russian Fine Arts.
Nikolai Sulima was a Russian statesman and military commander, a General of the Imperial Russian Army during Napoleonic Wars and the November Uprising. A distant descendant of hetman Ivan Sulyma and numerous Polish noble families, he joined the army early in his life.
Helen Quach was a Vietnamese-born symphony conductor who founded the Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra in Sydney, served as the music director of the Manila Symphony Orchestra and guest conducted for symphonies around the world.
Nikolai Semyonovich Belov was a Soviet scientist in the field of hydroelectricity awarded the title Hero of Socialist Labour.
Nikolai Myaskovsky's Symphony No. 5 in D Major, Op. 18, was written in 1918. It was premiered on 18 August 1920 by the conductor Nikolai Malko.
Nikolai Semyonovich Reznichenko was a Soviet and later Russian military officer who held a number of posts in the country's border forces, reaching the rank of general-polkovnik. His career culminated with the position of first deputy and chief of staff of the Federal Border Service of the Russian Federation.