A multiple award-winning music director, arranger, conductor and composer. He received his first Grammy Award for Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida, for which he produced, orchestrated and conducted the Tony Award-winning score. He was also music director on Broadway for Tarzan, Bombay Dreams (receiving a Tony nomination for best orchestration), Sunset Boulevard, Aspects Of Love, Chess, Les Misérables, Starlight Express, Cats and The Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber with Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman.
Bogaev’s second Grammy Award win was as executive producer of the soundtrack to the Oscar-winning film musical Chicago. His other motion picture musicals include Nine, Across The Universe, Dreamgirls, Connie And Carla, and animated features The Lion King, Tarzan, Mulan and The Emperor’s New Groove.
He has worked with such stars as Sting, Phil Collins, Elton John, U2, ABBA, A. R. Rahman, Barbra Streisand, Whitney Houston, Beyonce Knowles, Toni Braxton, Jennifer Hudson, Queen Latifah, Keith Urban, Harry Connick Jr., Fergie Duhamel, and many more.