Muzykalnoye obozrenie national newspaper
Musicologist, journalist, critic, publisher, musical and public figure
Initiator, supervisor, art director and producer of festival, concert, exhibition, competition and composition projects, including All-Russian festivals Muzykalnoye obozrenie — 15 (2004); Muzykalnoye obozrenie — 20 (2009); Muzykalnoye obozrenie — 25 (2014); The Kruzheva Festival in Vologda, the Balakirev piano competition Russian Music and others; Moscow Philharmonic subscriptions: “Person: Composer”, “Music of War and Victory. The Stalin Prizes. Chamber Music of 1940-45” and others; Days of Muzykalnoye obozrenie national newspaper in more than 20 Russian cities; collaboration composition opuses “Ten Views on the Ten Commandments” and “Dedication. To the 100th Anniversary of Dmitri Shostakovich”; the composition project “Vologda Laces” commissioned by The Kruzheva Festival.
Supervisor of the exhibition A Window to the World Can Be Closed with a Newspaper at the Glinka Museum of Musical Culture (2014 To the 25th anniversary of Muzykalnoye obozrenie)
Author and publisher of the album Territory of Music. Inventions I, II (2009) and of the photo album Instrumentarium (2014).
Exhibitions of Ustinov’s art works Territory of Music. Inventions I, II, III have taken place in more than 20 Russian cities, from Vologda to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski.
Supervisor of the projects Moisey Weinberg. The Passenger. Russian Staged Premiere (premiered on 15 September, 2016 at the Ekaterinburg State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre) and Moisey Weinberg. Return (February, 2017, Moscow).
Chairman of the Board of the Association of Directors of Musical Competitions
Merited Arts Worker of Russia
Honorary Worker of the Union of Russian Composers
Laureate of the Shostakovich Prize of the Union of Russian Composers
Commander of the state and public awards of Russia and Poland.