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16 июня 2018

Solemn concert for the 100th anniversary of the State Museum "Tsarskoe Selo"

International Foundation "Palaces of St. Petersburg"

Artistic director – Honored Artist Of Russia Maria Safaryants

Presents to your attention

JUNE 16, 2018, 20:30

GMZ "Tsarskoe Selo", Catherine Palace, Throne Room

To the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Tsarskoye Selo museum-reserve



Federico MONDELCI, saxophone (Italy)

Gianni IORIO, bandoneon (Italy)

State Symphony Orchestra of the Leningrad Region "TAVRICHESKY"

Conductor - Vasily SINAJSKY


In a programme:

Masterpieces of film music

Tchaikovsky Overture-fantasy "Romeo and Juliet"

Mendelssohn Italian Symphony

Compositions by Gianni Iorio


Sensual bandoneon and passionate saxophone - a magnificent duo of musical instruments will sound in the luxurious Throne Room of the Catherine Palace. A concert dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Tsarskoye Selo State Museum and will be held under the guidance of the legendary conductor Vasily Sinaisky.

One of the greatest bandoneonists of the planet Gianni Iorio will perform this evening. The melomaniacs describe the sound of bandoneon, whose "voice" varies from clear and refined to hoarse, like an endless series of bliss and vice. Without bandoneon it is impossible to imagine tango music, it gives it a unique piercing sound.

Maestro Iorio is a laureate of a number of international music competitions. As a pianist and bandoneonist performed in many theaters and concert halls in Europe, he took part in festivals in Rome, Venice, Genoa, Turin, Palermo, Udine, Milan, Munich, Bratislava, Vienna, Paris, Zagreb, and others.

The musician, who is able to perform on the saxophone absolutely everything, is called Federico Mondelchi, therefore he is one of the most outstanding saxophonists of our time. For this Italian musician, who became one of the favorite artists for the Petersburg and Russian public, many contemporary composers write works. In the Throne Room, Federico will perform Fantasia on the themes from Giacomo Puccini's opera Tosca and the famous tangos of Astor Piazzolla.

The Concert will be accompanied by the State Symphony Orchestra of the Leningrad Region "Tavrichesky" under the direction of Vasily Sinaisky who is one of the most authoritative Russian conductors of our day. The list of orchestras that the maestro has conducted in recent years is unusually wide and includes the best Russian and international symphony orchestras. Vasily Sinaisky is an opera conductor of the highest status and world recognition, having performed a number of productions in opera houses in Russia and other countries.

The duration of the concert is 2 hours.


A buffet will be available for the guests of the concert.


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