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31 мая 2018

Music era of Alexander I

International Foundation "Palaces of St. Petersburg"

Artistic Director - Honored Artist of Russia Maria Safaryants

presents to your attention

May 31, 20.00 Presidential Library

concert "Alexander the 1st - Blessed"

Music era of Alexander I

Column Hall Presidential library (Historical Holy Synod building) Senate Sq., 3



Narrator: writer, historian Alexander MYASNIKOV

Daniel LEBHARDT, pianoforte (Germany)

Antonina VESENINA, coloratura soprano (Mariinsky Theater)

Maria BAYANKINA, soprano (Mariinsky Theater)

Maria SAFARYANTS, violin

Sergey SLOVACHEVSKY, cello

Stanislav SOLOVYEV, pianoforte

Anatoly KUZNETSOV, pianoforte


Conductor - Ilya DERBILOV

In the concert program: Beethoven. Overture "Coriolanus". Concert for pianoforte №3; Alyabyev. Trio for violin, cello and piano; Glinka, Alyabyev, Gurilev, Varlamov - romances.

It seems that the Russian classical school of music was throughout the whole time. But there is a starting point for its appearance.

May 31 Alexander Myasnikov tells about the amazing era of classicism that overtook Russia and gave great Glinka; about the time when thanks to Glinka the Russian classical school of composers was founded; about the unexpected connection between Beethoven and Russia; about the phenomenon under the touching name "Alexandrovsky Bouquets", which had a significant impact on the musical culture of the country and much more.

Emperor Alexander I was involved with music all his life with strong bonds: he played the violin and his teacher was the virtuoso Ferdinant Dietz.

Beethoven and Fild are composers, who were later called the "Dutch Chopin" will be performed by world stars of piano horizon one of the most talented young pianists Daniel Lebhardt. The young and charming German pianist is unanimously regarded by critics as "an exceptional phenomenon of modern musical life".

Daniel is officially recognized as the most perspective pianist. Award with the appropriate name he received at the International Piano Competition in Sydney. The owner of many high-profile international awards and rewards plays the piano in concert halls and museums in the USA, Germany and Austria. His performances are expected in the Louvre of Paris, London's Wigmore Hall, the Budapest Museum of Liszt

Performed by Maria Safaryants (violin), Sergei Slovachevsky (cello) and Stanislav Solovyov will play Piano Trio No.1 of Alexander Alyabyev.

The vocal highlight of the evening will be the voices of soloists Antonina Vesenina and Maria Bayankina from the Mariinsky Theater. You will have the opportunity to hear the bestsellers of the era: the romances of Alyabyev, Varlamov, Gurilev

Antonina Vesenina performs the consigments of the coloratura soprano. She is a laureate of All-Russian and International competitions. One of the last prestigious victories is the III award and the silver medal at the International Vocal Competition in Toulouse (France)

The fascinating Maria Bayankina (soprano) is one of the most famous and sought-after soloists of the Academy of Young Opera Singers at the Mariinsky Theater. Maria is a Laureate of International Competitions. In 2013 she made her debut on the stage of the Mariinsky Theater in the Militris party ("The Tale of King Saltan"), then Violetta ("La Traviata").


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