– VII international music festival Brass Days starts in Tula on 30 September and 12 October, the festival of brass art will open in the Small hall of the Moscow Conservatory, organizers said.
“Brass Days festival was established in order to increase public interest in the brass instrumental art in Russia and to present the best musicians in this area. The initiator and artistic Director of the festival has become one of the best trumpeters and young Symphony conductor of Russia Vladislav Lavrik. The festival is held under support of Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation, the Moscow Philharmonic, the Moscow state Conservatory. Tchaikovsky and Tula regional Philharmonic society”, – said the press service.
The organizers added that the concert in Tula on 30 September, opens not only the festival, but jubilee 80th season of the Tula regional Philharmonic society.
“In the program – works of Sergei Rachmaninoff: Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 2 solo which is one of the most brilliant pianists Boris Berezovsky, and Symphony No. 2 in e minor. The conductor’s State Symphony orchestra “New Russia” will rise Vladislav Lavrik,” – said the press service of the festival.
According to the press service, during the second day of the festival in Tula will be held the presentation of the new team of the Tula Philharmonic Symphony orchestra headed by Vladimir Lavrik. The concert program includes the music of Beethoven, Vivaldi, Mozart, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky.
“The concert will also be attended by the laureates of international competitions Anastasiya Timoshenko (violin), Vladislav Belousov (violoncello), and artistic Director of the ensemble will perform not only the role of conductor and soloist. 2 October in the Concert hall of the Philharmonic will play the Brass ensemble of soloists of the Bolshoi theatre”, – said the organizers.
The Moscow part of the festival kicks off with the music of Mozart, Vivaldi, Sarasate, posse, Kucera and Mancini performed by the Tula Philharmonic Symphony orchestra.
“The concert will also participate Anastasiya Timoshenko (violin) and Maxim Rubtsov (flute), Alexander Tikhonov (harp), Stanislav Davydov (French horn), Alexander Bakharev (trumpet), Leonid Guryev (trumpet), Fedor Steps (tuba), Alexander Rublev (trumpet). Soloist and conductor – V. Lavrik,” – said the press service of the festival.
On 26 October in the Small hall of the Moscow Conservatoire will be the brass Quartet Smoky moutain (USA), Quintet of wooden wind instruments, Colorado (USA), Moscow ensemble “Brass Music” and the New Life Brass Quintet them. So Dokshizer.
“November 4 in the Great hall of the Moscow Conservatory concerts of Italian trumpeter Andrea Giuffredi and the tuba player from Portugal Sergio Carolino. The program of the first Department was the works of L. Bernstein, J. Salguero, R. Minale, R. méndez. In the second part, performed by the state orchestra of Russia named. E. F. Svetlanov, under the direction of V. Lavrik will feature Symphony No. 9 (“From the New world”) antonín dvořák” – said the organizers of the Brass Days.
Completed international festival on 6 November in the Chamber hall of the Moscow Philharmonic ensemble performance “the Brass soloists of Russia”, the organizers added.
“The program – “classic for the ages”: Gershwin, Bernstein and Piazzolla. Also during the festival master classes are planned, which are aimed at increasing the level of musical and technical skills of performers on brass instruments and the development of education in the field of brass art”, – said the press service.