The “All-Russian Philharmonic Seasons” project, implemented by Moscow State Philharmonic Society and Ministry of Culture of Russia since 2003, allows Novosibirsk citizens not only to enjoy the masterpieces of world classics of academic music, but also to hear at Novosibirsk Philharmonic concert venues performances by leading artists who have already won world recognition. In the current season, the stage of Arnold Kats State Concert Hall has already hosted Zlata Chochieva (piano, Moscow) and the Mariinsky Theater Chorus (St. Petersburg).
The program included: an introduction to Richard Wagner's "The Master-Singers of Nuremberg ", a concerto for cello and orchestra in A minor by Robert Schumann and Symphony No. 2 in E minor by Sergei Rachmaninov.
April 2nd, at Arnold Kats State Concert Hall, the world premiere of Sofia Gubaidulina's "Dialogue: I and You" will be performed by Vadim Repin and Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Andres Mustonen. The performance will be the culmination and at the same time the completion of the main program of the V Trans-Siberian Art Festival in Novosibirsk. The world premiere will be attended by its author, one of the largest living composers of nowadays. Also this evening will sound Gubaidulina's composition "The Horseman on a White Horse", "Unfinished Symphony" by Schubert and Piano Concerto by Schumann, soloist is Yukio Yokoyama.