Organist of the largest temple of the Baltics will perform a concert of the "Four Seasons" by Vivaldi at the festival "Classic"

24 november 2016, 12:38
On 6th of December in the Philharmonic Chamber Hall the concert of Jevgenija Lisicina will be held. The organist of the largest Riga Cathedral will present a solo program in the frameworks of the festival “Classic”, in which her own setting of the famous concert "Winter" from Vivaldi's cycle "The Seasons” will sound.

On 6th of December in Novosibirsk will be a solo concert of Jevgenija Lisicina. Her creative life is connected with the organ of the Riga Cathedral - the largest medieval church of the Baltic countries located in Riga. This is where the organist performs for more than 30 years, here she realized her most ambitious project - performed all the organ works by Bach (about 250 pieces) - in one cycle.

The Riga Cathedral is the face of Riga. It was built and rebuilt together with the city, and burned again from the ashes. The more I play here, the more I understand that there happens something good to people. Communication with the organ is a joy! It is a divine instrument forming one acoustic, meaningful, emotional and philosophical entity with the building where it lives,"- says Jevgenija Lisicina.

 Organ of the Riga Cathedral is recognized world cultural value, it is the fifth largest in the world.

Jevgenija Lisicina has performed more than a thousand concerts, she is known not only as a performer but also as the author of settings for the organ music written for other instruments.

In Novosibirsk, the organist will perform Bach, Vivaldi, Haydn and French composer of XX century Francis Poulenc. Also Jevgenija Lisicina will perform her own setting for organ of the concert "Winter" from Vivaldi's famous cycle "The Seasons". Philharmonic artists - laureate of international competitions Lev Terskov (piano) and Dmitry Khramov (percussion instruments) will participate in the concert.

International festival "Classic" will be held from 2nd to 8th of December and will bring together seven concerts of international, Russian and Novosibirsk performers in such genres as ballet, ancient and classical music. Among the stars of the festival there are Ilze Liepa, Alexander Rudin, organist Jevgenia Lisicina (Latvia), pianist Tanel Joamets (Estonia) and other stars. According to the organizers, the program includes compositions that represent classic examples of its genre. The slogan of the festival is "Art of the highest standard".

The partner of the festival is “Rosbank”.

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