President of the Union of Composers of Russia opened in Novosibirsk the series of concerts of contemporary music

14 december 2012, 12:00
On 14 December the series of concerts «Panorama of music of Russia» was opened on the stage of Novosibirsk Philharmonic Society. Works by composers of Moscow and Kazan were performed by Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra and soloists from Moscow. The authors and the President of the Union of Composers of Russia Vladislav Kazenin were present at the concert. Concert series of contemporary music were organized by the Union of Composers of Russia together with Novosibirsk Philharmonic Society. The program of four instrumental concertos by contemporary authors was already performed in Nizhny Novgorod and the Republic of Mari El, in our city it opened series «Panorama of music of Russia».

«Today's composers and young musicians need support from the part of communities and from the state. With the support of the Philharmonic society we will realize three more concerts: symphonic, chamber and choral», — the President the Union of Composers of Russia Vladislav Kazenin commented.

"Contemporary music should be an integral part of the modern sound landscape and we are making great efforts to this: the modern opera of Novosibirsk author Andrey Krotov was staged on our stage. The Philharmonic society organized a concert of the Youth Department of the Union of Composers. In January we again hear the music created by Novosibirsk students-composers: video suite for choir, band and DJ, which includes sounds and styles Industrial and Dub-step», — said Vladimir Kaluzhsky, Philharmonic artistic director, president of Siberian branch of the Union of Composers.

The next concert series «Panorama of music of Russia» will be held in February and will be devoted to works of Siberian composers.

At the first concert of the series Novosibirsk philharmonic orchestra under the direction of Ekhtibar Akhmedov performed the instrumental concertos by Rashid Kalimullin (Kazan), Gennady Chernov and Vladislav Kazenin (Moscow). The musicians, invited from Moscow, performed solos: Alexander Trostiansky (clarinet), Alia Vodovozova (flute), Viatcheslav Poprugin (piano).

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