8 shows in 4 European countries will be given by Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra on the eve of its anniversary

20 february 2016, 09:43
On 28th of February Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra will set off for big tour through Europe, dedicated to 60th anniversary of the collective. Its culmination is going to be the performance on the stage of the hall Konzerthaus in Vienna. The tour will be ended with the first in the history of orchestra performance in the Concert Hall of Mariinsky Theatre.

On the eve of its anniversary Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra will go to a great tour through Europe. During two weeks from 28th of February to 12th of March the collective will perform 8 concerts: four - in Spain, two - in Germany - one in Austria, on the stage of Concert hall Konzerthaus in Vienna. This is one of the most famous concert halls of classical music in the world, receiving world-class soloists and ensembles. During the European tour collective will be conducted by Thomas Sanderling, principal guest conductor of the Orchestra. On 11th of March, as the final chord of the tour, Orchestra, in the framework of Trans-Siberian Art Festival, will perform in the Concert Hall of Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, and will be conducted by Gintaras Rinkevicius, artistic director and chief conductor of the collective. Violinists Alena Baeva, Leticia Moreno, Mone Hattori and pianist Valentina Lisitsa will solo in concerts of this tour.

“Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra is a stronghold of musical concert culture not only of Novosibirsk, but also of whole Russia, - said General Director of Novosibirsk State Philharmonic Society Tatiana Lyudmilina. - The upcoming tour is extremely important for the development and positioning of the collective on the world music scene. This project is not easy for Philharmonic in economic terms - we invest our own financial resources, and all the organizational moments for such a large collective took much effort. But all the efforts are worth it. We are immensely pleased that this visit will take place on the eve of the official celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the collective".

"On this tour there are beautiful concert halls in Madrid, Zaragoza, Düsseldorf, but the most important to be considered is Konzerthaus Wien in Vienna, - says Thomas Sanderling, Principal Guest Conductor of Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra. – It isn’t necessary to explain what Vienna for the history of music is. The upcoming tour is a very responsible one. Orchestra understands and enjoys this possibility and focuses on the implementation of the tasks ahead. "

The first concerts of the tour will be held in Spain, where Alena Baeva, famous Russian violinist, will perform as a soloist in three programs. On 29th of February in Concert Hall of Auditorio de Zaragoza in Zaragoza Orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra and Symphony №4. On 1st of March in Concert Hall Alicante Adda in Alicante Brahms’ Concerto for violin and orchestra and Shostakovich's Symphony №5 will sound, and on 2nd of March, Concert Hall Auditorio y Centro de Congresos Victor Villegas in Murcia will held Shostakovich’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra and Symphony №5.

The soloist gives concerts with the leading symphonic orchestras of the world, performs in the best concert halls, including the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Carnegie Hall in New York. She has earned the recognition of general public and authoritative critics.

On 3rd of March in Madrid in Concert Hall of Auditorio Nacional de Música Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra will perform with violinist Leticia Moreno, a student of Zakhar Bron. There are Tchaikovsky’s Concerto for Violin and Symphony № 4 in the program.

Leticia Moreno is the youngest member of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the winner of international competitions named after Henrik Schering, Pablo de Sarasate, Fritz Kreisler, "Concertino Praga", Competition for Young Violinists in Novosibirsk. Among recent successes of violinist there is tour with Honored collective of Russia St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Yuri Temirkanov.

On 4th of March the German part of the tour will start. Together with Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra pianist Valentina Lisitsa will come to the stage of Concert Hall Eurogress in Aachen. The program includes Rachmaninoff’s Concerto for Piano and Orchestra №2 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony №6. Musicians are performing the same program on 5th of March in Concert Hall Tonhalle in Düsseldorf, and on 7th of March in Concert Hall of Konzerthaus Wien in Vienna.

Valentina Lisitsa is a virtuoso pianist with great repertoire – Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Liszt. The soloist gained great popularity thank to her channel on Youtube. Her total channel’s views exceed the number of 60 million, which is record for classic performer.

The tour will end on 11th of March in St. Petersburg, where collective will have their first ever performance in Concert Hall of Mariinsky Theatre. The concert will be held in the framework of Third Trans-Siberian Art Festival and will be dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the orchestra. Conductor is Gintaras Rinkevicius, soloist is Mone Hattori (violin). The young student of Zakhar Bron is familiar to Novosibirsk audience with her performance in Second Trans-Siberian Art Festival in April 2015. In the program there are Overture to the opera "Oberon" by Weber, Wieniawski’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra № 1 and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony № 4.

The highlight of the season for Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra will be a big anniversary concert "60 Years of Triumph", which will be held on March 29th in Arnold Kats State Concert Hall. The concert will be conducted by Gintaras Rinkevicius, pianist Dmitry Masleev, winner of the XV International Competition named after Tchaikovsky (2015) will perform as a soloist.

In April Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra will once again become the basic collective of Vadim Repin’s Trans-Siberian Art Festival. The project will be held in Novosibirsk for the third time already.

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Alicante Adda (Spain)

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Auditorio de Zaragoza (Spain)

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Auditorio Nacional de Música (Spain)

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Auditorio Nacional de Música (Spain)
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Auditorio y Centro de Congresos Victor Villegas (Spain)

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Auditorio y Centro de Congresos Victor Villegas (Spain)

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Eurogress (Germany)

Eurogress (Germany)

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Konzerthaus Wien (Austria)

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Konzerthaus Wien (Austria)

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Tonhalle (Germany)

Tonhalle (Germany)

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Alena Baeva

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Valentina Lisitsa

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Leticia Moreno

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Mone Hattori

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Gintaras Rinkevicius

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Thomas Sanderling


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