XXXI Festival of Classical Music “Far Eastern Spring” will be held from 8 to 29 April at the Primorye Regional Philharmonic. You can look at a selection of concerts on «Playbill »VL.ru..
“Far Eastern Spring” is always a variety of styles and genres, interesting premieres and memorable projects. Every year the festival gives fans of classical art concert programs that satisfy the most refined musical taste. Despite the restrictive measures, the festival will be held in full format and will give fans 9 concerts.
April 8. One of the greatest works in the history of world music will open the festival program – “Requiem” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The brilliant work will be performed by the Pacific Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Chief Conductor, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation Anatoly Smirnov), the Academic Choir of the Far Eastern Federal University, soloists of the Primorsky Philharmonic and the Far Eastern Stage of the Mariinsky Theater. soprano), Ilya Astafurov (tenor), Sergei Pleshivtsev (bass).
Mozart’s Requiem is one of the greatest composer’s most mysterious works, his last unfinished work in his lifetime. Rumors that accompanied the unexpected death of thirty-five-year-old Mozart, the circumstances of the appearance in his house of a strange “black man” who ordered to compose “Requiem”, premonitions and omens that tormented the musician, created a mystical halo, heating up the excitement around. Mozart’s Requiem is still the most famous example of the genre.
April 10 report concert will be presented to the public Exemplary group of classical dance of the Choreographic Department of DSI № 6 Vladivostok.
In 2022, the Choreographic Department of DSI № 6 will be 53 years old. Teachers and leaders have changed over the years, but the traditions laid down by the first leader Viktor Vasyutin and based on the school of classical dance A. Vaganova are still maintained today. The ensemble’s repertoire is the best examples of Russian academic ballet. Here are the pearls of classical dance: variations, numbers and excerpts from the ballets “Don Quixote”, “Pahita”, “Cathedral of Our Lady of Paris”, “Giselle”, “Shahrezad”, “Chippolino”. The program of the report concert includes choreographic compositions: Degas’ sketches to the music of G. Handel, Pas de Troy from the ballet “The Nutcracker” by P. Tchaikovsky, Variations from the ballet “Harlequinada” by R. Drigo, Dance to the music of I. Stravinsky.
April 15 will take place concert of the Pacific Symphony Orchestra “Relax in the Big City”. Behind the conductor’s console – Denis Nemirovich-Danchenko from Novosibirsk.
The idea of the concert program is to find an island of peace and tranquility in a crazy world. Immerse yourself in the world of beauty, hear the most romantic, penetrating and sublime works of composers from different eras and countries: Mozart, Ravel, Elgar, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky and Rimsky-Korsakov – a great opportunity for everyone at the concert of the Pacific Symphony Orchestra. Scenes from the opera “Eugene Onegin” are performed by the winner of international competitions Elena Brykina and Honored Artist of the Russian Federation Igor Volkov. The Pacific Symphony Orchestra will perform under the direction of conductor Denis Nemirovich-Danchenko (Novosibirsk).
April 16 musical mini-performance “Romance in Romance” will present to fans of the chamber-vocal genre artists of the Primorye Philharmonic.
The musical program “Romance in Romance” is addressed to everyone’s favorite chamber vocal genre. Romance is not just a piece of music, it is a whole story from life, a sketch of events, and most importantly, the feelings, emotions and love experiences of its characters. The listeners will be presented with a real lyrical story, told in all its glory by the most popular romances. The program “Novel in Romance” will feature works by A. Alyabiev, M. Glinka, F. Schubert, G. Faure performed by winners of international competitions Anna Gamova (soprano), Natalia Krivitskaya (cello), Natalia Nedosek-Karnovich (cello), graduates international competitions Natalia Podporinova (soprano), Anatoly Medvedev (piano), Lyudmila Yakunina (soprano) and Dmitry Tolstykh (baritone).
April 17 a new reading of the classics awaits the listeners in the concert “Shouldn’t we swing” by the Sadko Ensemble of Russian Folk Instruments.
The repertoire of the Sadko Quartet includes arrangements of Russian folk songs, works by A. Piazzolla, E. Derbenko, A. Belyaev, A. Tsygankov and many others. The program will include adaptations of famous works by G. Rossini, E. Griga, A. Khachaturian, A. Schnittke, E. Villa Lobos, N. Rimsky-Korsakov.
April 22 will take place premiere of the performance-concert “Hamlet Forever!”
“The Tragic Story of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark” by William Shakespeare is one of the most famous plays in world drama. The great work has survived many productions and film adaptations. Actors of Vladivostok theaters will present their version to the Vladivostok audience in the musical design of the Pacific Symphony Orchestra. The performance will feature music by D. Shostakovich, P. Tchaikovsky, F. Mendelssohn and S. Prokofiev.
April 23 Modern choral classics of the XX-XXI centuries on April 23 in his solo concert will perform the Academic Choir of the Far Eastern Federal University under the direction of Honored Worker of Culture of the Russian Federation Elena Petukhova.
The concert program will include compositions of spiritual and classical music, choral miniatures of the XX-XXI centuries, as well as modern choral compositions.
April 24 The exemplary group of classical dance of the Choreographic Department of DSI № 6 of Vladivostok will present to the audience ballet “Alice in Wonderland” to the music of Camille Saint-Saens.
The musical basis of the ballet is a zoological suite – the fantasy of Camille Saint-Saens “Animal Carnival”. The comic suite for the chamber ensemble has conquered the whole world. The composer personally banned her publishing house so as not to “become famous as the author of stupid musical works.” But it was this work that became the calling card of the great French master’s work.
Alice travels to Wonderland, where anything is possible, where there are no exact answers to questions, but there is a lot of room for imagination. For each character in the fairy tale – be it the White Rabbit or the Hatter, the Cheshire Cat or the Red Queen – there is a suitable melody in the music of Saint-Saens. And the viewer can only give free rein to the imagination.
April 29. The festival will close program “Great Russian Classics”. The concert will be attended by the Pacific Symphony Orchestra conducted by Honored Artist of Russia Anatoly Smirnov. Soloist of the program – winner of international competitions Ivan Kuligovsky (piano).
The program will include Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto and A. Borodin’s Bogatyr Symphony.
The festival of classical music will be held with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Archives of the Primorye Territory.