VII Trans-Siberian Art Festival
The Krasnoyarsk part of the large music forum will open in polar Norilsk, where the "Diamond Trio" from Israel will perform on March, 24. It includes the world's only duet of twin clarinetists, winners of several chamber music competitions, Daniel and Alexander Gurfinkel, as well as pianist Sylvia Patrou, laureate of several international competitions. Norilsk residents will get acquainted with the masterpieces of the world musical heritage: the works of Felix Mendelssohn, Gioacchino Rossini, Niccolo Paganini, Camille Saint-Saens, Georges Bizet and other classics.
The main part of the Transsib festival program, as in pvious years, will be psented in the regional center. Performers of various styles will come to Krasnoyarsk to acquaint Siberians with the masterpieces of the world classical repertoire and share their performing experience.
In the city on the Yenisei from March, 27 to April, 9 will perform: People's Artist of the USSR, People's Artist of the Russian Federation Yuri Bashmet and the Moscow Soloists chamber orchestra, the outstanding Italian cellist Mario Brunello, one of the brightest young Russian conductors Denis Vlasenko, favorites of the XV Tchaikovsky International Competition violinist Clara-Jumi Kan (Germany) and cellist Andrei Ionitsa (Romania), Estonian conductor and violinist Andres Mustonen and his ensemble “Hortus Musicus”, as well as the twin clarinet duet “Duo Gurfinkel” and many other artists and groups.
One of the key events of the upcoming forum will be the first concert of the Transsib festival in Krasnoyarsk, which will take place on March, 27 in the Krasnoyarsk Regional Philharmonic. The program includes works by Arvo Pärt, the most performed composer alive today. His works will be performed by the ensemble “Hortus musicus”. The composition "Fratres" is among them, where the artistic director of the Festival, the brilliant violinist Vadim Repin, will take on the role of the soloist. The outstanding musician will also take part in symphony programs together with the Krasnoyarsk Academic Symphony Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Lande.
The Krasnoyarsk part of the Transsib festival route will end on April, 10 in the city of Achinsk.