Russian Chamber Orchestra of St. Petersburg offers six concerts in 36 Festival de Canarias

Russian Chamber Orchestra of St. Petersburg © Jens Paul Taubert 2

Russian Chamber Orchestra of St. Petersburg and its artistic director Juri Gilbo, They have a special role in the 36 International Chamber Music Festival of the Canary Islands, in which they offer a total of six concerts of the 3 al 8 February, in Gran Canaria, Tenerife, La Gomera, The Palm, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote.

The prestigious group, founded in 1990 by musicians graduated from the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in St. Petersburg, arrive at 36 FIMC, with an attractive program on lecterns: ballet Apollo Musagète Stravinsky and string quartet known No. 14 in D minor, D 810 Death and the maiden Schubert, in the version for chamber orchestra Gustav Mahler. further, will complete the program with the world premiere of invocations, in three movements (Worship, Litany, Plegarias), El Canario composer Manuel Bonino, commissioned by the 36 International Chamber Music Festival of the Canary Islands.

internationally renowned for its extraordinary sound, combining the legendary Russian rope school school wind Western Europe, and a vast repertoire, ranging from the baroque to contemporary music, Russian Chamber Orchestra of St. Petersburg has collaborated with international figures from the likes of Mstislav Rostropovich, Edita Gruberova, Nigel Kennedy, Mischa Maisky, Fazil Say, Sir James Galway, Vadim Repin, Joshua Bell, Ute Lemper, Elena Bashkirova o David Garett, among others. further, is featured regular guest of festivals and international venues such as George Enescu Festival, Rheingau Music Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Philharmonie of Berlín, elbphilharmonie, Gewandhaus de Leipzig, Tonhalle Dusseldorf, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Sala Verdi in Milan, Royal Theater and the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris, among others.

This year, Russian Chamber Orchestra of St. Petersburg will celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of its founding, with several tours in Europe, in which they participate internationally renowned artists such as cellist Mischa Maisky, violinists Vadim Repin and Nigel Kennedy, soprano Simone Kermes, Dmitri Levkovich pianist and trumpeter Sergei Nakariakov. And it will add to the celebrations of the Beethoven years, the interpretation of Egmont and the program entitled "Beethoven Fives", with the symphony No. 5 and the Piano Concerto No. 5 of the genius of Bonn.

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