Concerts were held in Tyumen Philharmonic under music festival named after Denis Matsuev, who carries out the many and varied festival projects in Russian regions. The same things can be mentioned about the festival «Vladimir Spivakov Invites», which was established in 2001 in Moscow. In recent years, in addition to the traditional venue once in two years in the capital, this also held annually in different cities of Russia. For performances in Tyumen Spivakov and Matsuev reunited after a long time of cooperating in various projects. Maestro considers Russian province «those topsoil that feeds the national culture and spirituality» and notes that for NPR musicians performances in the concert areas has become a priority policy.
«NPR greater part of the season takes place in Russia, and it is our conscious choice. We are the National Orchestra of the country, and work in Russia for us is more important than foreign tours. None of the creative teams goes on tour that often in Russia, as we do. A quarter to a third of the concert season, we give concerts in the regions and we are proud of it «, said the director of NPR George Ageev «Denis Matsuev is a permanent partner of NPR, who regularly takes part in the Moscow and regional programs of the Orchestra. In turn, the pianist holds his own festivals in over a dozen cities Russia and is regularly invited to participate in them Spivakov and NPR «.
As part of a tour of Tyumen NPR under Vladimir Spivakov gave two concerts. Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto was performed November 24 together with Denis Matsuev, In the second part of the evening — the Fourth Symphony by the Russian classical composer. The second program is a big gala concert, where the first part given symphonic music and includes the Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini by Rachmaninov with Denis Matsuev as soloist and orchestral overture-fantasy «Romeo and Juliet» by Tchaikovsky. The second part is an opera gala, consisting of fragments of operas by Rossini, Puccini, Verdi, Tchaikovsky, Rubinstein, Rachmaninov. As soloists, singers will perform first-class singers Hibla Gerzmava (soprano) and Basil Ladyuk (baritone).
Source: NPR News Service