The press conference will be attended by:
First Deputy Minister of Culture of Tatarstan – Ayupova Irada Khafizyanovna;
— Artistic director and chief conductor of the orchestra. Honored Artist of Russia, People’s Artist and Honored Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan, laureate of Tukai State Prize Abyazov Rustem Yunusovich;
Director of the orchestra — Chulpanov Fanis Gimazislamovich.
III Abyazov Festival is radically different from its predecessors. Its second name, «Uniting Muses» indicates that the festival is the synthesis of the arts: music, theater, dance, scenic, museum, etc. the arts: music, theater, dance, scenic, museum etc., often in their exquisite combination (art of music: classical, jazz, rock, ethnic, picturesque: painting, sand animation, theater: performance, artistic expression, etc.).
The project involves Theatre named after V.I.Kachalov, National Museum of RT, and Choreographic School. Central Festival is a creative unit Kazan Chamber Orchestra “La Primavera”, who will participate in all five concerts, performances of the project.
Participants of the festival: the winner of international competitions Alexander Mitenev (bandoneon, St. Petersburg), jazz trio: Misha Piatigorsky (piano, USA), Chris Uobich (drums, USA), Danton Boller (bass, USA), the legend of Russian rock, multi-instrumentalist, composer, poet and singer Oleg Sakmarov (Moscow), rock group “Zerba” (Moscow), Honoured Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan, the winner of the All-Russian and international competitions Lada Labzina (organ), Honored Artist of Tatarstan, winner of the All-Union and All-Russian competitions Vitaly Kharisov (guitar), honored cultural worker of the RТ, winner of international competitions Vladimir Eremeev (accordion, Almetyevsk), winner of international competitions Rinat Vale (accordion, Kazan), Elena Ermolina (sand animation, Kazan), Lyalya Yavkina and Rafis Fazylzyanov (sand animation in 4 hands, Kazan), Ethnic Music Ensemble “IrishWhisky” (Kazan), director and presenter — Victoria Shusharina, Festival Artistic Director and Conductor — Rustem ABYAZOV.
Director of the festival is Fanis Chulpanov.
During the festival in the lobby of Saidashev Big Concert Hall (GBKZ RT) will be an exhibition of the artist Tatiana Lyarson (Kazan).
Date of the festival: 12/12/12 – 21/12/12. Three concerts (12, 16 and 21 December) will be held in Saidashev Big Concert Hall, and on December 14 statement by artists will be surrounded by exhibits of the National Museum
of Tatarstan. December 25 in the building of the Tatar State Philharmonic large Christmas ball.