As usual, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia will complete its 2020/2021 season touring Russia and giving eight concerts as part of the “Vladimir Spivakov Invites...” Festival in Omsk (June 2-4) and Perm (June 6-10). The performances will feature musical masterpieces of various genres and epochs: from dance miniatures to a Requiem mass, from Viennese classics to modern film scores. This year the Festival will present several topical programs, including two monograph concerts dedicated to Mozart and Beethoven as well as a program made only of waltzes of all kinds (see Events).
As previously, Vladimir Spivakov and the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia are completing the 2018/19 season with tours in Russia, combining 8 concerts into the next edition of the Maestro's traditional Festival. The performances will take place in Omsk on June 1-3 and in Perm on June 5-9. The tour program features musical masterpieces of the 18th - 20th centuries, from Mozart to Artemyev (for detail, see the CONCERTS section).
The “Vladimir Spivakov invites ...” Festival will be hosted in Omsk for the eighth time (since 2012), in Perm - for the tenth (since 2010). The event is produced within the framework of the “All-Russian Philharmonic Seasons” Project supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Culture, Youth Policy and Mass Communications of Perm Krai and the Government of Omsk Oblast.
At the 2019 Festival Edition, Vladimir Spivakov will again present stars of performing arts, who are at the peak of their artistic form, and talented young musicians, who are gaining their place on the musical Olympus. Andrey Korobeynikov, a piano virtuoso, Ekaterina Morozova (soprano), a soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre, Alexey Neklyudov (tenor), a soloist of the Moscow “Novaya Opera” Theatre, jazz trumpeter Vadim Eilenkrig will perform as soloists with the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia. Two concerts in Omsk and Perm will present young talented musicians - Alexandra Dovgan, Roman Borisov and Valentin Malinin, award-winners of the Vladimir Krainev Moscow International Piano Competition.
A special gift to Perm citizens will be the 7th June program dedicated to the works by Vivaldi and Mozart, where Vladimir Spivakov will appear not only as a conductor, directing the performance of Cantatas and Oratorios, but also as a soloist in the Violin Concerto. The program will also feature singers from leading Moscow opera houses and the Academic Grand Choir “Masters of Choral Singing” under the direction of Lev Kontorovich.
On May 10-11, 2017, the National Philharmoniic Orchestra of Russia will perform at the Concert Hall of the Omsk Philharmonic Society. It will be the 6th Edition of the "Vladimir Spivakov Invites ..." Festival in this town.. Pianists-virtuosi Alexander Malofeev and Andrey Korobeinikov will also take part in the concerts of the Festival whose programs this year are entirely devoted to Sergei Rachmaninoff's works: the Second and Third Piano Concertos, the Second Symphony, the Symphonic Dances and the Etudes-Tableaux orchestrated by Ottorino Respighi.
The "Vladimir Spivakov Invites ..." Festival was first held in 2001 in Moscow. In 2012, Omsk became another city (after Perm), which Maestro Spivakov chose for housing the eponymous regional festival. The National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia invariably participates in all Festival concerts. The concerts are held with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation as part of the "All-Russian Philharmonic Seasons" Program. This Program is a singular artistic project, which the Ministry of Culture and the Moscow Philharmonic Society have been successfully implementing since 2003. The Program is aimed at reviving concert activities throughout Russia and ensuring equal access to cultural values for inhabitants of various regions of the country. The top symphonic orchestras of Russia are involved into the Project. Read more...