To the 80th anniversary of People’s Artist of the Republic of Belarus, laureate of the State prize of the Republic of Belarus and Professor Mikhail Kozinets.
“Musical marathon of Mikhail Kozinets” – is named the a range of anniversary concerts dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the famous Belarusian conductor, People’s Artist of the Republic of Belarus, a laureate of State prize of the Republic of Belarus and Professor Mikhail Kozinets. More than 40 years he is headed the National Academic Folk Orchestra of the Republic of Belarus n.a. I.Zhinovich. In spite of considerable age, the Maestro Kozinets is actively working on new creativity projects and still sets a tone in academic music art, , as many years ago. To rest on laurels – this isn’t about him!
On 9 November, 2018 in the Big Hall of the Belarusian State Philharmonic Society will be held the first concert of Mikhail Kozinets anniversary musical marathon. The maestro will be on the conductor’s podium of the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Belarus (chief conductor – People’s Artist of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Anisimov) that evening. L. van Beethoven overture “Name day” and J.Brahms Concerto in D major for violin and orchestra will be performed in the first part. The violin virtuoso, laureate and winner of many prestigious international competitions Artem Shishkov will be perform solo.
In the second part Maestro Kozinets will present the best work of world symphonic heritage – the Symphony “Manfred” by P.Tchaikovsky which is based on the dramatic poem of English romantic poet G.Byron. “Manfred” is a grandiose musical canvas, which in its emotional impact ranges next to the great Fourth and Sixth Symphonies of the great Tchaikovsky. Performance of this work requires from the conductor of great intellectual work and the most out of energy and Mikhail Kozinets really possess all of these qualities. He accustomed to strive for the best results in the works. The eternal search and eternal movement forward are his motto and artistic creed. This is precisely why Maestro Kozinets is loved and appreciated by audience.”
Information provided by the editorial department of the National Academic Folk Orchestra of the Republic of Belarus n.a. I.Zhinovich