State Chamber Orchestra of the Republic of Belarus
Gala concert Vivat, the orchestra!
In the programme:
Premieres of works by composers from five countries, musical greetings and surprises
Music Director and Chief Conductor of is the Honored Artist of Russia Evgeny Bushkov
Elmar Lampson, Germany
Erik Freitag, Austria
Galina Gorelova, Belarus
Kjell M. Karlsen, Norway
Airat Ishmouratov, Canada
Isaac Schulman violin, Norway
Aleksandra Dzenisenia hammered dulcimer, Belarus
Pavel Kukhta guitar, Belarus
Stepan Yakovich violin, Russia
Maria Nadolnaya violin, Belarus
Max Pollack tap, Austria-USA
For the first time! The stars of the State Chamber Orchestra of past and present on one stage!
50 years of the State Chamber Orchestra of the Republic of Belarus! Since this date traditionally considered being one of the most significant in any biography, the scale of the planned holiday is notable for its grandiosity.
On February 28 in the holiday concert will be held premieres of five works by composers from five countries.
Especially for the orchestra anniversary Austrian composer Erik Freitag composed "Concertino" for Belarusian hammered dulcimers and chamber orchestra. The world premiere will be performed by the outstanding Belarusian hammered dulcimer player Aleksandra Dzenisenia.
For the first time in Minsk composer Kjell Mørk Karlsen (Norway) will present his Violin Concerto No. 2. His Belarusian premier work will be played by Isaac Schulman to whom this work is dedicated.
Germany will be represented by the premiere of the Concerto for string and percussion orchestra by Elmar Lampson.
From Canada the musical congratulation will be from composer Airat Ishmouratov – the fragment of his fairy-tale “Shabarsha” that going to be presented together with a tap dancer Max Pollak from the USA.
Belarus, which is the native country of the orchestra, will be sound in the premiere of Concertino for the guitar with the orchestra “Haron” by Galina Gorelova performed by the famous Belarusian musician Pavel Kukhta.
Musicians-soloists from different countries, whose destinies are connected with Minsk, will arrive by our invitation at the orchestra anniversary.
The culmination of the evening will be the performance of the orchestra in expanded format: musicians of different generations, who have ever worked in the collective, will appear on the stage. This is going to be truly an historic moment!