Grand Opening of the International Festival of Yury Bashmet
New Russia State Symphony Orchestra
Chief conductor and soloist:
People’s Artist of USSR and Russia
Programme: P.I. Tchaikovsky
The XII International Festival of Yury Bashmet, which is held annually, opens on the 27th of September. Outstanding musicians from all over the world who were invited by a famous Belarusian pianist and artistic director of the festival Rostislav Krimer will perform in the best Belarusian concert halls.
This year interest in the festival will probably increase even more and one can see the “Sold out” even earlier than in previous years, because during the festival there will lots of surprises. The organizers of the festival prefer not to reveal secrets, but the listeners can be sure that the majority of the festival events will be really impressive.
September 27 at 20:00 (!)
Despite the scale, the Grand Opening of the festival this time specifically will be held not in the Palace of the Republic, but in the Big Hall of the Philharmonic.
And this despite the fact that People’s Artist of USSR and Russia Yury Bashmet will perform together with his New Russia State Symphony Orchestra. This is about 100 people who will specially fly to Minsk to impress the audience of the festival.
It will be the first performance of this world-famous collective in Minsk in the Hall with good acoustics, which in itself is unique.
They have prepared for Minskers the unique program consisting of their significant works which played with great success worldwide. Notably, but maestro Bashmet will not only conduct, but also play solo. Perhaps, in the concert other soloists will perform and there will be surprises.