Leonidas Kavakos, one of the best violinists in the world, has agreed to perform at the closing of Trans-Siberian Art Festival in Novosibirsk
On 25th of January it became known that Leonidas Kavakos - one of the most demanded violinists in the world, gave his agreement to perform at the concert-closing of Trans-Siberian Art Festival in Novosibirsk. Due to the high busyness of the musician’s schedule the closing of the festival is postponed from 2nd to 3rd of April. Vadim Repin – an outstanding violinist born in Novosibirsk, artistic director of the festival – will also participate in the program. Both musicians will play instruments of Antonio Stradivari.
On 15th, 16th, 18th and 19th of January Verdi's Requiem will sound in Novosibirsk. One of the greatest masterpieces in the history of music performed by Novosibirsk Choir Chapel (artistic director Igor Yudin) and Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Gintaras Rinkevicius, artistic director and chief conductor of the collective. Solo parts will be performed by singers from Russia, Lithuania and Ukraine.