The world premiere of a violin concerto by Lera Auerbach took place in Novosibirsk within the frames of the Trans-Siberian Art Festival
On 27 March in Novosibirsk the violin concert №3 De profundis by Lera Auerbach was premiered in Novosibirsk. The composer with international reputation, recognized as the most performed author of her generation, Lera Auerbach wrote this concert specifically for Trans-Siberian Art Festival commissioned by its artistic director Vadim Repin. Vadim Repin, Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Dmitry Yurowski became the first performers of the concert.
On 24 March the second concert of the Trans-Siberian Art Festival "Trans-Siberian camping-ground" took place in Novosibirsk. This program was considered as the most eccentric and unpredictable. The main character was Austrian ensemble Lendvay & Friends. Another participant was Andrey Kugaevsky Russian folk ensemble uniting Novosibirsk virtuoso performers on folk instruments. Joint performance with Vadim Repin, the artistic director of the Trans-Siberian Art Festival, became the highlight of the concert.
The second edition of Trans-Siberian Art Festival under the leadership of Vadim Repin was open in Novosibirsk
The second Trans-Siberian Art-Festival opened in Novosibirsk on 22 March with the concert of soloists of the leading world opera houses and Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton on Gintaras Rinkevicius. The opening night was dedicated to the 175th anniversary of Tchaikovsky. Such soloists as Anna Samuil (Berlin opera), Elena Belkina (Vienna opera), Dmitry Popov (Mariinsky theatre) and the artistic director of the Trans-Siberian Art Festival Vadim Repin, who performed the aria of Lensky, arranged for a violin.