Fourth Trans-Siberian Art Festival will be dedicated to the anniversaries of Novosibirsk Region, Philharmonic and Conservatory
Fourth Vadim Repin’s Trans-Siberian Art Festival will be held in Novosibirsk from 15th of March to 2nd of April 2017. The largest international forum will bring together 14 concerts with the participation of world stars in Novosibirsk and cities of the region. The project is implemented with the support of the Governor and the Government of Novosibirsk region.
Vadim Repin’s Trans-Siberian Art Festival will be held in Novosibirsk for the fourth time from 15th of March to 2nd of April. In 2017 the festival will be dedicated to the 80th anniversary of Novosibirsk region. Some concerts are also devoted to the anniversaries.
The first concert of the festival is dedicated to the 80th anniversary of Novosibirsk State Philharmonic Society - the biggest concert organizations in the country, being the main partner of Vadim Repin in the organization and leading the festival from the beginning of its history. At the concert on 15th of March Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra will perform – the leading Philharmonic collective, basic team of the festival. American music program will sound under the baton of Lawrence Foster (USA), soloist is pianist Dana Chiokarli (France).
The concert on 20th of March will be devoted to 60th anniversary of Novosibirsk Conservatory, where together with student collectives the graduators of Zakhar Bron class will perform – Vadim Repin and Natalia Prishchepenko, conductor is Alexey Shatsky.
Also in the frameworks of the festival there will be traditional two concerts in the cities of Novosibirsk Region - Ordynskoye and Berdsk. The forum program will include traditional project "Children - to children", a program of chamber music, demonstration of Bruno Monsaingeon’s movies and creative meeting with him, as well as many other events. Invited collective of this year's festival will be State Chamber Orchestra "Moscow Virtuosi".
Among the stars of the festival there are Vladimir Spivakov, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Nicholas Angelich, Leonard Schreiber, Pablo Ferrandes, Alexander Knyazev and other musicians.
Tickets for concerts of Trans-Siberian Art Festival will go on sale before the end of 2016. Detailed presentation of the festival is scheduled for January, when Vadim Repin will hold a press conference in Novosibirsk.
One of the key participants of the project remains Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra, which will perform in five programs. Vadim Repin has repeatedly emphasized the crucial role played by the collective in the implementation plan of the Trans-Siberian Art Festival. Also in the festival concerts will feature such collectives of Novosibirsk Philharmonic as Chamber Orchestra and Choir Chapel.
The main venue of the festival has always remained Arnold Kats State Concert Hall - the new Philharmonic Hall, which was opened in 2013 and, according to Vadim Repin, became one of the necessary conditions for the implementation of the idea of the festival.
The first Trans-Siberian Art Festival was held in March-April 2014, it was dedicated to the memory of the conductor Arnold Kats, who created in 1956 Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra and directed it until passing away in 2007. In three years of existence the festival in Novosibirsk, thank to it, performed such musicians as Charles Dutoit, Leonard Slatkin, Kent Nagano, Olga Borodina, Lera Auerbach, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Svetlana Zakharova, Rudolf Buchbinder, Pinchas Zukerman, Mischa Maisky, Daniil Trifonov and others .