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Violin Concertos of the 20th century. Sibelius. Prokofiev. Barber

Description

Among the abundance and variety of concertos created in the 20th century, the violin concertos by Sibelius, Prokofiev and Barber are perhaps the most loved by both the general public and the performers themselves. Emotional, majestic and captivating Jean Sibelius Concerto is refined, elegant and romantic, where the lyrics mean no less than the grotesque. Alongside with the First Violin Concerto by Sergei Prokofiev and the extraordinarily sensual Violin Concerto by Samuel Barber it is performed by a brilliant musician Sergei Pospelov often called ''God's Fiddler'', accompanied by the Dubna Symphony Orchestra.

Conductor is the Artistic Director of the Moscow Cathedral Chamber Nikolai Khondzinsky. The Overture Finlandia by Jean Sibelius and the Tragic Overture by Johannes Brahms are performed under his baton.

Performers

Sergei Pospelov

Winner of five international competitions

Laureate of the New Russia Orchestra Award established by the Yuri Bashmet Foundation

Russian Performing Arts Foundation scholar

Rostropovich Foundation scholar

Artistic director and conductor of the Moscow Chamber Orchestra

Conductor and soloist of the Dubna Symphony Orchestra

Conductor - Nikolai Khondzinsky

Laureate of the Boris Tchaikovsky International Award

Laureate of International Bach Festivals

Laureate of the Moscow Government Award

Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Pskov Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra

Nikolai Khondzinsky collaborates with the most famous Russian orchestras including the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, the St.Petersburg Philharmoniс Orchestra and others.

Dubna Symphony Orchestra

The Orchestra is included in the register of Russia Symphony Orchestras, is a member of the International Union of Musical Workers, Russia Symphony and Chamber Orchestras Association, the Moscow Musical Society and an information partner of the Russian newspaper Musical Review. The Orchestra was three times awarded the Moscow Region Governor Prize.

Programme

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Tragic Overture (1880) op.81

Samuel Barber (1910–1981)

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op.14

1. Allegro

2. Andante

3. Presto in moto perpetuo

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

Violin Concerto No. 1 in D-dur, op. 19

I. Andantino

II. Scherzo. Vivacissimo

III. Moderato. Allegro moderato

Jean Sibelius (1865–1957)

Violin Concerto in D Minor (1905), Op.47

1. Allegro moderato

2. Adagio di molto

3. Allegro ma non tanto

Jean Sibelius

Finlandia Symphonic poem (1899) op 26, No. 7

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