Peter the Great in music

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Concert "Peter the Great in music"


I department

G. Korchmar. "Dawn on the Neva River", Petrovsky cant for string orchestra

G. Bieber. Sonata from Suite for Strings and Continuo "Battalia"

J. S. Bach. Concerto for violin, strings and basso continuo No. 1 in A minor BWV 1041

A. Gretry. Overture to the opera "Peter the Great"

G. Donizetti. Overture to the opera "The Livonian Carpenter, or Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia"

A. Lorzing. Overture to the opera "The Tsar and the Carpenter"

Part II

R. Glier. Hymn to the Great City

P. Tchaikovsky. Fragments of the cantata "In memory of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Peter the Great" to the words of Y. Polonsky

St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra

Conductor and soloist

People's Artist of Russia Sergey Stadler

Duration - 1 hour 45 minutes with one intermission

On December 13, 2013, the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra was created under the direction of the People's Artist of Russia Sergei Stadler. The young team immediately won the recognition of the St. Petersburg public, who appreciated the diversity of the repertoire and the skill of the musicians.

The orchestra performs music from baroque to avant-garde, including works rarely performed in Russia. He performs at the best concert venues in Russia, including the Great Hall of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, the State Academic Chapel of St. Petersburg, the State Hermitage, etc.

The cultural life of the Northern capital today is impossible to imagine without the annual projects "Music of War and Victory" in the Peter and Paul Fortress and "Autumn Musical Marathon". As part of the “Autumn Musical Marathon”, the orchestra performed all the symphonies of Tchaikovsky (2014), Brahms (2015), 12 symphonies of Mozart (2016) in one evening as the completion of the cycle of concerts “All the symphonies of Mozart”, all the symphonies of Beethoven (2017). “Autumn Musical Marathon-2017. Beethoven" was included in the "Book of Records of Russia" as "The longest philharmonic concert with a program of works by one author performed by one symphony orchestra under the direction of one conductor."

The St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra regularly holds large-scale educational events. The team cooperates with St. Petersburg State University and other leading universities of St. Petersburg, colleges, music schools.

Among the large-scale musical events are the grandiose projects "Tchaikovsky-Gala" and "Prokofiev-Gala" at the Alexandrinsky Theater, "Three Stradivari Violins", a concert dedicated to the anniversary of Rimsky-Korsakov, "The All Violin Tchaikovsky", "All Mozart's Violin Concertos", the cycle " All the symphonies of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart”, participation in the festivals “Petersburg holidays on the Palace”, “Brilliant Strauss” in Pavlovsk, etc.

The Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg performs at the leading concert venues of the city, participates in major international, all-Russian and citywide events, festivals and forums, such as: St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum; St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, St. Petersburg International Book Salon; celebration of the "Day of Slavic Literature and Culture", etc. For four years, the band has played more than 350 concerts in Russia and abroad.

The St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra demonstrated all the greatness of Russian musical culture

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