Aivazovsky. Music of the sea. On the 200th anniversary of his birth
To hear the thunder of the elements of the "Ninth Shaft", to feel the "sea of angry noise" with all the senses you can at the unique multimedia concert "Music of the Sea" on October 6 in the Presidential Library-the building of the Synod. The music of the greatest Russian and foreign maritime composers will sound against the backdrop of the video of Ivan Aivazovsky's favorite and little-known masterpieces. Full immersion in the atmosphere of the artist's work will take place within the framework of the joint project of the Festival "Petersburg Embankments", the Presidential Library named after Yeltsin and the Russian Museum.
As an artist, he linked Armenia, Italy and Russia; What is the real name of Ivan Aivazovsky? Who was the pupil of the Academy of Arts of the Russian Empire-the creator of a new trend in painting or a major statesman? The answers will be given by the best specialists in the creative work of the Aivazovsky State Russian Museum. A concert dedicated to the 200th jubilee of the Master will be visited by the descendants of the artist. Before the concert, viewers who bought a ticket to sector "A" can visit a unique tour of the Presidential Library: their secrets will reveal the building of the Synod, the staff of the Foundation will show rare editions, the Library will also show its modern high-tech
In the program of the evening, the music of the great Russian and foreign composers - the marine painters NA. Rimsky-Korsakov, Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel. This great symphonic music will be performed by the International Symphonic Orchestra "Tavrichesky", directed by Mikhail Golikov. The life of Aivazovsky was closely linked with Russia, Italy and Armenia. The program of the evening will feature the Neapolitan canzones associated with the marine theme performed by the brilliant Italian tenor Dario Di Vietri, one of the most famous young tenors in the world, the pupil of Luciano Pavarotti. His glory is more than deserved. His bel canto simply amazes with its depth, strength and flight. Today, even in Italy, his art is considered rare. The lyrical and dramatic tenor Dee Vietri is a regular participant of the world's largest opera festival in the open air "Arena di Verona", where in the ancient Roman amphitheater, built in the 1st century AD for ten thousand audiences, operas are staged where singers sing without microphones.
Arias from the operas of Rimsky-Korsakov will be performed by the prima donna of the Mariinsky Theater with a captivating voice - Oksana Shilova and one of the most promising young basses of our generation, the soloist of the Yerevan Opera and Ballet Theater, the magnificent bass Hovhannes Nersesyan, whose voice has great beauty and spiritual strength. Also Armenian sacred music will be performed in the concert.
Tour start: at 18:40
Beginning of the concert: at 20:00
Dress code: creative black-tie
THE PASS TO THE PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY IS STRICTLY UNDER THE PASSPORT AND TICKET!