The Music Festival Denis Matsuev meets friends is a new joint project of famous Russian pianist Denis Matsuev and conductor Alexander Sladkovsky. Both musicians are good old friends and constant partners on stage. Thanks to their creative collaboration, many bright cultural events are held in Russia helping to develop music life and education processes of native Country.
Denis Matsuev meets friends Music Festival introduced herein by two concerts. Musicians are proud to present works by two titans of the 19th and 20th centuries: Johannes Brahms and Sergey Prokofiev. The reflection evolution process of World’s Music minds through prism of the most striking views of its brightest representatives and their most iconic musical works – is the major targets of the new Festival of Denis Matsuev and Alexander Sladkovsky in the city of Kazan (Russia).
Both Concerts were held and recorded at the Saydashev State Grand Concert Hall (Kazan, Republiс of Tatarstan, Russia) on October 2013.
These concerts and broadcasts were initiated by Denis Matsuev and Alexander Sladkovsky with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan.
TNSO and the initiators of the project express sincere gratitude to the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Mr. Rustam Minnikhanov.
Tatarstan National Symphony Orchestra