"New Names" Foundation gala-concert

With Denis Matsuev

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Denis Matsuev — Pianist (President of the "New Names" Charitable Foundation)
Matvey Blumen — Violinist
Alexander Buzlov — Cellist
Sergei Nakariakov — Trumpeter
Anna Samuil — Soprano
Anastasia Tyurina — Balalaika player
Timofey Yakhnov — Oboist
Andrey Ryazantsev — Clarinetist
Chamber ensemble "Premiere"
Igor Dronov — Conductor
Anoush Hovsepyan — Dhol player

Program notes

A coterie of young Russian artists come together for a spectacular concert in a wide variety of instrumental flavors: from piano (with Grand Piano Competition winner Alexandra Dovgan) and cello to trumpet and oboe, clarinet and concertina—and special appearances by the balalaika (played by 9-year-old prodigy Anastasia Tyurina), dhol (an Indian drum), and qanun (a Middle Eastern string instrument)!

Alongside Russian folk tunes and selections from lesser-known composers Khachatur Avetisyan of Armenia and Jean-Baptiste Arban of France, these stars in the making will play pieces by Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Schumann, Lutosławski, Bellini, and Saint-Saëns.

For 30 years, the “New Names” Charity Foundation has supported and promoted young talents across several domains: music, painting, poetry, and dance. Thousands of promising artists have received support from the foundation, many of whom have gone onto successful and prominent careers in the arts.

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Venue: Tchaikovsky Concert Hall (Moscow, Russia)
Production date: 2020
Duration: 1 h 23 min
Production: © Moscow Philharmonic
Resolution: Full HD

Available until

Wednesday, July 19, 2023