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RUSSIA

SANKT-PETERSBURG
THE GRAND HALL OF THE RUSSIAN NOBILITY
(NOW THE GRAND HALL OF THE ST.PETERSBURG ACADEMIC PHILHARMONIC
NAMED AFTER DMITRY SHOSTAKOVICH)

The historical organ, built by «E.F.Walcker & Cie» (Ludwigsburg),
and rebuilt by «Rieger-Kloss» (Krnov: Czecho-Slovakia) (64/III, 1903/1972)

THE NEW YEAR 2000
THE NINTH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

«CHRISTMAS MUSICAL MEETINGS IN PALMIRA OF THE NORTH»

SOLO RECITAL BY ANDREY CHULOVSKIY
03.01. 2000. Beginning at 19-00

More info: cityvision2000.com, presenciacristiana.org, spasplanet.com


THE GRAND HALL OF THE RUSSIAN NOBILITY

The Grand Hall of the Russian nobility (now the St.Petersburg D.D.Shostakovich Academic Philharmonic) is one of the most important concert halls in the world. This concert hall has the great history and traditions. There took place recitals of the great musicians of the past, among them were concerts of Hector Berlioz, Clara Schumann, Antonin Dvorak, Gustav Mahler, Richard Straus, F.Buzoni, Ferenz Liszt, Petr Tchaikovsky, Max Reger. Now, many leading musicians of the world have their performances in this hall.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The festival was held in Sankt-Petersburg from 21 December 1999 to 13 January 2000. This festival was organised by Union of the Concert recitalists of the Russia, Ministry of the Culture of the Russia, Sankt-Petersburg's Committee of the culture, St.Petersburg Academic Philharmonic named after Dmitry Shostakovich and the State Philharmonic Association "Petersburg's Concert".
The Music Director of the Festival was Yurij Temirkanov, the Artistic Director Alexander Uteshev. The concerts of the Festival took place at the Grand and at the Small Halls of the Philharmonic, at the Concert Hall of the State Academic Chapel, at the Memorial Museum-Appartament of N.A.Rimsky-Korsakov, at the Concert Hall of the Yusupov Palace and in other famous places.
Among the participant of the festival were the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the St.Petersburg Philharmonic, conducted by famous musician Yurij Temircanov, pianist Eliso Virsaladse, the dynasty of pianists Mogilevsky, Norwegian violoncellist Trulls Merk, singers and instrumentalists laureates of many international competitions.
The organ concert, given by A.Chulovskiy, was the first concert in St.Petersburg in the new millenium. It was the second concert from the series "J.S.Bach. Complete set of plays for organ" (for the first time in St.Petersburg).


Program: Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750)
1 part

Prelude in C Major (BWV 943); Fugue in C Major (BWV 946); «Helft mir Gottes Guete preisen» (BWV 613), «Das alte Jahr vergangen ist» (BWV 614), «In dir ist Freude» (BWV 615), «Mit Fried' und Freud' ich fahr' dahin» (BWV 616), «Herr Gott, nun schleuss den Himmel auf» (BWV 617); Prelude and fugue in A Minor (BWV 551); «Das alte Jahr vergangen ist» (BWV 1091), «Herr Gott, nun schleuss den Himmel auf» (BWV 1092); Fantasia and fugue in C Minor (BWV 537)
2 part
.VIVALDI - J.S.BACH: Concert in A Minor (BWV 593); J.S.BACH: 6 Chorales (BWV 645-650); Prelude and fugue in D Major (BWV 532)

Extra:
J.S.BACH: «Herr Gott, nun schleuss den Himmel auf» (BWV 617)

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