23 May 2012

On May 23 the Hermitage Theatre hosted the second concert of the 17th International Musical Olympus Festival. That night the theater saw performances of young musicians from around the world: Dimitris Botinis (conductor, Greece), Cecilio Perera (guitar, Mexico), Alexey Zhilin (cello, Russia), Soyoung Yoon (violin, Republic of Korea). The artists were accompanied by the State Hermitage Orchestra and performed the works by Brouwer, Tchaikovsky and Sibelius.

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22 May 2012

On May 22 the Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall hosted the first concert of the 17th International Musical Olympus Festival. Accompanied by the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra were such participants of the Festival as Ayyub Guliev (conductor, Azerbaijan), Kristóf Baráti (violin, Hungary), Alexander Schimpf (piano, Germany) and Daniela Köhler (soprano, Germany). The evening opened with the ‘Viva, Olympus!’ overture by the Russian composer Andrei Petrov, specially composed for the festival. Artists also performed the works by Tchaikovsky, Wagner, Beethoven, and Strauss.

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21 May 2012

On May 21 the Grand Hotel Europe (St. Petersburg) hosted a press conference on the opening of the 17th International Musical Olympus Festival that will take place in the Northern Capital from May 22 to June 3.

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18 May 2012

The program of the 17th International Musical Olympus Festival held in the Northern Capital of Russia from May 22 to June 3, 2012, for the first time includes a social concert program. The Festival participants, young Russian musicians, will perform at the №1 Kresty Police Investigation Centre, the №2 House of Veterans and the St. Petersburg Children’s Hospice.

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16 May 2012

A handmade silver Easter egg by a famous jeweler Vladimir Mikhailov will be the audience award at the 17th International Musical Olympus Festival to be held in St. Petersburg from May 22 to June 3, 2012.

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20 March 2012

On June, 14 at the Oktyabrsky Grand Concert Hall in St. Petersburg and on June, 15 at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow the Musical Olympus Foundation for the first time in Russia arranges unique duo concerts performed by recognized jazz music geniuses of the recent decades - Bobby McFerrin and Chick Corea. These concerts promise to become one of the year’s most exciting music events.

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