Festival 2005

X International “Musical Olympus” Festival
May 26 – June 1, 2005

May 26,  Moscow
The Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

The Russian National Orchestra
Conductor                       Dorian Wilson (USA)
L. van Beethoven                 Concerto No.4 for Piano and Orchestra
Soloist                            Rachel Cheung Wai Ching (China), First Prize,The International Competition for Young Pianists In Memory of V. Horowitz, Kiev Ukraine (2003)

S. Prokofiev                           Concerto No.2 for Violin and Orchestra
Soloist                           Sayaka Shoji (Japan)

A. Borodin                            Aria of Kontchak from  “Prince Igor”
A. Boito                                 Aria of Mefistofele from  “Mefistofele”
G. Verdi                                 Aria of Banco from  “Macbeth”
Soloist                         Ilya Bannik (Russia), laureate of international competitions, soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre

G. Verdi                                Aria of Medora  “Il Corsaro”
G. Puccini                           Aria of Lauretta “Gianni Schicchi”
G. Verdi                               Aria of Violetta  “La Traviata”
Soloist                        Victoria Yastrebova (Russia), laureate of international competitions, soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre

W.-A. Mozart                       Duet of Zerlina and Don Giovanni from “Don Giovanni”
Soloists                     Victoria Yastrebova and Ilya Bannik

May 27, Saint Petersburg
Minor Hall of St. Petersburg Philharmonia

Piano recital
W.-A. Mozart                           Sonata in F  major for Piano, KV 332
S. Rachmaninoff                  Melody in E major, op.3, No.3
F. Mendelssohn - S. Rachmaninoff                    Scherzo from “Midsummer Night Dream”
F. Kreisler - S. Rachmaninoff                               “Liebesfreude”(“Radost Lubvi”)
Soloist                        Eldar Nebolsin (Russia/Spain), laureate of international competitions

Schumann/Liszt                     Widmung, S-566, Wagner/Liszt: Isoldens Liebestod, S-447 and/or Mephisto Walzer No. 1, S-514
Soloist                        Anton Salnikov (Russia), Second Prize, The Franz Liszt International Piano Competition, Utrecht (the Netherlands), 2005

May 29, Saint Petersburg
Grand Hall of St. Petersburg Philharmonia

The St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor                          Fabien Gabel (France), First Prize, The Donatella Flick Conducting Competition, London (Great Britain), 2004
S. Barber                                    Toccata Festiva for Organ and Orchestra
Soloist                               Jörg Halubek (Germany), First prize, The International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition, Leipzig (Germany), 2004

R. Schumann                            Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, op. 129
Soloist                               Olivier Marron (France), First Prize, The International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition, Leipzig (Germany), 2004

A. Dvorak                                   Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
Soloist                               Lisa Schneider (Russia), Second Prize, The Tibor Varga International Competition (Sion, Switzerland, 2001)

G. Charpentier                          Aria of Louise from “Louise”
J. Massenet                               Aria Manon from “Manon”
A. Dvorak                                    Aria of Rusalka from  “Rusalka”
G. Gershwin                              Aria of Clara from “Porgy and Bess”
Soloist                                Iwona Sobotka (Poland), First Prize, The Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition, Brussels (Belgium) 2004

May 30, Saint Petersburg
Grand Hall of St. Petersburg Philharmonic

The State Hermitage Orchestra
Conductor                          Dorian Wilson (USA)
J. Rodrigo                                     “Concierto de Aranjuez” for Guitar and Orchestra
Soloist                                Adriano Del Sal (Italy), First Prize, Michele Pittaluga International Guitar Competition, Alessandria (Italy), 2004

A. Schnittke                                   Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
Soloist                                Ekaterina Mechetina (Russia), First Prize, World Piano Competition, Cincinatti (USA), 2004

K. Nilsen                                       Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra, op.57
Soloist                                 Ivan Stolbov (Russia), First Prize, The “Jeunesses Musicales” International Competition, Bucharest (Romania), 2004

J. Ibert                                           Concert for Flute and Orchestra
Soloist                                Alexander Lipay (USA), First Prize, MTNA Young Artist National Competition, Kansas City (MO,USA) 2004

June 1, Saint Petersburg
Grand Hall of St. Petersburg Philharmonic

The St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
Conductor                           A. Dmitriev
R. Strauss                                  “Bourlesque” for Piano and Orchestra
Soloist                                 Vadim Kholodenko (Ukraine), Grand Prix, Maria Callas Grand Prix, Athens (Greece),2004

F. Chopin                                    Concerto No.2 for Piano and Orchestra
Soloist                                 Dong Hyek Lim (South Korea), First Prize, Marguerite Long - Jacques Thibaud International Piano & Violin Competition, Paris (France), 2001

S. Rachmaninoff                       Concerto No.3 for Piano and Orchestra
Soloist                                 Alexei Volodin (Russia), First Prize, The Geza Anda International Piano Competition, Zurich (Switzerland), 2003