The 21st International Musical Olympus Festival

May 29 – June 3, 2016, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Parade of winners of international music competitions.

May 29, Sunday, 16:00

Grand Hall of the D. D. Shostakovich St.Petersburg Academic Philharmonia

St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
Kah Chun Wong (Singapore)
First Prize, The "Jeunesses Musicale" International Competition, Bucharest (Romania), 2013
A. Petrov "Vivat, Olympus!" Celebration Overture
F. Hidas Oboe Concerto in D Major
Timofei Yakhnov (Russia)
First Prize, The "Nutcracker" International Television Contest for Young Musicians, Moscow (Russia), 2015
M. de Falla "Nights in the Gardens of Spain", symphonic impressions for piano and orchestra
Juan Perez Floristan (Spain)
First Prize, The Santander International Piano Competition, Santander (Spain), 2015
B. Bartok Piano concerto No. 3 in E Major
Julian Trevelyan (UK)
Second Grand Prix, The Long-Thibaud-Crespin International Competition, Paris (France), 2015
W.A. Mozart Aria of Ferrando from "Cosi fan tutte"
G. Rossini Aria of Count Almaviva from "Il barbiere di Siviglia"
G. Donizetti Aria of Fernando from "La Favorita"
Levy Sekgapane (Republic of South Africa), tenor
First Prize, The International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition, Amsterdam (The Netherlands), 2015;
First Prize, Montserrat Caballé International Singing Competitions, Saragossa (Spain), 2015

May 31, Tuesday, 19:00

The Hermitage Theatre

M. Llobet Solés Variations on a Theme by F. Sor (Folia)
F. Amirov Six Miniatures for Piano (Ballade, Ashug's Song, Lyrical Dance, On Hunting, Nocturne, Toccata). Arranged for guitar by R. Mamedkuliev
F. Tarrega Gran Jota Aragonesa
Rovshan Mamedkuliev (Russia), guitar
First Prize, The Michele Pittaluga Classic Guitar Competition, Alessandria (Italy), 2015
A. Vivaldi "La Notte", concerto in G minor for flute, strings and basso continuo (version for sax and accordion duet)
B. Bartók Romanian Folk Dances
K. Penderecki Three Miniatures
A. Piazzolla Histoire du Tango: Night Club 1960
Duo Aliada (Austria)
Michal Knot, saxophone
Bogdan Laketic, accordion
First Prize, Fidelio Competition, Vienna (Austria), 2013;
Participants of "The New Austrian Sound of Music 2016-2017" program
S. Prokofiev Ten Pieces for piano from "Cinderella"
Elisaveta Ukrainskaya (Russia)
First Prize, The European Piano Contest Bremen (Germany), 2016
S. Rachmaninov "Sing Not To Me, Beautiful Maiden"
A. Dvorak "Songs My Mother Taught Me"
P. Tchaikovsky "Crazy Nights"
F. Schubert "Ave Maria"
F. Poulenc "Les chemins de l'amour"
C. Bixio "Parlami d'amore Mariu"
Timur Slanov (Russia), countertenor
Special Prize "For Bright Start" of the Charitable Foundation for the Support of Music Art "The Elena Obraztsova Foundation"
Finalist of the Blue Bird Television Competition (Moscow), 2016

June 1, Wednesday, 19:00

St. Petersburg State Academic Cappella

Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg State Academic Cappella
Hyun-Jin Yun (Republic of Korea)
Second prize, The "Jovens Maestro" International Competition, Lisbon (Portugal), 2013
F. Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture ("Fingal's Cave")
Violin Concerto in E minor
Elea Nick (Switzerland)
First Prize, The Lipinski and Wieniawski International Competition for Young Violinists, Lublin (Poland), 2015
L. van Beethoven Coriolan Overture
Piano Concerto No.4 in G Major
Alexander Yakovlev (Russia)
First Prize and Golden Medal of the President of the Republic of Italy, Ettore Pozzoli International Piano Competition, Seregno (Italy), 2013
The concert is sponsored by the Vontobel Bank (Switzerland)

June 2, Thursday, 19:00

The Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall

The concert is held in cooperation with the Mariinsky Theatre

The Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
Nimrod David Pfeffer (Israel)
P. Tchaikovsky "Romeo and Julliet", Overture-Fantasy
Violin Concerto in D Major
Ji Young Lim (Republic of Korea)
First Prize, The Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition, Brussels (Belgium), 2015
M. Ravel Piano Concerto No.1 in G Major
Anna Tsybuleva (Russia)
First Prize, The Leeds International Piano Competition, Leeds (UK), 2015
A. Dvorak Aria of Rusalka from "Rusalka"
G. Massenet Aria of Chimène from "Le Cid"
G. Verdi Scene of Desdemona from "Otello"
Selene Zanetti (Italy)
Second Prize, Francisco Vinas International Singing Competition, Barcelona (Spain), 2016

June 3, Friday, 20:00

Grand Hall of the D.D.Shostakovich St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonia

The concert is held in cooperation with the D.D.Shostakovich St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonia

St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
Jonathon Heyward (USA)
Gran-Prix, International Competition for Young Conductors, Besançon (France), 2015
P. Tchaikovsky Slavonic March
R. Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor
Andrew Tyson (USA)
First Prize, Geza Anda International Piano Competition, Zurich (Switzerland), 2015
E. W. Korngold Violin Concerto in D Major
Ailen Pritchin (Russia)
Grand Prix, The Long-Thibaud-Crespin International Competition, Paris (France), 2014
W. A. Mozart Recitative and Rondeau of Vitellia from "La Clemenza di Tito"
J. Massenet Aria of Salomé from "Hérodiade"
F. Lehar Aria of Giuditta from "Giuditta"
Emalie Savoy (USA), soprano
First Prize, The ARD International Music Competition, Munich (Germany), 2015