The 25th International Musical Olympus Festival

May 28 – June 5, 2020, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Parade of winners of international music competitions


May 28, 19:00

St. Petersburg State Academic Cappella

Symphony Orchestra of the St. Petersburg State Academic Cappella
Conductor: tbc
А. Petrov Vivat, Olympus! Celebration Overture
 
F. Say Violin Concerto “1001 Nights in the Harem”, Opus 25
Soloist:
Elvin Hoxha Ganiyev (Azerbaijan / Albania / Turkey),
Grand-Prix, Vienna International Music Competition (Austria), 2019
 
S. Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 1
Soloist:
Emanuil Ivanov (Bulgaria),
First Prize, Feruccio Busoni International Piano Competition, Bolzano (Italy), 2019
 
P. Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme for Violin and Orchestra
Soloist:
Haruma Sato (Japan),
First Prize, The ARD International Music Competition, Munich (Germany), 2019


May 29, 19:00

The Hermitage Theatre

The Symphonic Orchestra of the Music-Hall Theatre The Northern Symphony
Conductor:
Henry Cheng (USA)
First Prize, The Antal Dorati International Conducting Competition, Budapest (Hungary), 2018
L. van Beethoven Egmont Ouverture
 
A. Dvorak Cello Concerto
Soloist:
Santjago Cañón Valencia (Columbia),
Second Prize, The International Tchaikovsky Competition, Moscow (Russia), 2019
 
M. Ponce Concierto del Sur for Guitar and Orchestra
Soloist:
Jesse Flowers (Australia),
First Prize, The Michele Pittaluga International Classic Guitar Competition, Alessandria (Italy), 2019
 
Operatic Arias tbc
Soloist:
Adriana Gonzales (Guatemala),
First Prize, The Plácido Domingo's Operalia, the World Opera Competition, Prague (Czech Republic), 2019


May 31, 16:00

St. Petersburg State Academic Cappella

Symphony Orchestra of the St. Petersburg State Academic Cappella
Conductor:
Darrell Ang (Singapore),
Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of The Sichuan Orchestra of China. Participant of the Musical Olympus Festival 2007, 2008 as the winner of Grand Prize, Audience Prize and Orchestra Prize at the Besançon International Young Conductors' Competition, (France), 2007
S. Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini for Piano and Orchestra
Soloist:
Daniel Kharitonov (Russia),
Third Prize, The International Tchaikovsky Competition, Moscow (Russia), 2016. Participant of the Musical Olympus Festival in St. Petersburg (2012), in Carnegie Hall (New York), in Tonhalle (Zurich)
 
Operatic arias and duo tbc
Soloists:
Ao Li, bass-baritone (China),
Participant of the Musical Olympus Festival in St. Petersburg (2013, 2014), in Moscow (2015) as the First Prize winner of the Plácido Domingo's Operalia, the World Opera Competition, Verona (Italy), 2013
Marina Viotti, mezzo-soprano (Switzerland),
First Prize, The Kattenburg Competition, Lausanne (Switzerland), 2017
 
L. van Beethoven Violin Concerto
Soloist:
Joshua Brown (USA),
First Prize and Audience Prize, The International Violin Competition Leopold Mozart, Augsburg (Germany), 2019


June 05, 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 Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor:
Vasily Petrenko (Russia),
Chief conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and of the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Participant of the Musical Olympus Festival 2004 as the First Prize winner of the Cadaqués Orchestra International Conducting Competition, Girona (Spain), 2002
C.M. Weber Euryanthe Overture
 
F. Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
Soloist:
Ilya Gringolts (Russia),
Participant of the Musical Olympus Festival 1999 as thhe First Prize winner of the International Violin Competition Premio Paganini, Genoa (Italy), 1998
 
L. van Beethoven Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral"