Two distinctive broadcasts await Stay Home with Russian Season's viewers this week. Tuesday and Thursday will feature the Innopraktika and Russian Seasons School alumni report concerts. It's one of this season's premier musical events - don't miss it!
On Tuesday, August 10 , it will be possible to view a broadcast of a chamber music concert held at the St. Petersburg State Conservatory named after N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov. The peculiarity of this performance is that the students had only three weeks to prepare it. During this time, they had to master the Academic Vocal course and finally perform works by Russian composers. The famous teachers of the Conservatory helped them: N. N. Arsentyeva ,M. G. Lyudko , and S. B. Nikulshina . At the concert, students sang excerpts from works by Glinka, Dargomyzhsky, Borodin, Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Taneyev, Rachmaninov, and Sviridov. The audience was delighted and gave the vocalists a standing ovation. The sopranos sang by Lubov Karetnikova, Gloria Kim, and Nikolina Hrkać; Emilia Rukavina showed an impressive contralto; Jose Carmona captivated everyone with his tenor and Lobel Barun with his bass.
On Thursday, August 12 , there will be a large-scale gala concert from the St. Petersburg State Academic Capella. In this performance, the School's students presented the grandiose St. Petersburg Suite, a work they wrote while studying, impressed by St. Petersburg. The authors were Natasha Frank, Ethan Blackburn, Anibal Caño, Pablo Rubino Lindner, and José Manuel García Hormigo . More arias, orchestral works, duets, and quartets awaited the audience. The Symphony Orchestra of the St. Petersburg Conservatory provided musical accompaniment, and the soloists were once again students of the School. Conducting was entrusted to Associate Professor of Opera and Symphonic Conducting Yuri Lebedev and students of the School: Anton Brezinka, Szymon Borys, and Eleni Kotsmanidou.
As part of the music session, 14 vocalists, conductors, and composers spent three weeks studying the history of Russian music, the ancient Russian art of singing, Russian folklore, the basics of stage movement, the basics of composition, and vocal. The training took place from July 1 to July 21 at the St. Petersburg State Conservatory, named after N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov.
The broadcasts started at 19:00 CET.