Program of the V International Festival ODESSA CLASSICS
June 2, 2019.
For the Hungarian violinist Robi Lakatos the title of "King of the Gypsy violin" was fixed.
Roby Lakatosh gathered a remake on ODESSA CLASSICS - 2018. Virtuoso is a representative of the famous Lakatosh dynasty - Roma musicians, who for more than 150 years have been considered the world's best violinists in the popular music genre. A graduate of the Bela Bartok Conservatory in Budapest, Lakatos has won awards both in the field of classical violin music and in the genres of jazz and folk music. Its unique sound is a consequence of academic education and a unique family music school.
“The Fastest Violinist of the World” (“Daily Telegraph”) in his ensemble gathered brilliant instrumentalists. Together with them, he recorded 5 albums, 3 of which on Deutsche Grammophon. On the account of Robi Lakatos himself - 16 disks.
At ODESSA CLASSICS 2019, the ensemble Robi Lakatos will present the program “The Best of Lakatos”
June 3, 2019
The author's evening Gia Kancheli. Alexey Botvinov (grand piano), Polina Osetinskaya (grand piano), Julian Milkis (clarinet), Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra conducted by Igor Shavruk.
Gia Kancheli is a living classic of symphonic, chamber and choral music. Dozens of his works for orchestras and choirs are known not only in his native Georgia, but also abroad. He wrote music for more than 30 movies and 2 dozen performances. Melodies created by Kancheli are known to the simple listener from the films “Kin-dza-dza!”, “It was last summer”, and others. years in Batumi.
Despite his age, Kancheli actively composes, the premieres of his works regularly take place at the best concert venues in the world.
June 4, 2019
Pietro de Maria is the leading Italian pianist of his generation.
He is the first Italian pianist who performed all Chopin works on the concert stage and recorded them on the famous record company DECCA (13 discs).
Pietro de Maria was born in Venice in 1967. After receiving the Prize of the international press at the Tchaikovsky Competition (1990), the first prizes at the competitions in Milan Scala (1990), Geza Andes in Zurich (1994), Mendelssohn in Hamburg (1998) followed. An active concert pianist, he performed with the best orchestras in the world and such conductors as Gary Bertini, Roberto Abbado, Daniele Gatti, Ton Koopman, Ingo Metzmacher, Marek Janowski, Alan Gilbert and many others. Pietro de Maria is a professor at the Academy of Santa Chechilia (Rome) and the University of Mozarteum (Salzburg).
June 5, 2019
Project Michael Guttman "Tango sensations". Violinist and conductor Michael Guttman is the public favorite of ODESSA CLASSICS.
For several years he was a soloist and conductor of the open-air festival concerts.
Guttman studied at the Royal Conservatory in Brussels and at the famous Juilliard School in New York. In 1988, Guttman played the first solo concert in New York, and later acted as a soloist at the London Barbican Center, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, and others. Over the years, Michael Guttman played with a number of the most famous performers and was a guest conductor of the Brussels Chamber Orchestra, and is the leader of the Arriaga String Quartet and the Tango Quartet by Michael Guttman (Michael Guttman Tango Quartet). Music director of chamber music festival in Pietrasanta, Italy.
June 8, 2019
Zurich Chamber Orchestra, Jing Zhao, Alexey Botvinov
Zürcher Kammerorchester is undoubtedly one of the best chamber music groups in the world. Joshua Bell, Hilary Khan, James Galway, Misha Maisky and many other famous musicians played with them at various times. In 2017, the orchestra was awarded the Echo Klassik immediately for two CDs in the Klassik ohne Grenzen category (“Classics without Borders”). Zurich Chamber Orchestra is considered a reference performed by the music of Mozart. To listen to their “reading” of the classic come lovers from around the world.
Jing Zhao is the 1st prize winner at the ARD International Music Competition (Internationaler Musikwettbewerb der ARD) in Germany, a student of the outstanding Japanese cellist Ryosuke Hori, as well as Mstislav Rostropovich. In January 2007, she was invited to perform chamber music for the Japanese crown prince Naruhito. She has performed with leading world orchestras and such conductors as Seiji Ozawa, Ricardo Muti, Lorin Mazel. On account of the cellist - 5 discs.
Aleksey Botvinov is an outstanding Ukrainian pianist, one of the best in Europe performers of Rachmaninov music. On the Botvinov tour map there are about 50 countries of the world (including the musical direction of the play at the famous La Scala theater). He also has a record - more than 300 versions of the “Goldberg variations” by Bach, one of the most complex works of the composer.
June 9, 2019
Closing of the festival, Odessa Philharmonic. Misha May Trio.
Misha Maisky - more than three decades is a leading cellist world stage. Misha Maisky is a laureate of the international Tchaikovsky Competition, the only student of two 20th century cello legends, Mstislav Rostropovich and Grigory Pyatigorsky. Maisky first performed in the United States at Carnegie Hall in 1973, and in 1976 in London with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. In 1982, he recorded the CD for the first time at Deutsche Grammophon.
At various times he played with pianists: Martha Argerich, Radu Lupu, violinists Joshua Bell, Yitzhak Perlman, Vadim Repin, Maxim Vengerov, conductors Leonard Bernstein, Vladimir Ashkenazi, Daniel Barenboim, Juzeppe Sop. Artist discography is more than 30 albums.