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.
Polina Osetinskaya became known to the public as a prodigy pianist - she began performing at the age of five. In the list of her achievements - performances at various concert venues in Europe and the USA, she took part in the festivals "December Nights", "Crescendo", "Stars of the White Nights", Mainly Mozart Festival and others. The stage partners of Ossetian were violinist Maxim Vengerov, conductors Saulius Sondekis, Laurent Petiggird, Vasily Sinaisky, Andrei Boreyko, Gerd Albrecht, Jan Pascal Tortelier, Thomas Sanderling and others. For the first time, the Osetinskaya performed at ODESSA CLASSICS in 2016.
Alexey Botvinov is an outstanding Ukrainian pianist, one of the best in Europe performers of Rachmaninov music. There are about 50 countries on the tour map of Botvinov (including the musical direction of the play at the famous La Scala Theater). He also has a record - more than 300 performances of the “Goldberg variations” by Bach, one of the most complex works of the composer.
Julian Milkis is a famous Canadian clarinetist, born in Odessa. The only student of the great Benny Goodman, Milkis studied in Canada and in New York (Juilliard School). Milkis toured dozens of countries around the world; he performed with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Vivaldi Chamber Orchestra, the Hamburg Mozarteum, the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, the L'Orchestre Nationale de Lyon, the L'Orchester Française Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Vancouver and the Crews and the United States and the United States and the United States. He worked closely with Gia Kancheli and Olivier Messiaen.
In the program “Daneliada”, “Miniatures”, “Waltz-Boston for piano and orchestra”.