Evening of Saint-Saens music

25 October 2019, Fri. 19:00
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Why is it worth going to a Saint-Saens music evening?

1. You can dive into the world of French music.
2. You will hear a solo soloist written by Saint-Saens under the influence of Paganini style.
3. Learn why the Third Symphony was named - "Symphony with Organ".

October 25 - Saint-Saens music evening performed by the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Odessa!

Camille Saint-Saens is a French composer, organist and pianist, music critic and social activist. He is the author of works of various musical genres, including 13 operas, 3 symphonies, oratorios, numerous chamber ensembles. In the eighty-six years that Saint-Saens lived, Bizet, Roman-Korsakov, Debussy, and Tchaikovsky were born and died; during his lifetime, the premieres of the works of Bellini, Donizetti, Schuman, as well as Schoenberg, Prokofiev and Bartok.

"Saint-Saens has a very rare honor - seeing himself in a classic position while still alive ... His name, long unrecognized, has earned him universal respect both because of the nobility of his personality and because of the perfection of his art." - wrote R. Rollan.

The concert program will sound:

Concerto No. 3 for Violin and Orchestra and Symphony No. 3 Saint-Saens.

Conductor - Natalia Ponomarchuk In 1988 she graduated from the Kyiv State Music School named after RM Glier, in 1997 - the National Music Academy of Ukraine named after PI Tchaikovsky, majoring in "opera-symphonic conducting" (class of Professor A. Vlasenko).

Laureate of the Stefan Turchak National Conductors Competition (1998), winner of the All-Ukrainian Open Popularity Rating “Wheel of Fortune” in the nomination “Best Young Conductor”.

In 1997-2002 - Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Lugansk Philharmonic Academy Symphony Orchestra, since 2003 holds the position of Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Dnipropetrovsk Philharmonic Academic Symphony Orchestra; since September 2009 - conductor of the National Honored Academic Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine.

Soloist - Dmitry Tkachenko (violin) Dmitry Tkachenko is a laureate of several prestigious international competitions, among them a competition named after. P. Lantier in Paris (1995), Vronsky Competition in Warsaw (1997), M. Lysenko Competition in Kiev (1997) and K. Nielsen Competition in Odense (Denmark, 2000).

Dmitry is an active participant in the musical life of Great Britain and Ukraine. His many appearances include concerts in London's renowned halls - Barbican Hall, Wigmore Hall and South Bank Center. Dmitry Tkachenko is the founder and artistic director of the B. Britten International Music Competition in London, and he is the founder of the annual International Kyiv Music Festival.