The State Hermitage Museum
Hermitage Music Academy
Saint Petersburg Committee for Culture
VI International 'Musical Hermitage' Festival
Artistic director of the Festival - composer Sergey Yevtushenko
14 - 23 February 2009.
Concerts start at 7 p.m.
14 February / Saturday / Big Italian Skylight Hall
'Italian music at Italian Hall'
Chamber choir Il Convitto Armonico (Italy).
Artistic director - Marco Montanelli
Conductor - Stefano Buschini
Palestrina, Monteverdi, Bach, Vivaldi
Under support of General Consulate of Italy
15 February / Sunday / Hermitage theatre
Opening of the Festival
Bodo Sinfonietta orchestra (Norway)
Conductor - Oleg Snetkov (Germany)
Soloists - Frans Helmerson, cello (Sweden)
Cello - Kirill Yevtushenko (Russia)
Contemporary Norwegian music, Edward Grieg, Antonio Vivaldi, Alfred Schnittke.
Under support of General Consulate of Norway
Tickets - 400 rub.
18 February / Wednesday / Hermitage theatre
Winner of Grachtenfestivalprijs 2008 Lisa Jacobs, violin (Netherlands)
Vivaldi, Schuman, Brahms
Under support of General Consulate of Netherlands and Grachtenfestival
Tickets - 350 rub.
19 February / Thursday / St.Petersburg Capella Hall
'Brazil all Stars' Jazz evening
Sax - David Sanchez (USA)
Piano - Andrey Kondakov (Russia)
Bass - Sergio Brandau (Brazil)
Percussions - Edson Da Silva a.k.a. Cafe (Brazil)
Drums - Celso Alberti (Brazil)
Tickets - from 250 to 1500rub.
20 February / Friday / Hermitage theatre
'Astor Piazzolla - GALA'
Bandoneon - Lothar Hensel (Germany)
The State Hermitage Orchestra
Conductor - Anatoly Rybalko (Russia)
The highlights of Astor Piazzolla
Tickets - 500 rub.
21 February / Saturday / Hermitage theatre
'Simplier Than Simple' ethno-jazz project
Winds, gusli, voice - Sergey Starostin
Percussions - Mario Kaldararu
Tickets - 500 rub.
22 February / Sunday / Hermitage theatre
St. Petersburg Academic Philharmony Orchestra
Conductor - Mats Liljefors (Sweden)
Concert-gala with First Prize Winners of the International Contest for opera singers in Spoleto (Italy)
Soprano - Desiree Migliaccio
Tenor - Giuseppe Talamo
Birotone - Giulio Boschetti
Popular opera overtures and airs G. Donizetti, G. Rossini, G. Bellini, G. Puccini, G. Verdi
Under support of Italian Cultural institute
Tickets - 600 rub.
Partners of the festival:
Principal partner - Heineken Russia
Official partners of the Festival:
Principal infopartners of the Festival: