The Third International Violin Festival continues in St. Petersburg
“In honor of David Oistrakh” – this is the motto of the third International Violin Festival in St. Petersburg. The central event was a concert at the St. Petersburg Philharmonic. Famous violinists Maxim Fedotov, Nikolay Madoyan, and Haik Kazazyan took the stage. Works by Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saëns, and Rimsky-Korsakov were performed. Honored Artist of Russia Graf Murzha, accompanied by the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, performed “Jacob’s Dream” by the contemporary Israeli composer Baruch Berliner. In total, the festival program includes 7 concerts. The author and ideological inspirer of the show, Sergei Stadler, brought together famous musicians and talented young performers on the best academic stages. The author and ideological inspirer of the show, Sergei Stadler, brought together famous musicians and talented young performers on the best academic stages.
“This is a difficult time, but it seems to me that right now it is very important to organize such events, because there are people who really need it. We are glad that this serious violin event is happening and has already become part of the musical life of the city and the country as a whole,” said the artistic director of the festival, People’s Artist of Russia Sergei Stadler.