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From October 1 to 10, the XIX International Festival "Moscow Meets Friends" will be held

01.10.2022 Елена Бухмак, Благотворительный фонд Владимира Спивакова 81 просмотров

From October 1 to October 10, 2022, the XIX International Festival "Moscow Meets Friends" will be held in Moscow. The festival will include 12 concerts and 2 exhibitions in offline format, as well as 3 concerts, 3 exhibitions and 2 master classes in online format.


In the capital, concerts will be held at such famous venues as the Moscow International House of Music, the Museum of Russian Impressionism, the Central House of Scientists of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, the Rachmaninoff Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, the Workshop of Peter Fomenko, etc. Concerts will also be held in the Moscow region, in particular, at the State Historical and Art Museum "New Jerusalem". This is the largest project of the Vladimir Spivakov International Charitable Foundation. The motto of the festival in 2022 is "Born again!".

The festival will open on October 1, the International Music Day, in the Svetlanov Hall of the House of Music. Together with young talents from different parts of Russia, Slovenia and Armenia, musicians of the Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Spivakov will also perform. No less solemn will be the closing of the festival, held on October 10 at the Pyotr Fomenko Workshop Theater in Moscow. Exhibitions of artistic works of young participants will be organized for the visitors of the festival both at the opening and at the closing. 

This year, the festival is attended by children from more than 50 regions of Russia and 25 countries of the world. All of them participate in offline and online concerts. These are instrumentalists, vocalists, composers, dance and choral groups, circus studios, artists, reciters, orchestras, including children with disabilities. Among the speakers are talented children from the DPR, LPR. For all participants, the festival is an opportunity to share their creativity,
skill and professionalism, participate in master classes, gain new experience and open up new prospects for the development of their interests.

As part of the festival, online concerts, master classes and exhibitions of art works will be held on the official website of the Foundation. The participants of the concerts will demonstrate playing various musical instruments, such as piano, string-bowed, wind instruments, folk instruments. The audience will be able to enjoy the performance of a unique group of dutarists from Uzbekistan, the performance of orchestras, vocal and dance groups of various genres. The geography of online concert participants is impressive: Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Germany, Austria, Spain, Estonia, Latvia, Slovenia, Costa Rica, China, Israel, Mongolia, Mexico, France, etc.
A master class (piano) for children with visual disabilities will be conducted by Yulia Monastyrshina, winner of the J.S. Bach Competition in Leipzig and Concertino Prague, Doctor of Art History, professor at the Sydney Conservatory, Beijing, specialist in the field of Baroque style. The second master class, this time for young domrists, will be held with Ekaterina Mochalova, laureate of international and All-Russian competitions, soloist and concertmaster of the N.P. National Academic Orchestra of Folk Instruments of Russia. Osipova, head of the project "Anthology of Domra" at the Gnessin Academy of Fine Arts, artistic director of the First Festival of Contemporary Domra Art "Prima Domra".

One of the most touching and important moments of the festival will traditionally be the presentation of the Mercy prize for serving the ideals of humanism. Among the laureates of previous years are Leo Bokeria, Leonid Roshal, Evgeny Mironov, Mikhail Kusnirovich, Naina Yeltsina, Eugene Chaplin, etc. This year, at the XIX festival "Moscow Meets Friends", two winners of the Mercy Award are expected to be awarded at once. Also, in a solemn atmosphere, two instruments, a violin and a cello, acquired by the Foundation for Talented Children, will be donated to young gifted musicians.

According to the established good tradition, talented children of the Foundation receive personal scholarships at the festival. This year, much-needed scholarships will be awarded to participants of the festival from the DPR and LPR.
 

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