In 2004 he won the 1st prize at the International competition “Jeunesses Musicales” in Bucharest, in 2005 the 1st prize at Rimsky-Korsakov Competition inSt. Petersburg. In the same year he obtains the position of solo clarinetist in the orchestra of Mariinsky theatre.
Anton Glushkin is the winner of International competitions as a solo player and in the composition of ensembles. Also he’s got the scholarship of the President of the Russian Federation and the winner or the national project “Obrazovanie” \ Education While he was studying at the conservatory, besides solo performances Anton participated in two...
Composer Sergey Slonimsky, one of the most prominent figures in Russian music, is preparing to celebrate his 80th birthday along with the outstanding conductor Vladimir Yurovsky, the leader of the new musical generation. The highlight of the evening will be a concert performance of Act I of the opera The Master and Margarita.
Sergei Mikhailovich Slonimsky is a Russian and Soviet composer, pianist and musicologist. He is a son of Soviet writer Mikhail Slonimsky and a nephew of the Russian-American composer Nicolas Slonimsky. He studied at the Musical College in Moscow from 1943 until 1950. From 1950 Slonimsky was at the Leningrad Conservatory.
With the demise of people like Joseph Brodsky, or the recently deceased Bella Akhmadulina, the Sixties are becoming a thing of the past. Another of the foremost representatives of his time, the composer Boris Tishchenko, passed away on December 9th. Tishchenko, a pupil of Dmitry Shostakovich, inherited a lot from his teacher — his...
On 22nd November the St. Petersburg pianist Alexey Glazkov will play at the Concert Hall of St. Petersburg State Conservatory named after N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov.
At this concert Glazkov will be performed works by Sergei Prokofiev's “Eighth Sonata” and Oliver Messiaen from “XX views on the face of the baby Jesus”.