Next Festival
14 October 2022
Alexey Botvinov - president of the festival
Olena Zazulia - director of the festival
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ODESSA CLASSICS 2022 PROGRAM


8th International Music Festival
Odessa Classics 2022



31 May, 19:00
Estonia kontserdisaal, Tallinn

     

Daniel Hope (violin)
Alexey Botvinov (piano)

Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Conductor OLARI ELTS

 


Program

Arvo Pärt Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
   
Benjamin Britten Violin concerto Op.15
   
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No.20 in D minor, KV 466
   
Valentin Silvestrov Symphony No.7

 



1 June, 19:00
Tallinna lauluväljaku klaassaal

     

Roman Fediurko (piano)
Oleksandr Fediurko (piano)

 


Program

Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and fugue nr 6 d-moll, BWV 875
   
Robert Schumann Six etudes on Niccolo Paganini, Op.3
   
Hennadiy Sasko Feast on the Vsevolodiv Hill
   
Wiktor Kossenko Masurka No.1, Op.3
  Poem "Désir" No.1, Op.11
   
Lewko Rewuzkyj Two preludes, Op.7
   
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Variations sérieuses, Op.54
   
Camille Saint-Saëns Etude en forme de valse No.6, Op.52
   
Myroslav Skoryk "Melody"
  Jazz paraphrase on Ludwig van Beethoven's "Für Elise"

 



2 June, 19:00
Arvo Pärdi Keskus

     

Michael Guttman (violin)
Jing Zhao
(cello)
Alexey Botvinov
(piano)


 


Program

Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata for Violin and Piano No.4 in A minor, Op.23
   
Luigi Boccherini Duo for violin and cello in D major
   
Valentyn Silvestrov "The Messenger - 1996"
   
Robert Schumann "Fantasy Pieces", Op.73
   
Ástor Piazzolla "The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires": "Invierno" ( Winter) , "Verano" ( Summer)

 



3 June, 19:00
Heino Elleri Muusikakool, Tartu

     

Hans Christian Aavik (violin)
Alexey Botvinov (piano)

 


Program

Arvo Pärt "Fratres"
   
Morten Lauridsen "O Magnum Mysterium"
   
Ester Mägi "Cadenza and Theme"
   
César Franck Violin sonata

 



9 June, 21:00
Thessaloniki Concert Hall
“Friends of Music” Hall (M1)

     

Thomas Hampson (baritone)
Alexey Botvinov (piano)

Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Zoi Tsokanou

 


Program

G. Axiotis “Sunset” (Gr: Deilino), from Intermezzi
   
W. A. Μοzart Piano Concerto No.21 in C major, KV 467
   
   
   
W. A. Μοzart Overture from the opera Le Nozze di Figaro
   
W. A. Μοzart “Hai già vinta la causa”, Count Almaviva’s aria from the opera Le Nozze di Figaro
   
J. Massenet “Ce breuvage… vision fugitive”, Hérode’s aria from the opera Hérodiade
   
G. Verdi Overture from the opera I Vespri Siciliani
   
G. Verdi “Io morrò, ma lieto in core”, Rodrigo’s aria from the opera Don Carlo
   
F. Lehár “Ballsirenen Walzer”, from the operetta Die Lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow)
   
F. Lehár “O Vaterland, du machst bei Tag”, Danilo’s aria from the operetta Die Lustige Witwe
   
C. Porter “Begin the Beguine”, song from the musical Jubilee

 



10 June, 11:30
Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra’s
“Solon Michaelides” Rehearsal Auditorium

     

Daniel Hope (violin)
Alexey Botvinov (piano)

 


Program

M. Skoryk “Melody”
   
V. Silvestrov “Elegy”
  “Musical moment”
   
A. Karamanov “Night prayer” (σόλο πιάνο)
   
S. Rachmaninov “Vocalise”
  “Margaritki”
   
A. Pärt “Spiegel im Spiegel”
   
A. Schnittke “Tango in a madhouse”
  “Polka”

 



10 June, 21:00
Rotunda, Thessaloniki

     

Daniel Hope (violin)

Air Ensemble:
Simos Papanas (violin)
Markellos Chryssikos (harpsichord)
Nicola Mosca (cello)
Emanuele Forni (lute & guitar)
Michael Metzler (percussion)


 


Program

Air – A Baroque journey
Works by A. Vivaldi (1678-1741), A. Falconieri (1585/6-1656), J. P. Von Westhoff (1656-1705), D. Ortiz (1510-1576), N. Matteis (1670-1713), et al.

 



11 June, 21:00
Rotunda, Thessaloniki

     

Daniel Hope (violin)
Alexey Botvinov (piano)

 


Program

J. Brahms “F-A-E” Sonata, 3rd mvt: Scherzo
   
A. Schnittke Suite im alten Stil. Op.80
   
Edward Elgar “Chanson de matino”, Op.15, No.2
  “Chanson de nuit”, Op.15, No.1
  “Salut d’amour”, Op.12
   
A. Dvořák Sonatina in G major, Op.100
   
V. Silvestrov “Barcarolle”
  “Lullaby”
   
C. Franck Sonata in A major

 

 



13 June, 21:00
Thessaloniki Concert Hall
“Emilios Riadis” Hall (M2)

     

Simos Papanas (violin)
Antonis Sousamoglou (violin)
David Bogorad (viola)
Dimos Goudaroulis (cello)

New Ideas Chamber Orchestra (NICO):
Augusta Jusionytė (violin, concertmaster)
Dalia Simaškaitė (violin)
Agata Ursul (violin – viola)
Liudvikas Silickas (cello)
Augustinas Daniel Sokalski (cello)
Vincas Bačius (double bass)
Gediminas Gelgotas (conductor, piano)

 


Program

S. Papanas  “Sequenza for two violins (in distance)”
   
G. Koumendakis  Point of no return, for string quartet
   
   
   
G. Gelgotas  “To the Skies”
   
A. Vivaldi / M. Richter “Winter”, from The Four Seasons
   
G. Gelgotas “Never Ignore the Cosmic Ocean”
  “Sanctifaction”
   
A. Vivaldi / M. Richter “Summer”, from The Four Seasons
   
G. Gelgotas “Τransitory”
  “Lock Me in Your Light, St Luke”
  “Praisedance”
  “Extracadenza”

 



5 July, 19:00

     

Michael Barenboim (viola)
Alexey Botvinov (piano)
Amanda Forsyth (cello)
Daniel Hope (violin)
Pinchas Zukerman (violin and viola)

 


Program

Valentin Silvestrov (*1937) Pastorales 2020 (world premiere of the commissioned composition of BTHVN2020 for violin2 and piano) - 9 pieces attacca, with a quotation from the first four bars of Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 (F major), op. 68 (Sinfonia pastorale)
   
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Duo für Violine und Viola (G-Dur), KV 423 (1783)
   
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827) Duo für Viola und Violoncello "Duett mit zwei obligaten Augengläsern" (Es-Dur), WoO 32 (1796/1797)
   
Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897) Quintett für Klavier, zwei Violinen, Viola und Violoncello (f-Moll), op. 34 (1864)

 



12 July, 19:00

     

Alexey Botvinov (piano)
Michael Guttman (violine)
Jing Zhao (cello)

 


Program

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827) Sonate für Klavier und Violine (a-Moll), op. 23 (1801)
   
Robert Schumann (1810-1856) Fantasiestücke für Klarinette (Violine) und Klavier, op. 73 (1849)
   
Sergej Rachmaninov (1873-1943) Trio élégiaque Nr. 2 (d-Moll), op. 9 (1893)

 



19 July, 19:00

     

Alexey Botvinov (piano)
Gediminas Gelgotas (piano and vocals)
Janusz Wawrowski (violin)


 


Program

Valentin Silvestrov (*1937) Nostalghia (2001) für Klavier
   
Valentin Silvestrov (*1937) Sonate für Violine und Klavier "Post scriptum" (1991)
   
Arvo Pärt (*1935) Fratres für Violine und Klavier (1980)
   
Gediminas Gelgotas (*1986) Transitory (aus Sinfonie Nr. 1 Extracultural) für Klavier, Gesang und Violine (2015-2021)
   
Gediminas Gelgotas (*1986) "Never Ignore the Cosmic Ocean", arrangiert für Violine und Klavier (2013)
   
Gediminas Gelgotas (*1986) To The Skies (Erweiterte Version) für Violine und Klavier (2008 – 2019)
   
Gediminas Gelgotas (*1986) Cadenza (aus Violin Konzert Nr. 1) für Violine und Klavier2 (2018-2019)
   
Krzysztof Penderecki (1933 – 2020) 3 miniature (1959) für Klavier2 und Violine
   
Gediminas Gelgotas (*1986) Sanctifaction (aus Sinfonie Nr. 1 Extracultural) arrangiert für Klavier2 (2017)
   
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750) Aria aus den Goldberg-Variationen, BWV 988 (1741)

 



25 July, 19:00

     

Alexey Botvinov (piano)
Anna Fedorova (piano)
Myroslava Kotorovich (violin)

 


Program

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827) Sonate für Klavier (cis-Moll), op. 27 Nr. 2 (Sonata quasi una fantasia, auch "Mondscheinsonate" genannt) (1801)
   
Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937) Sonate für Violine und Klavier Nr. 2 (G-Dur) (1923 - 1927)
   
Frédéric François Chopin (1810-1849) Ballade für Klavier Nr. 3 (As-Dur), op. 47 (1841)
   
Valentin Silvestrov (*1937) Melodies of the Moments - Cycle III, 3 Stücke aus: 22 Pieces in 7 Cycles für Violine und Klavier1 (2005), 1. Wiegenlied, 2. Barcarole, 3. Wiegenlied
   
Max Richter (*1966) “November” aus Memoryhouse (2002) für Klavier und Violine
   
Alemdar Karamanov (*1937), A. Botvinov “Nachtgebet” (aus Klavierkonzert Nr. 3 "Ave Maria", (1968), bearb. für Klavier solo A. Botvinov

 

 



2 August, 19:00

     

Alexey Botvinov (piano)
Oleksandr Fediurko (piano)
Roman Fediurko (piano)

 


Program

Wiktor Kossenko (1896 – 1938)  Poem "Désir" für Klavier, op. 11 Nr. 1 (1915)
   
Frédéric François Chopin (1810-1849)  Etüden für Klavier, op. 25 Nr. 1 und op. 25 Nr. 6 (1833)
   
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827) Rondo für Klavier Alla ingharese quasi un Capricio für Klavier (G-Dur), op. 129 auch genannt "Die Wut über den verlorenen Groschen" (1795)
   
Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) 3 Intermezzi für Klavier aus Klavierstücke op. 118 Nr. 1(a-Moll), Nr. 2 (A-Dur), Nr. 3 (g-Moll) (1893)
   
Wiktor Kossenko (1896 – 1938) Mazurka für Klavier, op. 3 Nr. 1 (1923)
   
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809 – 1847) Variations sérieuses für Klavier op. 54 (1841)
   
Isaac Albéniz (1860 – 1909) Triana aus dem Zyklus für Klavier "Iberia" (1909)
   
Sergej Rachmaninov (1873-1943) Elegie für Klavier, op. 3 Nr. 1 (1892)
   
Sergej Rachmaninov (1873-1943) 2 Präludien für Klavier op. 32 Nr.12 (gis-moll) (1910) und op .23 Nr. 5 (g-moll) (1903)


9 August, 19:00

     

Alexey Botvinov (piano)
Giorgos Kanaris (baritone) instead of Thomas Hampson (because of sickness)

 


Program

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750) Partita für Tasteninstrument Nr. 6 in e-Moll, BWV 830 (um 1730) 1. Toccata
   
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827) "An die ferne Geliebte", Liederkreis von Alois Jeitteles für Singstimme und Klavier op. 98 (1816)
   
Frédéric François Chopin (1810-1849) Nocturne op. 48 Nr. 1 (c-moll) (1842)
   
Frédéric François Chopin (1810-1849) Walzer op. 64 Nr. 2 (cis-moll) und op. 64 Nr. 1 (Des-dur) (1847)
   
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828) Lieder


23 August, 19:00

     

Alexey Botvinov (piano)

 


Program

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750) Goldberg-Variationen, BWV 988 (1741)

 



14 October, 19:00
Lithuanian National Philharmonic Society, Vilnius

     

Alexey Botvinov (piano)
Oleksandra Fedosova (violin)
Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra
New Ideas Chamber Orchestra (NICO)
Gediminas Gelgotas
(conductor)

 


Program

ANTONIO VIVALDI–MAX RICHTER The Four Seasons
   
PHILIP GLASS Tirol Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 1, 2nd mvt.
   
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Prelude in B minor, BWV 855a (Charles Coleman’s version for orchestra)
   
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN–MAX RICHTER Opus 2020
   
GEDIMINAS GELGOTAS Violin Concerto No. 1
Lock Me in Your Light, St. Luke
Never Ignore the Cosmic Ocean
Praisedance
Mountains. Waters. Freedom

 


 







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