All concerts were sold out, probably because the participants of the festival were great musicians.
The tone of the festival asked the first concert held in the great day – the international day of music. The people of Tver can be proud that the festival is known throughout Russia. Greeting him sent an outstanding conductor of St. Petersburg Yury Temirkanov, the head of the Federal Agency for culture and cinematography Mikhail E. Shvydkoy and others. The festival was held in the building of drama theatre. The composition of the participants was truly star – State academic Symphony orchestra of Russia conducted by Mark Gorenstein, the world-renowned pianist Denis Matsuev and the symbol of the musical enlightenment of Russia Svyatoslav Belza. The concert programme was unusual. For the first time in Tver was so widely presents the music of German composer Richard Strauss. As noted by S. Belza, in honor of D. Matsuev named star and a young pianist justifies this honor. Performed Concert for piano and orchestra by Edward Grieg manifested violent temper D. Matsuev, powerful pent-up artistic will.
The musicians of the orchestra of M. Gorenstein did not let go of the stage. Continue reading
The Time magazine presented a series of photographs titled the World’s Wackiest Holidays . devoted to the most unusual holidays and festivals from different corners of our planet. For example, the monkey festival in Thailand.
Monkey Banquet (Monkey Buffet) in the province of lop Buri . Each year approximately 600 monkeys are invited to the dinner, which consists of a variety of fruits and vegetables. Monkey feast is held in honor of the God Rama, who according to the legend, along with the monkey army defeated many of his opponents.
The festival of colors in new Delhi (The Festival of Colors) — Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring, the celebration of the expulsion of evil and the rebirth of life. It is celebrated for 2 days on a full moon. According to the legend, on this day died the evil demon Holika. On this day in each city hosts its celebration, everywhere lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits. Fire burn an effigy of Holika, throw the fruits seasonal harvest — grain, coconuts, etc. in the Morning people go to the street, and the fun begins — all drench each other with colored water of the red, green, yellow, blue and black colour and throws colored powders.
Tomatina (Tomatina) in the village of buñol — famous “tomato massacre”. This is one of the most Continue reading
In the framework of the XXVII festival «Boldino fall” of the Nizhny Novgorod Opera troupe of the theatre and guests of the festival visited in Bolshoe Boldino, where he was perhaps the most productive period in the works of Pushkin.
Festival “Boldino autumn” was opened with the Opera “Queen of spades”
Geography of participants of the festival this year than ever.
“Boldino” can pass the Ministry of culture in 2015, Shantsev said
Previously, funding “Boldin” he wanted to transfer to the municipal level, however, the district authorities have stated that they do not have the money for it.
Best fall beer festivals
Autumn is the time of the largest beer festivals where you can try a variety of Beers, enjoyed some local delicacies and spend time abroad. Some of them need no introduction, and some many foreigners and not heard, because the harvest beer festivals in Europe is held sufficient. Portal.
Museum in boldine will Continue reading