Silvery Lily-of-the-Valley — first classical music project of Gazprom Transgaz Moscow
PR Service, Gazprom Transgaz Moscow
On November 6 the Tchaikovsky State Memorial House in Klin (Moscow Region) – located within Gazprom Transgaz Moscow operating area – hosted festive events that marked a start of Silvery Lily-of-the-Valley, a three-year project dedicated to the musical heritage of Pyotr Tchaikovsky.
The opening ceremony was attended by Vyacheslav Mikhalenko, Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Moscow, heads of the Tchaikovsky State Memorial House and invited guests.
Tchaikovsky State Memorial House Director Galina Belonovich (right) gives guided tour
In his opening speech, Vyacheslav Mikhalenko noted: “This first company’s project devoted to classical music promotes the creative heritage of Tchaikovsky. Among the representatives of our profession there are many gifted people who are truly talented in everything. And the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky speaks to us, it is a part of us...”
Speech of Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Moscow at musical meeting
The follow-up concert included the performance of the project’s first artists – lead singers of the Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra, whose musical skills will accompany the key events of the Silvery Lily-of-the-Valley project until its final – the anniversary of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in 2015.
Concert of Tchaikovsky Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra (Vladimir Fedoseev – chief conductor and artistic director)
Gazprom Transgaz Moscow plans to continue the project in 2014 with a series of regional musical and educational events arranged throughout the company’s operating area. The 2nd round of events will include a regional concert tour of the Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra with a renowned pianist, Merited Worker of Russia Alexander Gindin together with the Russian Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra. Lead singers and music groups of the regional philharmonics will participate in the concerts as well.
The Silvery Lily-of-the-Valley project will come to an end on May 7, 2015 – the day of the 175th anniversary of Pyotr Tchaikovsky. It is planned to arrange a gala concert of top Russian and international classical artists in the Moscow State Conservatory.
Gazprom Transgaz Moscow, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom, delivers gas to consumers in 14 regions of European Russia as well as transits natural gas to the Commonwealth of Independent States and beyond. The total volume of the company’s gas supplies amounts to nearly 275 billion cubic meters per annum, with some 90 billion cubic meters of natural gas supplied to Russian consumers.
The company comprises 24 branches, including 17 line pipe operation centers, 23 compressor stations, 278 gas compressor units, 737 gas distribution stations as well as dispatch and control centers, 23 compressed natural gas filling stations. About 13 thousand people are employed in the company.