Talented children from Irkutsk Region receive gift certificates for musical instruments

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Award ceremony

On September 11, the winners and participants of the 2018 edition of the New Names of Priangarye Festival were granted gift certificates for musical instruments on behalf of Gazprom. The award ceremony took place at the 13th Stars on Baikal International Classical Music Festival in the concert hall of the Irkutsk Regional Philharmonic.

After auditions, six talented children from the Irkutsk Region received gift certificates for musical instruments. Alexander Petrov, Yegor Shipovalenko and Tatiana Fetisova will be able to buy new pianos. Luka Yemelyanov, Daniil Bogomolov and Polina Sadykova will get a saxophone, a button accordion and a flute, respectively.

The day before the ceremony, eminent tutors from the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music and the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, who had been invited as special guests to the Festival, gave master classes for young musicians in the following disciplines: violin, piano, flute and button accordion/piano accordion.

The 13th Stars on Baikal International Classical Music Festival is taking place in Irkutsk from September 1 to 12. In the course of the event, the Zagursky Irkutsk Regional Music Theater and the Irkutsk Regional Philharmonic host performances by not only Denis Matsuev, long-time organizer and artistic director of the Festival, but also the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia under Vladimir Spivakov, the Governor’s Symphony Orchestra of the Irkutsk Regional Philharmonic led by Ilmar Lapins, the State Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Tatarstan under Alexander Sladkovsky, laureates and awardees of the 2nd Grand Piano Competition for young pianists, and other remarkable and original performers.

This year, Gazprom became an official partner of the Stars on Baikal International Music Festival for the first time. Gazprom Dobycha Irkutsk has been supporting the annual event since 2011.


Gazprom Dobycha Irkutsk, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom, operates gas and gas condensate production and treatment facilities and acts as an engineering and construction customer for the pre-development of gas and condensate fields in the Irkutsk Region, with Gazprom acting as the license holder.

The Kovyktinskoye gas and condensate field, with Gazprom Dobycha Irkutsk acting as its development operator since 2011, serves as a resource base for the Power of Siberia project along with the Chayandinskoye gas and condensate field in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

The company’s production subdivisions are based in the Zhigalovsky and Kazachinsko-Lensky Districts of the Irkutsk Region.

The ISO 14001:2004 environmental management system is in effect at Gazprom Dobycha Irkutsk. The company employs over 300 people. It is headquartered in Irkutsk.

In 2010, Gazprom Dobycha Irkutsk and the Ministry of Culture and Archives of the Irkutsk Region signed the Agreement of Cooperation according to which the company would support traditional and new arts and cultural projects having great significance for the region.

Since 2011, Gazprom Dobycha Irkutsk has been a long-standing partner of Stars on Baikal and Christmas Meetings, two projects run by People’s Artist of Russia Denis Matsuev.

The New Names of Priangarye Festival aims to discover talented youth in the Irkutsk Region. The Creativity Support Center, a non-governmental organization for continuing vocational education that represents the New Names Interregional Charity Foundation headed by Ivetta Voronova (Moscow), is the Festival’s institutor and organizer.


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