Concert series in the Tretyakov Gallery
Dina Korzun and Rachmaninov Trio
The Masterpieces amid Masterpieces concert series took place between May and December 2008 in the Vrubel Hall of Tretyakov State Gallery. The concert organizers pursued the objective of demonstrating a harmonious combination of three classical arts: music, literature and painting. The Hall has been exhibiting the best selection of Vrubel’s paintings since 2007. It brought together famous theater and cinema actors, as well as classical musicians. Each program involved the musical and the literary parts. Supported by Gazprom, OMV and Eni the Masterpieces amid Masterpieces concert series had a great success.
May 31, 2008
The Memories of Florence program
Participating in the concert were the Rachmaninov Trio playing the musical things by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Sergey Rachmaninov, as well as the cinema and theater actor Igor Kostolevsky, People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, who read poems by Nikolai Gumilev, Alexander Blok and Osip Mandelstam.
September 13, 2008
The Transfigured Night program
The Rachmaninov Trio appeared on stage together with a guest Italian piano player, Carlo Levi Minzi, Professor of Milan Conservatory. The concert included the compositions by Claude Debussy, Alexander Scriabin, Alfred Schnittke, Arnold Schoenberg and Ernest Bloch accompanied by recitation of great poets of the early 20th century by Dina Korzun, a cinema and theater actress.
October 25, 2008
In the Memory of the Great Artist program
The concert was dedicated to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The Rachmaninov Trio performed the music by the great composer, while a cinema and theater actor, Vasily Bochkarev, People’s Artist of the Russian Federation recited the famous Mozart and Salieri tragedy by Alexander Pushkin.
December 6, 2008
The Masterpieces of Vienna in Moscow
The Rachmaninov Trio jointly with the Big Theater chamber orchestra played the pieces of music by such Viennese classical composers as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Joseph Haydn and Ludwig van Beethoven.