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29 June 2012 y.
World celebrity Vanessa Mae performed at the festival in Krasnoyarsk
On June, 29 on Mira Square in front of the Big Concert Hall of the Krasnoyarsk Philharmonic Society the world-famous violinist and composer Vanessa Mae performed. The concert was sold out: a few thousand people listened to the playing of the Queen of the violin.
Krasnoyarsk listeners know Vanessa Mae mainly due to the arrangements of classical works. “Violin techno-acoustic fusion” is her music style. At an hour and a half concert the celebrity performed more than fifteen works by great composers - Mozart, Beethoven, Wagner, Tchaikovsky, Khachaturian and others, and also presented listeners modern arrangements of classical music.
"I'm always happy to accept invitations to perform in Russia. I like this country not only for its national colour, but also for its rich cultural heritage. Pyotr Tchaikovsky has been one of my favorite composers from early childhood. I am very pleased that Krasnoyarsk gave me not only a warm welcome, but also good weather ", - Vanessa Mae said after the performance.
The violinist Vanessa-Mae started her musical carrier more than 20 years ago. Being Chinese by mother and Thai by father she was born in Singapore. At the age of 4 she moved to Great Britain, where she started to learn to play the violin and later enrolled at the Royal College of Music in London.
For today there have been sold 10 million of her albums, in her collection there are more than 40 international platinum awards. Her performances are broadcast in more than 100 countries.
Vanessa Mae is planning to perform at the Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014 as a member of the team of skiers from Thailand. Mountain skiing, according to the words of the musician, has been her second passion from the age of four.
For additional information: tel. (391) 227-29-36, the Press Center of the Festival.