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12 October 2014 y.

“International Youth Orchestra” conducted by Tao Lin (China) performed in Krasnoyarsk

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On June, 30 in the Big Concert hall of the Krasnoyarsk State Academy of Music and Theatre (KSAMT) there took place a concert of the “International Youth Orchestra” led by a Chinese conductor Tao Lin. The International Chamber Orchestra of KSAMT students and young musicians from different countries is a special first realized in 2012 project of the Asia-Pacific Festival which now has become a tradition. This is a union of young talents, making the atmosphere of creative collaboration and dialogue, a platform for improving the performance skills of young musicians. This year there are 50 musicians from Russia, China, Mongolia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in the “International Youth Orchestra”.
The made up during the festival orchestra conducted by Maestro Tao for a few rehearsals has prepared a concert program of works composed by Russian and foreign classics, including composers of the Asia-Pacific region. The result of this co-work became the concert where the International Youth Orchestra performed two orchestral suites by Igor Stravinsky, Three Pieces for String Orchestra by a Chinese composer Bao Yan-Kai and Concerto №1 for Piano and Orchestra by Dmitri Shostakovich (soloists – a pianist Dmitry Prikhodko and a trumpeter Roman Stegantsev). The Rector of the Krasnoyarsk State Academy of Music and Theatre Konstantin Jacobson noted a diversity of the program and expressed his admiration for Maestro Tao’s work.
The artistic director of the festival special project "International Youth Orchestra" is a conductor and composer Lin Tao (China). Maestro Tao is Master of Arts, a winner of several prestigious international competitions. He is the chief conductor of the Symphony Orchestra of Kuzbass (Kemerovo), the Principal Guest Conductor of Xia Men Philarmonic Orchestra (China), he collaborates with the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia. Tao Lin worked with such outstanding musicians as Peter Donohoe, Frederick Kempf, Tatyana Grindenko, Nikolai Lugansky, Denis Matsuev.
On , 2 there will be another concert of the “International Youth Orchestra”. The performance will take place in the Small Concert Hall of the Krasnoyarsk Regional Philharmonic at 19:00.
The Festival of the Asia-Pacific region will go on in Krasnoyarsk till July, 4.