XXI International Festival of Classic Music “January Musical Evenings” was successfully held in Brest.
A parade of opera stars from Russia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Poland, Croatia, and Finland became a final accord of the festival. “The festival took a step into its thirtieth decade and presented Brest unforgettable evenings with masterpieces of classic music performed by excellent musicians and vocalists. We are parting with it with a note of sadness. We think about a festival in a new year, which, I am sure, will be more interesting,” said the Chairman of Brest Regional Executive Committee Konstantin Sumar on the closing ceremony of “January Musical Evenings.”
This time the performers of the world level came to Brest. The following performers are among them: a people`s artist of the USSR, an academician Viacheslav Pjavko with a unique “Parade of tenors”; a world famous violinist and a conductor Liana Isakadze; the first flute of “La Scala” theatre in Milan and an opera theatre in Rome professor Antonio Amenduni. In whole, representatives of more than 15 countries took part in the festival, including Bulgaria, Brazil, Georgia, Finland, and South Korea.
Traditionally in “January Musical Evenings” were represented both creative achievements of maestros of musical art and talented youth. These scholars of a special fund of the President of Belarus on support of the talented youth. More than 200 musicians and vocalists became festival participants.
“Several soloists and heads of collectives said that they would like to come to Brest again not only to this festival. They would like to perform before Brest audience, which is estimated as prepared, loving, and understanding classic music. Grigory Bysiuk said this in the interview, the head of administration of culture of Brest Regional Executive Committee.
Besides, seven concerts within the frames of this festival were full house.