RUSSIAN MUSIC SEASONS May, 17 - Russian Music Seasons

RUSSIAN MUSIC SEASONS May, 17

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2017
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Russian Music Seasons

St.Petersburg, Fontanka river 118, the Gavrila Derzhavin Estate Museum

19:30

Enjoy an evening of classical music at one of St Petersburg’s beautiful palaces – The Gavrila Derzhavin Estate Museum, with this 2-hour experience. Take a seat in the magnificent Hall of the Palace. Then, lose yourself in much-loved works by Russian composers such as Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich and others, all played by an orchestra of St Petersburg. As the perfect curtain raisers, enjoy an interesting pre-concert tour of the palace’s halls and a glass of sparkling wine. Upgrade to include round-trip transfers from your St Petersburg hotel.

 

Highlights:

2-hour classical music experience at St Petersburg’s historical Palace

Sip on a glass of sparkling wine and see the beautiful main halls of the house on a pre-concert tour

Enjoy a 1-hour concert in the magnificent Hall, performed by a St Petersburg orchestra

Absorb the splendid setting as you enjoy music by Russian composers such as Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky

Upgrade to include round-trip hotel transfers

Ideal for classical music enthusiasts and romantic experience for couples.

 

What You Can Expect

Treat yourself to a concert of Russian classical music in a luxurious Barocco style palace in St.Petersburg, Russia. You will hear an incredible collection of Russian musical masterpieces recognized by time and generations, performed by the orchestra of St Petersburg. The concert takes place in unique Hall of The Gavrila Derzhavin Estate Museum. The classical style hall is abundantly decorated with gold and will amaze even demanding audience. Before the concert the guests will be invited to see the most interesting halls of the rich master of the house. Moreover the guests will be offered to treat themselves with a glass of sparkling wine whereupon they will be invited to enjoy masterpieces of Russian classic music of such genius as Tchaikovsky, Rimskii-Korsakov, Shostakovich, Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Glinka and many other outstanding composers. The evening will immerse you in the atmosphere of Russian aristocracy.

 

Duration of the show:

2 hours (welcome tour with drink + actual show) A welcome drink is served in one of the palace halls during the short tour.  Seats are unassigned, so feel free to take the one you like best. Actual concert duration approximately 60 minutes, depending on how many additional play requests are received.

 

Concert Program

P. Tchaikovsky

«Elegy in memory of Samarin» for string orchestra

E. Grieg

«Peer Gynt Suite . Anitra’s Dance» for string orchestra

P. Tchaikovsky

«Sentimental waltz» for violin & string orchestra

A. Vivaldi

«The Four Seasons. Storm» for violin & string orchestra

E. Grieg

«Solveig’s Song» for soprano & string orchestra

U. Giordano

“Caro mio ben” for soprano & string orchestra

M. Balakirev

«Islamey» for piano

S. Rachmaninov

“Piano sonata №2. II”

A. Dvořák

«Serenade for string orchestra. II»

A. Tchaikovsky

«Serenade for string orchestra. Final»

 

 

Welcome starts from 19:30.

Dress-code: cocktail – more details…

 

Concert takes place in The Gavrila Derzhavin Estate Museum – more details… 

Address: Fontanka river embankment 118

 

Book transfer: more details… 

 

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