March 21 at the Saratov Conservatory opened the festival of contemporary music “Sound Space”. Works of contemporary composers from all over the world were performed. Many works were performed for the first time not only in Russia but also in the world.
Several audio fragments from the concert
A. Alter (USA) – “For Fred” (a composition for violin and piano)
Performers: Alexandra Klimova, Vasiliy Igonin
B. Bdil (Israel) – “Three monologue” for flute solo
Performer: Svetlana Burova
J. Goldschmidt-Halfon (Israel) – Duet for Violin and Viola
Performers: Alexandra Klimova, Konstantin Volkov
M. Laßmann (Germany) – “Threnos” for viola solo
Performer: Konstantin Volkov
A. Timofeev – “Encore” for solo violin
Performer: Alexandra Klimova
The next concert of the festival will take place on 7 April. It will be an evening of world premieres. The program includes works by young Russian composers – Ivan Subbotin Vladimir Orlov. Their music will be performed by the string quartet “Four Gentlemen” and the ensemble “New Music Theatre”.
Ivan Subbotin – member of the Union of Composers of the Russian Federation, Ph.D., senior lecturer of the Saratov Conservatory. In 2005 he graduated from the Saratov State Conservatory. Sobinov composition class (the class of associate professor of the department of music theory and composition V. Michelet). The concert will feature two of his works: String Quartet and the song cycle “Koktebel”. Artists: string quartet “Four Gentlemen” (Anton Solomatin, Pavel Remezov, Roman Kotrich Daniel Petrov), the ensemble “New Music Theatre” (Jan Cherlyantsev Vasiliy Igonin).
Vladimir Orlov – a member of the Union of Composers, a member of the Russian Musical Union, Chairman of the Saratov Youth representative office of the Union of Composers of the Russian Federation, Ph.D., senior lecturer of the Saratov Conservatory, artistic director of the ensemble “New Music Theatre”, in 2010 he graduated from the Saratov State Conservatory named LV . Sobinov (VG class of associate professor of the Royal). At the concert will sound his cycle for Violin and Piano “Relaxation-5” by the ensemble “New Music Theatre” (Alexandra Klimova, Vasiliy Igonin).