IX international youth competition named after P. I. Tchaikovsky, which will involve 127 young musicians from 23 countries, opens on the first day of the weekend in Novosibirsk, informs a press-service of the government of the Novosibirsk region.
"on opening day in the State concert hall named after Arnold Kats starts work exhibition from the collection of the State memorial musical Museum-reserve of P. I. Tchaikovsky in Klin, And will hold the draw for the competition And gala concert-opening ", - reported in the report.
in Novosibirsk the competition will be held for the first time.
"Despite the harsh Siberian climate, marked by a record number of participants. Currently to participate in the competition admitted 130 musicians from 23 countries. And there was a total of 250 applications from 27 countries ", - told Last news Director General of the Association of laureates of international competition. Tchaikovsky And contest Director Andrey Shcherbak.
Participation in the contest, dedicated to the 175th anniversary of the great Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky will take the musicians from Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, great Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Austria, Luxembourg, Denmark, Croatia, Romania, Taiwan, Korea, China, Japan, Mongolia, USA, Canada, Israel And Australia.
According to Shcherbak, this year due to the large number of participants are allowed to share all of the award if such decision is made by the jury. Also increased the number of finalists - not 6, But 7 people. At the end of the competition are expected to conduct 2 gala concerts. In one parties will be owners of the highest award - first prize, While 2-m - owners by a hierarchy of awards.
The winners will receive commemorative medals, And the winners of the first prize is a monetary award in the amount of 5 thousand dollars.
the jury included 29 musicians And figures of musical culture from 13 countries. The head of the organizing Committee - rector of the Moscow Conservatory. Tchaikovsky Alexander Sokolov.
Concern about the development of young talent continues after the end of the contest. The laureates give concerts in Russia, Japan, China, USA, Italy, Germany And other countries. They perform in beautiful concert halls: the Great hall of the Moscow Conservatory, the Bolshoi theatre in Moscow, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the Mariinsky theatre. Prize winning pianists have the right to play the instrument Tchaikovsky in the house of the composer in Klin.
international youth competition. Tchaikovsky - the largest professional competition for young musicians under the age of 17 years. The competition is carried out on specialties: piano, violin, cello. In 2015 - a year of celebrating the 175th anniversary of the birth of the great Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky young musical talents for the first time will gather in Novosibirsk.
the organizers of the competition: Ministry of culture of the Novosibirsk region, the Association of laureates of international competition. Tchaikovsky, interstate Corporation of development.