MUSICIANS

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Concertmaster, pianist, arranger
The name of this brilliant concertmaster and virtuoso pianist had warmed the hearts of romance fans for more than three decades, and, no doubt, will make his mark in the history of Russian stage music. Grateful listeners will forever remember his versatile talents - the talent of a musician, pianist, arranger, improviser and teacher.
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Argentina
Gabriella Bergallo is a singer from Argentina.
In 1988 she emigrated to Paris, where she studied opera and continued to perform as a jazz singer.In 1989, she moved to Switzerland and graduated from the opera studio at Conservatory Schaffhausen. During the following 12 years, she performed as an opera singer in Switzerland, Italy, Germany, and Argentina.In 2003, she returned to Argentinian and Brazilian folklore. The main genres of her concert performances are now bossa nova, rumba and tango
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Since 2001, Elena Bulanova has worked at the Saint Petersburg Theatre of Musical Comedy where she writes arrangements for plays (she has already written more than fifty arrangements).In addition, Elena Bulanova takes an active part in concerts and works with such leading Saint Petersburg composers as Victor Lebedev, Victor Pleshakov, Mark Samoylov and many others, and also with stage directors such as Alexander Belinsky, Isaak Shtokbant, and Alexander Isakov.
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The winner of a International Competitions
Winner and Special Prize from the Jury of the International Competition of Violin and Piano Duets in Lyons (France, 2007).Ksenia took part in many festivals, including the XII International Festival Musical Olympus (Saint Petersburg, 2007), the International Festival The Time of Music: fin de siecle (Saint Petersburg, 2007, 2008), the Bromsgrove Festival (Great Britain, 2005), and others.
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The winner of a International Competitions
Andrey Ivanovich is the great grandson of the famous Romanian composer Ion Ivanovici. He received his musical education from the Saint Petersburg Conservatory, Russian Academy of Music (Moscow) and the Musical High School in Karlsruhe (Germany). He has won numerous international competitions. From 1992 - 1994, he won first prize as pianist six times and in 1994 he won the Grand-Prix and Gold Medal in the World Piano Competition in Cincinnati (USA).
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The winner of a International Competitions
Semyon Klimashevsky has participated in a number of international festivals, including Kissinger Sommer, Niider-Mooz-Orgelfest (Germany) and the festival the World via Culture (Khanty-Mansiysk). In 2004, he was awarded a Star of Academician D. S. Likhachov. In 2009, he performed in the Nevskaya Klassika Quartet. The quartet took part in the 10th Square of Arts International Festival (Saint Petersburg).
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The winner of a International Competitions
Alexandra has performed numerous concerts in Russia and abroad, including, in Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Spain, France, Poland, Austria, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia. She has performed with the Academic Symphonic Orchestra of the D. Shostakovich Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Hall, the State Hermitage Orchestra, the Symphonic Orchestra of the Philharmonic Society of Saint Petersburg, the Weimar Symphonic Orchestra, and in many other Russian and foreign orchestras.
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The winner of Tchaikovsky Competition
Miroslav Kultyshev has won numerous international competitions and festivals for young musicians: competition of Heidens Fund (1993), A Step to Mastership (1995), Traditions and Modernity (Grand Prix, 1995), the Moscow Festival of Young Pianists named after H. Neuhaus (1998), Virtuosos of the Year 2000 (1999), and Expectations of Russia (Grand Prix, 2000). In 2001, the young pianist was honored a Triumph - a Russian Independent National Prize Grant. In 2005, he won first place and a Gold Medal at the International Delphic Games (Ukraine).
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The winner of a International Competitions
Peter Laul performs in the best halls of St. Petersburg and other Russian cities, solo and with symphony orchestras. He tours also abroad and performs regularly in Germany and France, Spain, Belgium, Estonia and many other countries around the world.
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viola
The winner of a International Competitions
This musicians repertoire covers three centuries, from Baroque to works of the modern composer, including those written specially for Alexey Lyudevig. He has performed in several first performances of works written by Russian composers, the latest of which was Concert by the famous Sergey Slonimsky. Alexey was also the first musician to perform a number of works by American and French composers.
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The winner of a International Competitions
Aleksandr Pirozhenko performs regularly solo programs and as a soloist with orchestras in Russia and abroad, including such countries as Estonia, Latvia, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Germany, Austria, France, UK, USA, Netherlands, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Japan, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and other countries.
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The winner of a International Competitions
Pavel Raykerus performs regularly in the best halls of Saint Petersburg and Moscow, tours a lot in the USA and Europe. He has collaborated with such conductors as Vladimir Sinaisky, V. Chernushenko, A. Chernushenko, V. Ponkin, A. Sladkovsky, Hobart Earle. He took part in major Russian and international festivals, such as: "Arts Square", " Shostakovich Through the Centuries, "Moscow Autumn", "Youth Academies of Russia", "International Week of Conservatories", "New Silver Age", "Drei Klang", "Les Perelinages - F. Liszt Kunstfest Weimar", "Schubertiaden", "Young Euro Classic " and others.
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soprano
Honored Artist of the Russian Federation
Elena Zabrodina is a leading singer of the Saint Petersburg Theatre of Musical Comedy and is is an Honored Artist of the Russian Federation.
Elena Zabrodina works not only at the theatre, but also performs at different concerts and programmes in modern stage romance. She has performed the works of wonderful composers such as Andrey Petrov, Isaak Schwarz, and Victor Lebedev. She worked for many years with the famous St. Petersburg pianist Mikhail Aptekman, who wrote inimitable arrangements of songs and romances especially for Elena Zabrodina.
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