SIMFEROPOL, March 12. /Offset. TASS Sergey Pavlov/. Music festival “Crimean spring” timed to the third anniversary of the reunification of the Crimea with Russia, opened Sunday in Crimea. On the first day of the festival, which takes place in Yalta, on the scene of theatre of a name of Chekhov was the Russian state academic chamber “Vivaldi-orchestra”.
“The initiative of this festival came from our band. The vote, we want to remind once again about the one for all of us historical and cultural way, that Crimea is inextricably linked with Russia”, – told TASS the producer of the orchestra Rostislav Black.
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Musicians, he said, has prepared two concert programs: “We have much to be proud of” (old marches and songs arranged for string orchestra) and “We have love” (the most known number from the repertoire of the stars of Russian and foreign stars 1930-1950 gg) .
In the second program, in particular, will be attended by famous actors of theatre and cinema. Among them honoured artists of Russia Natalia Rozhkova and Alexander Sklyar, actors of theatre and cinema Anatoly Zhuravlev, Sergey Makhovikov, Andrey Rapoport, the winners of international competitions Valery Kucherenko Svetlana and Sergey polians’ki. The concert program will also be presented in Sevastopol and Simferopol.
The festival is held with support of Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of culture of the Crimea, it will last until March 17, 2017. All expenses for the festival “Vivaldi-orchestra” took over.
The orchestra was created in 1989 by violinist and teacher Svetlana Bezrodnaya. The first concert was held 5 may 1989 on the stage of the Column hall of House of unions. In 1994, the “Vivaldi-orchestra” became academic. In his 22 musician: violin and cello group, double basses, piano, a group of percussion instruments and the accordion.