16 november 2020 Diverse Music Program Of The Chamber Concert
An intriguing program has prepared the Burgas Opera for the chamber concert on November 18, Wednesday, at 19.00, at the Opera Hall. The event is the first in November, after all performances and concerts of the Burgas Opera were temporarily canceled due to the complicated epidemiological situation, in order to protect the health of the artistic staff and the audience of cultural events.
On Wednesday evening, performed by the orchestra of the State Opera - Burgas, under the baton of the young conductor, but with enviable experience behind the counter - Tsanislav Petkov, will sound: suite "Don Quixote" by Georg Philip Telemann, "Little Night Music" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, St. Paul's Suite, Op. 29 No. 2 by Gustav Holst, Romanian dances by Bella Bartok.
The program, selected by the conductor Tsanislav Petkov, is well balanced in style and includes one work of baroque music, Viennese classicism and contemporary music from the early twentieth century. Concertmaster will be Vanya Zlateva.
We hope that in difficult times, such as today's, classical music will give loyal art lovers moments of contact with harmony, positivism and a bright beginning in life, as a counterbalance to fear and despair.
For the conductor:
Tsanislav Petkov is only 30 years old, but he has an enviable career as a conductor. Born in Ruse in a family of pianists. He completed his secondary education with a degree in piano at NUMSI "Prof. Pancho Vladigerov ”- Burgas in the class of Julia Nenova. In 2015 he graduated from the National Music Academy "Prof. Pancho Vladigerov ”with a degree in opera and symphony conducting in the class of Prof. Plamen Djurov and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Georgi Patrikov. He has conducted many projects as a student, and his debut was as a conductor of the Academic Symphony Orchestra. He was the conductor of the orchestra of the National Musical Theater "Stefan Makedonski" - Sofia.
From the same year until today he is chief artistic director and conductor of the Chamber Orchestra - Haskovo, and since 2017 he is conductor at the State Opera - Burgas. It partners with a number of orchestras on the territory of Bulgaria, including the Sofia Philharmonic, European Youth Symphony Orchestra "Progressive", Symphony Orchestra - Sliven, Symphony Orchestras in Vratsa and Vidin, Chamber Orchestra "Dianopolis" - Yambol, and some of the most famous Bulgarian singers. such as Svetlin Rusev, Vesko Eshkenazi, Mila Georgieva, Stoyka Milanova and others. In 2020 he graduated from AMTII "Prof. Asen Diamandiev ”- Plovdiv, majoring in Art Management.
For composers and works:
Georg Philipp Telemann (1681 - 1767), whose suite "Don Quixote" will sound at the chamber concert on Wednesday, is one of the greatest representatives of German baroque music. He studied law at the University of Leipzig. The remarkable contemporary of Bach, Handel and Vivaldi has left a huge musical legacy that is little known to today's listeners. While Bach is considered a greater composer today, Telemann is the much more famous of the two in his lifetime.
One of the most recognizable works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1761) "Little Night Music" was written at a time when the genius composed his opera "Don Juan". "Little Night Music" remained unpublished for 40 years. It was only when Mozart's widow, Constance, sold the work to a publisher, along with other works unknown to him, that it gained popularity. Today, this serenade is one of the most performed works from the treasury of world classics, the main themes are a favorite for listeners because they contain a life-affirming charge.
Gustav Holst (1874 - 1934) was an English composer of German descent and music teacher for over 20 years. Canvas is best known for his orchestral suite The Planets. He studied at the Royal College of Music in London, his early works were influenced by Ravel, Grieg, Richard Strauss. However, much of his music is extremely original, influenced by Hindu spiritualism and English folklore. St. Paul's Suite in C major (Op. 29, No. 2), which will be performed at the concert on November 18, is a popular work for string orchestra. It was completed in 1913, but was published in 1922 due to some changes in the musical text. The suite is named after St. Paul's Girls' School in Hammersmith, London.
Bela Bartok (1881 - 1945) was a Hungarian composer and pianist. He is one of the founders of ethnomusicology. His father is a school principal and his mother is a teacher. She also has a younger sister, Elsa. In 1899 he enrolled to study piano and composition in Bratislava. From 1908 to 1934 he was professor of piano at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music. In addition to composing, Bartok also collects folk songs. Traveling through Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Transylvania, Bulgaria, the Middle East, he collected about 10,000 songs. He speaks and writes in many foreign languages, including German, English, French and Russian.
According to the requirements of the Ministry of Health, those present at the concert must wear protective masks, and all necessary anti-epidemic measures will be taken in the hall. The admissible capacity of presence in the hall is 30