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Arts Calendar / February 12 / Concerts
22:30 20th Century Organ Masterpieces
Organists Daniel Salvador and Vladimir Skomorokhov will perform works by Messiaen, Gubaidulina and others. Vladimir Skomorokhov (b. 1999) is currently studying at the Moscow State P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory, class of Natalia Gureeva. He is a laureate of many international organ, piano and chamber music competitions. Vladimir was awarded the first prize at the II International Young Organists Competition in Moscow (2015); became a diploma winner at the IX International Mikael Tariverdiev Organ Competition (2015); won the second prize at the II International Odoevsky Organ Competition in Moscow (2017); became a winner at the V International Alexander Goedicke Organ Competition in Moscow (2018). Since 2010 Vladimir constantly participates in the international Moscow organ festivals. He also participated in festivals "Lebendige Musik", VIII International Leonid Roizman Organ Festival, Tallinn Organ Festival, organ academies in Dordrecht and Haarlem (The Netherlands).
Tchaikovsky Concert Hall 
18:00 Lukas Geniušas and Anna Geniushene (Russia-Lithuania)
Lukas Geniušas and Anna Geniushene will perform works by Ceccarelli, Reich, Daoust and others. Lukas Geniušas performs with numerous orchestras including Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra, National de Lyon Orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Stavanger Symphony, St Petersburg Philharmonic, Kremerata Baltica, Russian National Orchestra, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, Toronto Symphony, Warsaw Philharmonic under the batons of conductors such as Valery Gergiev, Mikhail Pletnev, Leondard Slatkin, Charles Dutoit, Andrey Boreyko, Tugan Sokhiev, Saulius Sondeckis, Antoni Wit and Rafael Payare to name but a few. Recent highlights included Lukas’ debuts at the prestigious Gilmore Keyboard Festival and recitals at the Salle Gaveau, Auditorium de Lyon, as well as concerts with the St Gallen Symphony Orchestra, Bulgarian National Symphony Orchestra and the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra. Anna’s major achievements on the international stage so far have been reaching the Final of the Leeds Piano Competition in September 2018 and Semifinals of Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition in June 2019 being broadcasted by medici.tv. Being an active participant of the masterclasses, Anna was selected to take part in the International Musicians Seminar at Prussia Cove (2017) and for the Imogen Cooper Music Trust (2018) where worked with many renowned artists, including Ferenc Rados, Kirill Gerstein, Rita Wagner, Klaus Hellwig, Tamas Ungar, Stephen Hough and Paul Lewis.
Tchaikovsky Concert Hall 
22:00 Maceo Plex (USA)
Spain-based producer Eric Estornel initially reserved the name Maceo Plex for his festival-friendly house productions before gradually taking the project into a darker, more introspective direction. After establishing himself in the techno world for his work as Maetrik beginning in the early 2000s, and exploring more abstract electro and IDM as Mariel Ito around the middle of the decade, he began releasing some of his most accessible tracks under the Maceo Plex handle starting in 2009. Over the course of the following decade, the project evolved from deep, sexy house with prominent Chicago and Detroit influences (such as on debut full-length Life Index) to a significantly more dramatic sound (particularly the ambitious Solar). In addition to releasing singles and full-lengths on well-regarded labels such as Crosstown Rebels, Kompakt, and Minus, Maceo Plex has mixed volumes of the DJ-Kicks and Fabric series.
Adrenaline Stadium 
21:00 Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble
Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble will perform works by Russian modern composers: Khubeev, Buloshnikov and others. Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (MCME) was founded in 1990 by Yuri Kasparov, under the patronage of the famous Russian composer Edison Denisov. The ensemble focuses on promoting 20th and 21st century music. It is Russia’s foremost contemporary chamber ensemble and consists of some of the best Russian musicians specializing in modern music. MCME has strong educational goals and works closely with both Russian and international cultural foundations to bring contemporary music to a wide range of audiences. As part of this goal, MCME has organized the annual fortnight International Young Composers Academy (Tchaikovsky City, Ural) to bring together both young composers and internationally recognized composers in workshops. The ensemble’s repertoire is quite extensive and has included the premiere of almost 1000 different works. Particularly, they champion the music of Russian composers of the 1920’s such as Nikolai Roslavets and Alexander Mosolov. Additionally, they regularly perform music by “Shestidesyatniki” (1960’s Russian) composers (Edison Denisov, Alfred Schnitke, Sofia Gubaidulina, etc). MCME regularly performs in many diverse locales across Russia (80 cities) and elsewhere in the world (28 countries). MCME performed on the best concert stages, took part in the biggest international festivals such as “Moscow Biennale for Contemporary Art”, “DiaghilevFest” (Russia, Perm), “Radio-France presences” (Paris), “FrankfurtFest”, “Maerzmusik-Berlinerfesrspiele” (Germany), “Gaudeamus music week”, “The Night of the Unexpected” (the Netherlands), “Warsaw Autumn” (Poland), “Klangspuren” (Austria), “Tranasrt” (Italy) and other.
Tchaikovsky Concert Hall 
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