XV International festival of chamber-orchestral music «Asia — Siberia — Europe»
7 – 22 September 2018

About festival

On the 7th, September in the Maly concert hall the XVII International Festival «Asia-Siberia-Europe» traditionally is opening a concert season of the Krasnoyarsk Chamber Orchestra - the organizer and constant participant of the Festival.

The high-ranked Krasnoyarsk Forum of the classics will present three outstanding Japanese musicians: Yoichi Sugiyama, a composer and conductor, Aki Kuroda, a pianist, and a famous worldwide performer and propagandist of the ancient Japanese instrument Shamisen Hidejiro Honjoh, whose participation has been supported by «The Japan Foundation».

At the Opening of the Festival for the Krasnoyarsk public there is not only the acquaintance with new exotic instrument, but also the world premiere of a composition for Shamisen and String Orchestra, the performance of which will be conducted by the author Yoichi Sugiyama and will be dedicated to the cross-Year of Japan and Russia.
This time the Guest Orchestra is a big-name Polish orchestra the Baltic Neopolis Virtuosi, which brought together talented musicians of the Baltic Sea region.
For participation in the Festival the orchestra has received a grant of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of Poland.
On the 9th, September in their performance we are being waited by another world premiere - Concerto for Violin and Cello with Orchestra by M. Nisinman.
The Festival will be finished by legendary Eliso Virsaladze together with the Krasnoyarsk Chamber Orchestra.

Founder of the Festival
Main Department of Culture of Krasnoyarsk City Administration

Organizers of the Festival
Foreign Relations Department of the Head of the City
Municipal Institution of Culture «Krasnoyarsk Chamber Orchestra»

Artistic Director of the Festival
Honoured Worker of Arts of Russia Mikhail Benyumov

Director of the Festival
Honoured Actress of Russia Larisa Markosyan


The festival is held under the patronage of the Mayor of Krasnoyarsk Edkham Akbulatov The festival is held under the patronage of the Mayor of Krasnoyarsk Edkham Akbulatov

Main Department of Culture
Chairman of the Organizing Committee – Nataliya Malaschyuk

Artistic Director of the Festival – Michael Benyumov
Director of the Festival – Larisa Markosyan

International Affairs Department,
Krasnoyarsk Chamber Orchestra

Perensona, St., 20
Krasnoyarsk, 660049, Russia
tel. + 7 391 223 23 79
e-mail: fest-dir@kko.ru