XVIII International festival of chamber-orchestral music «Asia — Siberia — Europe»
7 – 24 September 2019

About festival

The festival will be held in Krasnoyarsk from 7 to 24 September, 2019. The «Asia-Siberia-Europe» is a cultural megaproject where Siberia acts as a territory of creative collaboration of Siberian musicians and the best performers from foreign countries. The public will listen to world premieres, unfamiliar classics, there will be a meeting with ancient Chinese instruments — the labial organ «Sheng», flute «Bawu», violin «Erhu».

For the first time there will arrive in Krasnoyarsk an ensemble of historical wind instruments «L’Esprit du vent» (Spirit of the Wind). The audience will get acquainted with legendary Italian artistes — «Klezmerata Fiorentina» Quartet and the violist Luca Ranieri. Among new participants of the festival there is a brilliant soprano, the Bolshoi Theatre Prima Anna Aglatova, she will perform at the opening of the «Asia — Siberia — Europe». Among the invited stars there are also well-known, favorite artistes: Martin Baeza Rubio, a conductor, a performer on historical Chinese instruments Wu Wei, People’s Artist of the USSR, Honourary Citizen of Krasnoyarsk, violinist Viktor Tretyakov.

The genre palette of the festival is extensive and unique. There are opera arias, instrumental solos, duets and quartets. Three groups take part in the festival: the Krasnoyarsk Chamber Orchestra, the ensembles «Siberian Percussion» and «L’Esprit du vent». On stage, they will perform in a musical dialogue. «L’Esprit du vent» will also present their own, exclusive program.

A very special gift to the audience will be the world premiere of the orchestral suite for the strings, percussion and Enjott Schneider’s trumpet «Spirit of Siberia», created by the composer under the impression of meeting with Siberia, the mighty Yenisei and the Krasnoyarsk «Rock Pillars». The suite was written by the composer specially for the «Asia-Siberia-Europe» festival and dedicated to the outstanding German trumpeter Reinhold Friedrich, who will perform this composition.

The organizer and main participant of the international classical music forum is the Krasnoyarsk Chamber Orchestra. The artistic director of the «Asia-Siberia-Europe» festival is Honoured Art Worker of Russia Mikhail Benyumov.

The main partner in the organizing of the festival during all the years of its existence is the Krasnoyarsk Regional Philharmonic. The festival is held under the patronage of Krasnoyarsk Mayor Sergey Yeremin. The founder of the festival is Main Department of Culture of the Krasnoyarsk administration.

Attention! Only until June 20, buying tickets for three concerts, 20% discount is valid. The discount is not possible when buying tickets online. You can buy promotion tickets at the box offices and from distributors.

— Krasnoyarsk Chamber Orchestra box office t. 280-38-90, Uritskogo St., 61 (House of Science and Technology)

— Krasnoyarsk Philharmonic Society Central box office t. 227-49-30, Mira St., 2b

— Organ Hall box office t. 221-05-66, Decembrists St., 20

— Online sale: krasfil.ru

Price of tickets 300 — 750 rubles.


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 S. Eryomin

Main Department of Culture

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