Concerts in New-York are held with the support of the World  Public Forum "Dialogue of Civilizations" since 2007.

                                                                                   April 9
                                                                Carnegie Hall (Zankel Hall)
                                                                                  7:30 PM


Marc Bouchkov (Belgium), violin, First Prize, The Montreal International Musical Competition (Canada), 2012    
Igor Eliseev (Russia), double bass, First Prize, The Koussevitzky International Double Bass Competition, St. Petersburg (Russia), 2011     
Remi Geniet (France), piano, First Prize, The Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition, Brussels (Belgium), 2013     
Nathalie Mittelbach (Switzerland), mezzo-soprano, First Prize, The Haefliger Swiss International Singing Competition, Bern (Switzerland), 2012
Vassilena Serafimova (Bulgaria), percussion, Third Prize, The TROMP International Music Competition, Eindhoven (The Netherlands), 2010

Concert will feature works by Bottesini, Bruch, Haydn, Rachmaninoff, Brahms, Bizet, Ravel, Xenakis, Cheung.

                                                                                 March 3
                                                                Carnegie Hall (Zankel Hall)

G.Gershwin                   Suite after themes of Porgy and Bess

Jasbo Brown
There's a boat leaving soon
It ain't necessarily so

S. Barber                      Adagio for Strings, op. 11
                                       Signum Saxophone Quartet (Germany), First Prize, International Musical Competition (TIM), Verona (Italy), 2010

Blaž Kemperle // soprano saxophone
Erik Nestler // alto saxophone
Alan Lužar // tenor saxophone
David Brand // baritone saxophone

G. Verdi                 Aria of Rodrigo from Don Carlo (“Per me giunto”)
J. Gu                     “That is me”, Chinese art song
G. Donizetti          Aria of  Belcore form L'elisir d'amore (“Come Paride vezzoso”)
                               Aria of Enrico  from Lucia di Lammermoor (“Cruda funesta smania”)
Soloist                  Yupeng Wang (China), baritone, The Second Prize and Audience Prize, Placido Domongo’s “Operalia” , the World Opera Competition, Beijin (China), 2012
Piano                    Cristina Stanescu


K. Schwitters      "Ursonate"  ( adapted by Yi-Ping Yang).        
Soloist                  Yi-Ping Yang (Taiwan-France), percussion, First Prize, The TROMP International Music Competition, Eindhoven (The Netherlands), 2006.

F. Liszt                     Hungarian Rhapsody No.12    
P. Tchaikovsky       “Meditation”, op.72, No. 5
S. Rachmaninoff   Prelude, op. 3, No.2, cis-moll
F. Liszt                     Transcendental  Etude No.10. f-moll
Soloist                    Daniel Kharitov (Russia), piano, First Prize, The International Television Competition “The Nutcracker”, Moscow (Russia), 2010

                                                                                 March 4
                                                                Carnegie Hall (Zankel Hall)

Musical Olympus Festival Orchestra
Conductor                   Stilian Kirov (Bulgaria), Third Prize and Orchestra Prize, The Mitropoulos International Conducting Competition, Athens (Greece), 2010
W.A. Mozart                 Overture to “Le Nozze di  Figaro”

Allegro con brio
Rondo. Allegro scherzando

Soloist                        Alexej Gorlatch (Ukraine), First Prize, The ARD International Music Competition, Munich (Germany), 2011


Tchaikovsky             Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 33
Soloist                     Christoph Croise (Switzerland), Grand Prix, The IBLA Foundation Grand Prize Competition, Ragusa, Sicily (Italy), 2010

J.Ibert                 Concertino da Camera for Alto Saxophone and Eleven Instruments

Allegro con moto
Larghetto. – Animato molto

A.Piazzolla          Two Tangos (Arr. for Saxophone and String Orchestra by Ashu)     
Soloist                Ashu (USA), First Prize, “The International Salon de Virtuosi Career”, New York (USA), 2008

F.Cilea               Lamento di  Federico from “L'arlesiana”  (E la solita storia del pastore ')
E. Curtis           Non ti Scordar di Me (Don’t Forget Me)                
G.Puccini          Aria of Rodolfo from “La Boheme” (Che gelida manina ')        
Soloist              Mario Chang (Guatemala), tenor, First Prize, The Francisco Vinas International Singing Competition, Barcelona (Spain), 2011


                                                                                   April 7
                                                               Carnegie Hall (Zankel Hall)


J. S. Bach                  Ciaccona from Partita No. 2 for solo violin in D minor, BWV1004  
E. Ysaye                     Sonata No. 6 for solo violin, op.27
Soloist                        Solenne Païdassi (France), First Prize, The Long – Thibaud  International Violin Competition , Paris (France), 2010

S. Rachmaninoff      Piano Sonata No.2 , b-moll, op.36
Soloist                       Ilya Maximov (Russia), Grand Prix,  The Gabala International Piano Competition (Azerbaijan), 2009


K. Abe                   Reflections on Japanese Children's Songs                  
N.J. Zivkovic        Ultimatum II, op.24 No.2                      
Slovenian Percussion Duo: Simon Klavžar, Jože Bogolin (Slovenia), Second Prize and Audience Prize, The International Percussion Duo Competition in Luxembourg, 2009

Operatic Arias
Soloists            Julia Novikova (Russia), soprano, First Prize and Audience Prize, Operalia – Placido Domingo World Opera Competition, Budapest, 2009
 Piano                 Ilya Maximov (Russia)

                                                                               February 24
                                                                 Carnegie Hall (Zankel Hall)

Olympus Chamber Players Orchestra
Conductor                    Ayyub Guliyev (Azrbajan), Orchestra Prize, The Dimitris Mitropoulos International Conducting Competition, Athens (Greece), 2008
J. Strauss                    Overture to Die Fledermaus
P. Tchaikovsky             Iolanta’s Arioso from Iolanta
N. Rimsky-Korsakov  Arietta of Snegurochka from Snegurochka  
G.Puccini                      Lauretta’s Aria from “Gianni Schicci”
Soloist                          Victoria Voitenkova (Russia), soprano, First Prize, The  International Opera Competition “Ferruccio Tagliavini”, Graz (Austria), 2009

J.Massenet                “Meditation” for Violin and Orchestra from the opera "Thais"
M..Ravel                     “Tzigane”, Rhapsody for Violin and Orchestra   
Soloist                       Feng Ning (China), violin, First Prize, The Paganini International Violin Competition ("Premio Paganini"), Genova (Italy), 2006


A. Masson               Prim (for snare drum solo)
L. Baker                   Rain Music (for vibraphone)
G. Aperghis            Le corps à corps (for speaking percussionist and hand drum)
Soloist                    Johannes Fischer (Germany) Percussions, First Prize, The ARD International Music Competition, Munich (Germany), 2007

P.Tchaikovsky        “Pezzo-capricciozo”
Z.Kodaly                 Sonata for solo cello (III mov.)
Soloist                    Istvan Vardai (Hungary), cello, First Prize, The Geneva International Music Competition (Switzerland), 2008
P. Mascagni         “Ed anche Beppe amo” from 'L'amico Fritz'
G. Puccini “          Che gelida manina” from “Bohema”
G. Verdi                “La donna e mobile”  from “Rigoletto”
Soloist                Jaesig Lee (Republic of Korea), tenor, Grand Prix, The Maria Callas Grand Prix, Athens (Greece), 2009


                                                                                  March 22
                                                                    Carnegie Hall (Zankel Hall)


Olympus chamber players orchestra
Conductor                Joshua Kangming Tan (Singapore), Second Prize, The  Dimitris Mitropoulos International Conducting Competition, Athens (Greece), 2008
M. Ravel                   Ma Mere L'Oye Suite                        
L. Boccherini          Concerto in D major G 479  for cello and string orchestra    
Soloist                    Marcin Zdunik (Poland), Cello, First Prize, The Lutoslawski International Cello Competition, Warsaw (Poland), 2007

J.Massenet            Aria of Werther from “Werther” (“Pourquoi me réveiller ?”)
G.Puccini                Aria of Rodolfo from “La Boheme” (“Che gelida manina” )
Soloist                    Yoon Jong Kook (Republic of Korea), Tenor, Second Prize, The Geneva International Music Competition (Switzerland), 2007


R. Molinelli          Four Pictures from New York for saxophone and chamber orchestra        
Soloist                Hayrapet Arakelyan (Armenia), Saxophone,Second Prize, The Adriatic Music Competition, Ancona (Italy), 2007, First Prize, The ARD International Music Competition, Munich (Germany), 2006

F. Doppler            Airs Valaques   Fantaisie,  Op.10                    
Soloists              Sofia Viland (Russia), Flute, First Prize, The “ХХI Century  Art” International Competition, Kiev (Ukraine), 2007
                             Benjamin Kim (USA), Piano, First Prize, The ARD International Music Competition, Munich (Germany), 2006

E. Grieg            Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16                
Soloist              Benjamin Kim (USA), Piano


                                                                                    April 19
                                                                   Carnegie Hall (Zankel Hall)

Yale Symphony Orchestra
Conductor                     Darrel Ang (Singapore), Grand Prix, Audience Prize, and Orchestra Prize, International Competition for Young Orchestra Conductors in Besancon, 2007
C. M. von Weber         Concertino for clarinet and orchestra  f-dur
Soloist                         Nikita Lyutikov, (Russia), First Prize, The Evgeny Mravinsky International Youth Competition, Saint-Petersburg (Russia), 2006

R. Strauss                 Horn Concerto No.1 in E flat major, op.11 (1883)
Soloist                       Szabolcs Zempleni, (Hungary), First Prize, The ARD International Music Competition, Munich, 2005

F. Chopin                 Concerto #2 for piano and orchestra
Soloist                    Khatia Buniatishvili, (Georgia), Second Prize,  the Tbilisi International Piano Competition, (Georgia), 2005. 

P.Tchaikovsky     Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra, op. 33 (1876)
Soloist                Mihai Marica, (Romania), First Prize, Dr. Luis Sigall International Music Competition, Vina del Mar (Chile), 2006

N. Rimsky-Korsakov     Aria of Marpha from The Tsar`s bride (Ivan Sergeitch...)
G.Puccini                         Aria of Muzetta from Le Boheme (Quando m'en vo')
                                          Aria of Liu from “Turandot” ) (”Tu che di gel sei cinta”)
G. Verdi                            Aria of Violetta from La traviata
                                         (”eh strano! …Ah, forse lui (Sempre libera)")    
Soloist                            Dinara Alieva, Soprano (Azerbaijan),  Second Prize, The Maria Callas Grand Prix, Athens (Greece), 2007


                                                                                     April 15
                                                                    Carnegie Hall (Zankel Hall)

M. Ravel                         Gaspard de la nuit
                                        Ondine/ Le Gibet/ Scarbo
Soloist                          Sergey Kuznetsov (Russia), Second Prize, International Geza Anda Competition, Zurich (Switzwerland), 2003
Second Prize,  Cleveland International Piano Competition (USA), 2005

C.Saint-Saens            Concerto in A minor for Cello and Orchestra, op. 33 (version for Tuba and orchestra)
Soloist                          Carolyn Jantsch (USA), First Prize, International Instrumental Competition, Markneukirchen (Germany), 2004
Piano                            Susan Nowicki

N. Milstein                    Paganiniana Varitions, a minor
Soloist                          Dmitry Smirnov (Russia), First Prize, The David Oistrakh Violin Competition in Moscow (Russia)


A. Honegger                     ”Intrada” for trumpet and piano
G. Enesco                         "Legend” for trumpet and piano
Soloist                                Francisco Flores  (Venezuela), First Prize, The International Trumpet Competition of the City of Paris “Maurice Andre”, 2006
Piano                                  Susan Nowicki

Ch. Gounod                     “Air de bijoux” from Faust
A. Dvorak                         “Aria of Rusalka” from Rusalka
                                          (“Mesicku na nebi hlubokem..”)
H. Harty                            “My Lagan Love” (Irish air)
R. Leoncavallo                “Aria of Nedda” from I Pagliacci
                                           (“Qual fiamma ... Stridono lassu”)
Soloist                              Celine Byrne (Ireland), Grand Prix, First Prize, Maria Callas Grand Prix International Singing Competition, Athens (Greece), 2006, 2006
Piano                                 Dearbhla Brosnan

W.A. Mozart                      Aria Susanna from “Le Nozze di Figaro”
N. Rimsky-
Korsakov                         Aria Snegourochka from “Snegourochka”
Soloist                             Anna Kasyan (Georgia), First Prize, The Julian Gayarre International Singing competition, Palomna(Spain), 2006