"We make a Bow to Those Great Years!" To the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory
The concert is dedicated to the Great Victory. War songs war times, friends, songs about Great Victory, in commemoration of the dead, and songs which the soldiers were singing during rare quiet spots. “Where are you now, brother-soldiers?”, “In the dugout”, “About the heroes of past times”, “Ballade about soldier”, “Evening in the harbour”, “Katyusha” and many other songs will be sung by the soloists of the Art-project “Tenors of the XXI century”. Participants of the Art-project “Tenors of the XXI century” Alexander Bogdanov, Alexander Zakharov, Maxim Paster, Alexander Skvarko, Mikhail Urusov are soloists of the Bolshoy Theatre of Russia, the Novaya Opera Music Theatre named after E. Kolobov, the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Academic Music Theatre. Dmitry Sibirtsev is a founder and Music director of the Art-project “Tenors of the XXI century”. With such unchangeable cast of soloists the Art-project gave about 500 concerts. Since 2010 one more artist of the Novaya Opera Theatre Georgy Faradzhev became a soloist of “Tenors of the XXI century” and graduate of the Choir Arts Academy named after V. Popov Sergey Pisarev as well.
Milan and Naples, Bologna and Rome, Paris and London, Vienna and Zurich, Berlin and Dresden, Helsinki and Stockholm, New York and Los Angeles, Boston and Toronto, Seoul and Tokyo – at these cities and many other cities of the world the names of the soloists of “Tenors of the XXI century” are published at the playbills. Each soloist possesses his unique timbre, particular artistic manner and dramatic temperament, and gives the listener an opportunity to enjoy and empathize, compare and appreciate.
One of the best Russian actors, acknowledged master of art of declamation – Vasily Lanovoy who played the role of noble officer, true to duty and honour, Ivan Varrava in the film “The Officers” will take part in the concert. The themes of heroism, struggle, purposeful courage, life at the breaking point, became the leading ones in Vasily Lanovoy’s creative work. In 1979 the actor recorded sound for documentary serial film “The Great Patriotic”, and reading of speaker’s text in Russian within documentary Soviet and American epic “The Great Patriotic” in 1980 was awarded by the most prestigious prizes of that time – Lenin Prize. In 1995 Vasily Lanovoy headed as chairman “Army and Culture” social fund. This fund held more than 800 charity concerts and meetings at military elements, including those ones located at the flash points – in Chechnya, Abkhazia, Trans–Dniester, and Tajikistan.