A free concert at UCLan will mark the opening of the Russian-British Year of Music 2019.Advertisement
Three internationally-renowned musicians will play works by the likes of Sergei Prokofiev, Anton Hoffmeister, Alfred Schnittke, Beethoven and Edison Denisov.
One of the musicians, Lana Trotovšek, plays a Pietro Antonio dalla Costa violin that was made in 1750.
Also performing are Boris Bizjak, one of the world’s most versatile flautists, and Dr Elena Artamonova, a violist who has performed at prestigious venues in countries including Switzerland, South Korea and the USA.
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The performances will be followed by a Q&A session.
UCLan’s Dr Olga Tabachnikova, Reader in Russian and Subject Leader for Russian Studies, said: “This promises to be a truly memorable event with musical pieces being delivered by a trio of world-renowned performers.
“The concert is a fitting way to launch the Russian-British Year of Music 2019, and is free and open to all – no tickets needed, just turn up on the day.”
The concert will take place at UCLan’s Adelphi Building Lecture Theatre (ABTVI) on Wednesday 16 January from 3.30pm to 5pm.
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