A festive concert dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Vologda Regional State Philharmonic named after V.A. Gavrilin, will be held October 1, International Music Day.

With the best numbers on the stage of the concert hall “Russian House” will go all the creative groups of the Vologda Philharmonic: Male Choir, Chamber Orchestra, Folk Music Ensemble “Solntsevorot”, Vocal Ensemble “Grand Prix”, Governor Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments, Song and Dance Ensemble “Russian North”.
The audience will hear vivid concert performances of the Philharmonic soloists Larisa Pilinskaya, Svetlana Kolesnikova, Anton Nikolaev, Sergey Kalinov, Vladimir Boldyrev. Musical congratulations to the Philharmonic will be performed by the soloists of the Novaya Opera Theater Victoria Shevtsova and Oleg Shagotsky.

“The Vologda Philharmonic Society celebrates its anniversary – 75 years since its foundation. All these years, the artists of the Philharmonic Society have been fulfilling their mission with dignity – developing ideas of musical enlightenment, giving listeners the opportunity to get in touch with the best examples of world musical culture, instilling in them a love of music and a sense of beauty. The bright concert poster of the Philharmonic is decorated with constant cooperation with the best creative groups and soloists with world names, such as the Mariinsky Theater Choir and Orchestra, the Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra. Tchaikovsky,  Igor Moiseyev’s Dance Ensemble, Moscow Chamber Choir conducted by V. Minin, Chamber Ensemble “Moscow Soloists” led by Y. Bashmet and many others.

The Vologda Philharmonic Society annually hosts more than 800 concerts, including in the most remote corners of the Vologda Region. Our artists conquer the hearts of listeners of many cities and countries of the world with their talent and skill. The Philharmonic is the organizer of several major creative projects of the Vologda Region, such as the Musical Expedition festival, Theater and Concert Seasons “Summer in the Kremlin”, the International Musical Festival Gavrilinsky, the International Theater Festival “Voices of History”, the Open Festival of Orthodox Culture “Intercession Meetings”.

“In our anniversary year, in a series of unforgettable meetings at the festival venues, we want to give our listeners a wonderful festive concert, and I am pleased to invite everyone to share this joy with us! ”Said the Director General – Artistic Director of the Vologda Regional State Philharmonic named after V.A. Gavrilin, Olga Vasilieva.
I must say that the official opening date of the Vologda Regional State Philharmonic is September 1, 1944. At that time, the Philharmonic was opened on the basis of the concert and variety bureau. The building in which it is located now was transferred to the Regional Philharmonic in 1963. In 1999, the Philharmonic was named after the People’s Artist of the RSFSR, State Prize laureate, composer Valery Alexandrovich Gavrilin.

The anniversary concert will be held October 1 at 19:00 in the concert hall “Russian House”, according to the press service of the Vologda Regional Philharmonic named after V.A. Gavrilina.