Julia Lezhneva is participating in one of the most prestigious World Vocal Competitions in Helsinki (Finland).
The nearest official concert Julia Lezhneva is planned for July, 4th in Liverpool together with the Philharmonic Orchestra (RLPO) under the direction of Vasily Petrenko. Julia will sing arias of the Russian composers from operas “The Snow Maiden” («Snegurochka») and “The Fair in Sorochyntsi” (“Sorochinskaya Yarmarka”).
By the invitation of a management of the Small Hall of St.-Petersburg Philharmonic Julia promised to give a solo concert in this Hall on September, 30th. In repertoire there will be only a French music: Meyerbeer, Massenet, Faure, Berlioz, Debusssy.
Julia Lezhneva is taking part in the opening of the X jubilee festival “Musical Kremlin”. She may be seen in the news at the “Culture” channel.
From 13 to 19 of April in the Armoury Chamber of the Moscow Kremlin the X jubilee festival “Musical Kremlin” takes place with information support of “Uchitelskaya Gazeta”. The Festival is going to become the best anti-crisis remedy for judges of music: despite of current financial troubles, People’s Artiste of the USSR, famous Nikolay Petrov is going to introduce the bes t examples of the Russian and foreign musical culture against the background of the Kremlin’s treasures. One peculiarity of the “Musical Kremlin” is that in one program it comprises both well-known performers and musical groups and young hopefuls, little-known to the wide audience. Among those who are to attract the attention of the audience are Russian Academic Chamber Orchestra (the art director and conductor is Konstantin Orbelyan), Chamber Orchestra “Musica Viva” (the art director is Alexander Rudin, the conductor is Alexander Polishchuk), Chamber Orchestra “Hermitage” (the art director and conductor is Alexey Utkin), Israeli Tel- Aviv quarter, the French pianist Sipren Katsaris, the violin player Dmitry Kogan, pianists Nikita Mndoyants and Alexander Gindin, and, certainly Art Director of the Festival Nikolay Petrov. Participat ion in the Festival of the male choir “Drevnerusskiy Raspev” headed by Anatoliy Grindenko, which is going to perform quadragesimal chants of Old Rus of XVI – XVII centuries, deserves special attention. And, as usual, the greatest show are going to become opening (soloists: the pianist Nikolay Petrov, the violin player Dmitry Kogan, soprano Julia Lezhneva) and closing (spectators are going to see the evening of Spanish music, performed by Nikolay Petrov and Alexander Gindin) concerts.
One may find the concert program of Julia Lezhneva and reviews in Internet:
On April 18 at 19.00 Julia is singing two arias in the Rachmaninov Hall of the Moscow Conservatory in the Student concert. Admission free.
“Kommersant SPb” published a reply of Dmitry Renanskiy to the recording of Bach’s Mass B-minor under the leadership of Mark Minkovskiy with participation of Julia Lezhneva released by Naпve.
Alexay Parin told about the recording of J. S. Bach’s Mass in his program “Opera Club” on radio station “Echo Moscow”. As specialists know Julia Lezhneva participated in this recording.
As it was promised last year, Julia Lezhneva is planning to give a solo concert in the Small Hall of the St Petersburg Philharmonic during her spring break on April 7, 2009. Arias of Riccardo Broschi and Antonio Vival’di are in the program. The concert was given at full hall. The concert and interview with Julia were shot by the channel “100 TV”. We hope that the Julia’s concert and interview will be shown in full on TV. If we get to know about it, we will inform about the time of this program at our site. The concert program was slightly changed.