Apophis (2019)

Premiere of Alexey Logunov’s “Apophis” for ensemble became the very first performance of his music in United States. It took place on April 15th 2019 in Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Auer Hall (Bloomington, USA).

Performed by Rebecca Tutunick (flute, piccolo), Carrett Nichols (bass clarinet), William Clark (bass trombone), Neil Clifton Cain (electric guitar), Ryan Chao (percussion), Jennifer Jordan (cello), Kolten Heeren (double bass). Conductor – Tyler James Readinger.

Mikhail Quadri – Piano sonata №1

Mikhail Quadri (1897-1929) – Russian composer, student of Nikolai Myaskovsky. A close friend of Lev Oborin and Dmitri Shostakovich. In 1929 was indicted as «participant of counterrevolutionary conspiracy» and executed. After that his music was erased from musical history almost for 90 years.

Piano sonata №1 was perfomed for the first time after composer’s death by Alexey Logunov in Glinka’s Hall of Saint-Petersburg philharmonia. Concert took place on 26th of March 2018 in frames of 2nd international festival “World of Art. Contrasts”.

“Synesthesia”

September 17, 2017 in the concert hall of the Pavlovsky Palace (The State museum “Pavlovsk”, St. Petersburg) the first concert of the cycle “Vector of Sound” took place. It was dedicated to the phenomenon, known in music as “color hearing”. Musicians presented to public both works of the classics of the 17th-20th centuries, as well as specially written for this project pieces by young composers Alsu Nigmatullina, Georgy Fedorov and Alexey Logunov. The concert was sold out, and its program received a vivid and warm response from listeners.

The laureates of all-Russian and international competitions – Anastasia Taratynova (soprano), Sergey Tyutyunik (violin) took part in the concert. The narrator of the concert was Anastasia Logunova. The author of the idea, the pianist – Alexey Logunov.

Organizers of the concert thank the administration of the State museum “Pavlovsk” for their help in holding the event. Details of the concert, as well as video of the performances are available at: http://alexeylogunov.ru/projects/synesthesia_en/

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“Synesthesia” 17.09.2017, State museum “Pavlovsk”. Sergey Tyutyunik and Alexey Logunov

“Synesthesia” 17.09.2017, State museum “Pavlovsk”. Participants of the project: A. Logunova, A. Nigmatullina, G. Fjodorov, A. Taratunova, A. Logunov, S. Tyutynik.

France 2017

On August 21 – 25 the concert tour of five Saint-Petersburg musicians took place in France. In its frames the creativity of Alexei Logunov was first presented to french audience. The musician took part in events both as a composer and as an artist, perfoming works by Sergey Rakhmaninov, Alexander Skryabin, Arseny Yuryev, as well as his own compositions. Participants thank the organizers of the festival “Dinard réunit les jeunes virtuoses” for opportunity to play in wonderful halls on the French coast of the English Channel.


Links for articles about the festival:
Letelegramme
Ouest-france