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 philharmonic. Concert took place on 26 March 2018 as a part of 2nd international festival “World of Art. Contrasts”.
A video recording of the premiere of Alexey Logunov’s new composition “Luce celeste” (“The celestial light”) for violin and piano. Concert “Synesthesia” September 17, 2017 in the concert hall of the Pavlovsky Palace (State museum “Pavlovsk”). Performers – Sergei Tyutyunik (violin) and Alexey Logunov (piano).
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.
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.