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Concerts at the Moscow Conservatory

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To the 330 anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach’s vocal ensemble «Intrada» prepared a special gift to fans of his vocal and choral music. June 12th, 2015 in Rachmaninov Hall of the Moscow Conservatory in a concert will feature all the genius of the German Baroque motets. Show more .. For conductor’s control arise recognized master of authentic performance, the head of the Stuttgart Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir Frieder Bernius (Germany). The concert will be preceded by a series of master classes for music performance IS Bach, who hold the maestro at the Moscow Conservatory from 7 to 11 June.

Frieder Bernius is the owner of the cross “Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany,”Bach Medal of the city of Leipzig and the medal”For merits” of Baden-Wurttemberg, Choral Music Awards Robert Adler, the European church music of the town Schwäbisch Gmünd. The world-famous singer of baroque music and romanticism first visit to Russia, in Moscow to present his interpretation of motets IS Bach.

The music of Bach is traditionally loved and revered in Russia. However, his vocal and choral compositions remain almost unknown to modern Russian listener. In this area of ​​Peru owns six Bach motets deployed, which rightfully considered masterpieces of sacred music. Bach Motets fraught with many difficulties for the performers and require particularly careful preparation; Perhaps that is why they are so rarely heard on the Russian stage. Head of the ensemble «Intrada» Ekaterina Antonenko has acquired the knowledge and experience needed to implement this complex creative tasks, the home of the composer – in Germany, maintains the tradition of the performance of his music: at the Cologne High School of Music at the outstanding conductor Marcus Creed, as well as in cooperation with the German teams such as “Bach Academy”, the Cologne Chamber Choir, Chamber Choir RIAS (Berlin) and their leaders Hans-Christoph Rademanom and Peter Neumann.

Catherine already has experience of working with Maestro Berniusom – in 2010 she participated in his master class in the Danish city of Aarhus with the vocal ensemble «Concert Clemens» (Artistic Director – Carsten Seyer-Hansen). In July 2014 the French Vezon-la-Romaine Ekaterina conducted in a concert led by Frieder Berniusom the Stuttgart Chamber Choir.

Vocal Ensemble «Intrada» – «young choral miracle”, according to a characteristic of Ekaterina Biryukova, – consists of highly professional singers – graduates of the Moscow State Conservatory named after PI Tchaikovsky, the Russian Academy of Music. And Gnesin Academy of Choral Art. VS Popov. He supervises a team of teacher of the Moscow Conservatory, laureate of the international competition, Ph.D., a graduate of the Cologne Higher Music School Ekaterina Antonenko. This’ choir of the new generation “(Alexei Parin) performed with such conductors as Vladimir Jurowski, Alexei Utkin, Alexander Rudin, Christopher Moulds (UK), Peter Phillips (UK), Federico Maria Sardella (Italy), Peter Neumann (Germany).

Conductor and teaching activities Frieder Berniusa gained worldwide recognition. He is the artistic director of the Stuttgart Chamber Choir, Stuttgart Baroque Orchestra, Stuttgart and Stuttgart Hofkapelly classic Philharmonic. His professional career began in 1968 with the founding of the Stuttgart Chamber Choir, which soon became one of the best teams in Germany. Create in 1991, the Stuttgart Baroque Orchestra and the Stuttgart Philharmonic classical shows stylistic versatility Frieder Berniusa: while the Baroque Orchestra on period instruments specializing in the performance of music of the XVIII century, Classical Philharmonic performed on modern instruments works of XIX – XXI centuries. Finally, in 2006, specifically for playing music early XIX century Bernius established Hofkapellu Stuttgart (Ger. – Court chapel). Whether vocal works by Monteverdi, Bach, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, Faure or Ligeti, theatrical music by Mendelssohn or a symphony by Haydn or Schubert – interpretation Frieder Berniusa always stylistically reconciled; At the same time they always distinguished inherent only to him, recognizable sound.

Frieder Bernius takes part in major international festivals. As a guest conductor, he has performed with such orchestras as the London Philharmonic, the German Chamber Philharmonic Bremen, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra and others. He also led several times the World youth choir (World Youth Choir), has been repeatedly invited to the World Symposium of Choral Music. Bernius constantly working with youth choirs in Switzerland, France and Italy. Since 1998 Frieder Bernius is an honorary professor at the Higher School of Music Mannheim (Germany). In 1987, he founded the International Early Music Festival Stuttgart (since 2004 under the name «Festival Stuttgart Barock»), whereby the German city became one of the centers of the historically informed performing and resurgence of many forgotten musical masterpieces.

Frieder Bernius recorded about 80 CDs, 30 received various international awards. In 2009, the jubilee year of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, he finished recording a series of 12 CDs, which included all the spiritual vocal works of the composer.

In 1993, Frieder Bernius was awarded the Cross “For Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.”In 2001 he was awarded the Prize of choral music of Robert Edler. In 2002 Bernius awarded the medal”For merits” of Baden-Württemberg, and in 2004 received the award of the European church music Schwäbisch Gmund city. In June 2009, the conductor was awarded the medal of the city of Leipzig Bach.

Link mosconsv.ru CIM them. Tchaikovsky – Schedule June 12, 2015 – Vocal Ensemble “Intrada» http://mosconsv.ru/ru/concert.aspx?id=142498

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