Polenovo Festival

Polenovo Festival. Basinia Shulman and Alexander Knyazev (cello). Beethoven, Brahms

Concert during the festival in the estate "Polenovo". Basinia Shulman and Alexander Knyazev (cello).

From June 22 to July 28 in the Museum-Reserve POLENOVO with the support of the Foundation for the Development of Educational Initiatives V.D. Polenov (Tula) and the Association of Vasily Polenov (Paris) will host the 4th Summer International Festival of Arts - “The Age of Music in the Polenovo Estate”, dedicated to the 175th anniversary of the artist’s birth.

The name of this festival is “The Age of Music in the Polenovo Estate” - the organizers pay tribute to the unique alliance of the culture of the “visible” with the culture of the “audible”, the foundation of which was laid by Polenov for centuries, and without any consideration of the situation of public self-recognition, success-unsuccessfulness and your friends.

  • DATE 29.06.2019
  • Country Russia
  • City Strakhovo, Tula region
  • Place Polenovo


Date Event Name
29.06.2019, 19:00 Polenovo Festival
Russia, Strakhovo, Tula region, Polenovo


Басиния Шульман

Basinia Shulman

Laureate of international competitions, graduate of the Moscow Conservatory, student of Eliso Virsaladze, is a prominent representative of the Russian piano school. Touring in Russia and abroad, Basinia performs in prestigious concert halls around the world. Along with the academic repertoire, the artist offers improvisational interpretations of classical works, collaborates with jazz musicians, and experiments with crossover projects.

For many years, Basinia Shulman has been the creator and producer of various musical drama productions and educational programs that are successfully staged at various concert venues.
Александр Князев

Alexander Knyazev

He graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in cello. Pupil A.K. Fedorchenko. He also graduated from the Nizhny Novgorod Conservatory in organ class from Professor G. I. Kozlova. Soloist of the Moscow Philharmonic (since 1989).

Concerts as a cellist and organist. Recorded over 30 CDs (JS Bach, R. Schumann, I. Brahms, F. Chopin, M. Reger). Among the creative achievements are Bach’s Art of the Fugue, Bach’s Six Suites for cello solo (performed one evening at the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, 2000), Bach’s Chaconne’s recording in the cello version, and all Reger’s sonatas for cello and piano (in France, with E. Oganesyan). She tours in many countries of the world. Performs with Yu.A. Bashmet, V.V. Tretyakov, V. Repin, V.T. Spivakov, V. Afanasyev, M. S. Voskresensky, N.L. Lugansky, B. Berezovsky, E. Leonskaya and others. Author of the cello transcriptions of the Fifth Sonata L. van Beethoven for violin and piano, Duet A dur F. Schubert, Scherzo c moll Brahms.