«Time of the Great»

Premiere of the cycle of programs «Time of the Great». Concert No. 1 «A consequence of one record», dedicated to the 120th anniversary of pianist Maria Yudina.

Leonid Kanevsky will help viewers plunge into the atmosphere of that difficult time, when sometimes only music and the fearlessness of prominent people helped to survive and gain moral guidelines.

Basinia Schulman and the symphony orchestra of the Novaya Opera Theater will perform Mozart’s famous Piano Concerto No. 23 - the one that is small
a brave woman played in Moscow back in 1944. Also, the concert will feature the music of two great composers - contemporaries of Yudina, who for many years determined the direction of Russian art. The vocal compositions of Dmitry Shostakovich, with whom Maria Veniaminovna was friendly, will be performed,
and fragments of theatrical works of Sergei Prokofiev. The concert is attended by the soloist of the Novaya Opera Theater Anastasia Bibicheva (mezzo-soprano) and the soloist of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia Maxim Pasteur (tenor).

At the conductor's desk of the Symphony Orchestra of the New Opera Theater is Yuri Medyanik.

About the project

  • Premiere Date:04.12.2019
  • Role in the project:Piano performer


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.
Леонид Каневский

Leonid Kanevsky

Soviet and Israeli theatre and cinema Wiktionary, actor and television presenter.