1st - 10th
of June 2018 in Odessa will be held Odessa Classics Festival with participation of Berlin Chamber Orchestra and other world famous musicians.
For the first time in Odessa Classics Festival will be headliners of world violin music - Maxim Vengerov and Roby Lakatos, leading pianist of Austria Stefan Vladar, the most famous Brazilian-Swiss cellist Antônio Meneses, Swiss virtuoso clarinettist Dimitri Ashkenazy, violinists Daniel Hope and Michael Guttman and pianist Sebastian Knauer.
Also in the program of the festival will take place exhibitions, literary and film shows and Grandiose Open-Air Concert on Potemkin Stairs.
Odessa Classics Festival Program
June 1, 2018, Friday
Opening of the festival. Odessa Opera House. Maxim Vengerov, violin (Israel).
The name of Maxim Vengerov more than 20 years ago was included in TOP-5 best violinists of the world.
June 2, 2018, Saturday
Odessa Opera House. The program will be announced later.
June 3, 2018, Sunday
Odessa Philharmonic. Robi Lakatos and Ensemble.
Hungarian violinist Robi Lakatos got the "title" of "King of Gypsy Violin". He is a representative of the famous dynasty of Lakatos - Roma musicians who for more than 150 years have been considered the best violinists of the world in the genre of popular music.
June 4, 2018, Monday
Odessa Philharmonic. Stefan Vladar, piano.
Leading Austrian pianist, one of the most sought after artists in Europe, a longtime leader and chief conductor of the Vienna Chamber Orchestra.
June 5, 2018, Tuesday
Odessa Philharmonic. Dimitri Ashkenazy (Switzerland), Alexei Botvinov and Swiss Chamber Quartet.
June 6, 2018, Wednesday
Odessa Opera House. Violinist Daniel Hope (UK) and Berlin Chamber Orchestra.
Daniel Hope - part of the Top-5 best violinists of the world - is definitely one of the most creative and versatile musicians of our time.
June 7, 2018, Thursday
Odessa Philharmonic. Pianist Sebastian Knauer (Germany), Berlin Chamber Orchestra in Project "Uber-Bach".
June 8, 2018, Friday
Potemkin Stairs. Open air concert with video installations and light show. Berlin Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Michael Guttman, pianist Alexey Botvinov and other soloists.
The program - Mozart's music and popular classics. Free entrance.
June 9, 2018, Saturday
Odessa Philharmonic. Author's project in the memory of genius Andriy Tarkovsky will be presented by son of the great film director - Andriy Tarkovsky (Italy).
The musical part - duet GAZZANA (sisters of Raphael and Natasha Gazzan, violin and piano, Italy).
June 10, 2018, Sunday
Closing of the festival. Odessa Philharmonic. Antônio Meneses (Brazil-Switzerland, cello), Michael Guttman (Belgium, violin), Alexey Botvinov (Ukraine, piano).
Sergei Rachmaninoff's Evening of Music. Sonata for cello and piano and Great Elegy Trio "In Memory of Great Artist".
Tourists and visitors of Odessa Classics Festival is waiting for a separate program "New Soundscapes". The organizers have prepared seven concerts of new Ukrainian and European music, they will be held late in the evening after the main festival program.
In addition in the framework of the musical holiday planned round tables, discussions and master classes.
Odessa Classics Festival Tickets
Adult / Children: 100 - 1000 UAH
Organizers of Odessa Classics Festival
Odessa Opera House