The winners and laureates of different years will perform on 12 may at the opening ceremony of the anniversary V International Festival-Competition of Young Pianists «Astana Piano Passion 2019.»
An anniversary is a time of surprises and unexpected meetings. And the V International Festival-Competition of Young Pianists Astana Piano Passion 2019 will be no exception, it will be held in the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan from May 12 to 18. The main venue of the festival is the Astana Opera State Ballet Theater.
The first gift for lovers of piano music will be on the first day of the festival. At the concert "Grand Opening», 12 May, ART director of the competition, People’s Artist of Russia, maestro Denis Matsuev will delight listeners with his performance.
Invited winners and laureates of Astana Piano Passion from different years will also participate in the concert. From all over the world, those for whom this competition has become a springboard into the world of professional performance will come to Astana again.
Many of them have already grown up, when they became famous musicians and composers, others continue their studies at music schools and conservatories in their homeland.
The performance of young stars, accompanied by the best orchestra of Kazakhstan, will feature masterpieces of the world classical music, as well as works by contemporary composers. And real admirers will once again be able to enjoy the peculiarities of the sound of Russian, European and Asian piano schools.
A concert program with the names of the participants will be published on our website soon. Among them are laureates of previous competitions including from Kazakhstan.
The International festival-competition Astana Piano Passion was held in Astana (Kazakhstan) in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017.
In 2019, applications for participation in the competition are accepted by the organizers until March 30 (details on our official website www.astana-app.com).