Tbilisi wind festival
02 December, 2010
Tbilisi wind festival

On 26 November with the support of the Ministry of Culture, Levan Tskhadadze - Tbilisi Wind Instrument Festival founder and artistic director officially opened the Festival in Rustaveli theatre.

Levan Tskhadadze was born in 1983 in Tbilisi; He studied at E. Mikeladze School of Instrumental Music and V. Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatory with Davit Jishkariani.
In 2009 he graduated from the Amsterdam Conservatory, where he studied with Harmen de Boer. At the moment he continues the studies with Michel Lethiec in

Nice.
Levan is a founder and artistic director of Tbilisi Wind Festival, where he collaborates with such musicians as Radovan Vlatkovic, Michel Lethiec, Gustavo Nunez, Felix Renggli and Maurice Bourgue.
The main goal of Tbilisi Wind Festival is to raise the general level of the wind instrument school of Georgia and promote the rich repertoire of the wind instrumental music. The current session of the festival had the honor to host world class musicians, some of whom already participated in the previous gathering.
This time festival has collaborated with the newly founded chamber orchestra “Georgian Sinfonietta”; hence, its repertoire is even more interesting and refreshing.
Opening concert on 26 November at Rustaveli Theatre Small Hall: Haydn - Sinfonia Concertante B-Flat Major for violin, cello, oboe, bassoon and orchestra was performed. Mendelssohn - Concert piece no.1 for clarinet, basset horn and orchestra
Barber - Capricorn Concerto for flute, oboe, trumpet and orchestra
Bach - Double concerto for oboe, violin and orchestra
Danzi - Concertante for clarinet, bassoon and orchestra
Concert on 30 November at Conservatory Recital Hall at 19:00
Janacek - Mladi for wind sextet
Kiknadze - Levanino for clarinet and piano
Martinu - La Revue de Cuisine for violin, cello, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet and piano
Shostakovich - Waltz for flute, clarinet and piano
Connesson - Sextet for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola, double bass and piano
Closing concert on 2 December at Conservatory Big Hall at 19:00
Wagner - Siegfried Idyll for six winds and strings
Hindemith - concerto for bassoon, trumpet and orchestra
Mendelssohn - Concert piece no.2 for clarinet, basset horn and orchestra
Molter - concerto for E-flat clarinet and strings
Danzi - Sinfonia Concertante E-flat major for wind quintet and strings.

 

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