DENIS MATSUEV - „Magician of the Keys with Russian Soul“
After the overwhelming success of his last tour in Germany 2014, Denis Matsuev, the „Magician oft he Keys with the sensible Russian Soul“ is back again on a new european tour in December 2016.
Denis Matsuev has enjoyed a stellar career since his triumphant victory in the 11th International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow and is now one of the most sought-after musicians of his generation. His performances in the most prestigious concert halls of the world are always an unfailing success and he appears regularly with world-famous orchestras such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Pittsburgh, the London Symphony Orchestra, NY Philharmonic, Philadelphia and LA philharmonic, Concertgebouw, Berliner Philharmoniker, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre. He has a successful creative partnership with the world’s most prominent conductors including Lorin Maazel, Valery Gergiev, Kurt Masur, Mariss Jansons, Myung-Whun Chung, Zubin Mehta, and Y.Temirkanov.
In the beginning oft he evenings program the exeptional virtuoso is carrying the audience Ausnahmepianist in the „Seasons“ op. 37 / a from Peter Tschaikowskys on a musical trip through a cycle of a seasonal cycle, painted sound picturesques with the colours oft he Russian Folk Music.
In the following the artist is going to dip in into the fantasy world of high contrast of the 8 Fantasies of „Kreisleriana“ op. 16 from Robert Schumann with ist contradictory imaginary charakter figures „Florestan“ and „Eusebius“.
In the second part oft he evening Matsuev let „dance the dolls“ literally in Igor Stravinskys ballett music from „Petrouschka“ with sharp sculptured motorical precision and feverish soundingpower of suggestion and is putting all his famous pianistic tools
A Firewok of pianistic virtuosity !