25/10/2019
friday 18:00
AMBER EVENINGS

We are very glad to welcome you to the I International classical music festival “Amber evenings” in the chamber hall of “Great Amber”, Liepaja. It is very important to promote classical music as a part of cultural education of the younger generation, and also to support young talented musicians at the outset of their career. It is not incidentally that “Great Amber”, with its spirit of creativity and art, in the city of music – Liepaja – has become the platform for this interesting and extraordinary project.


Young generation of musicians, who get the opportunity to share with their artistic experience, is completely special. Children are wonderfully talented and extraordinary gifted.
We are impatiently waiting you on this celebration of the classical music!

Musicians:

Maria Mishela Jaunzeme
piano, 10 y.o., Latvia.
A student at Gnessin Moscow Special School of Music, Moscow, Russia. Class of Prof.T.A.Zelikman.
Winner of various international competitions, including: IV International Competition for Young Pianists in Riga (2015, Grand prix, Janis Norvilis Award); XXVII FLAME Competition in Paris (2016, 1st prize); International Music Competition Grand Prize Virtuoso in Salzburg (2016, 1st prize, special prize “Exceptional Young Talent”); Young Musicians International Competition in Los Angeles (2016, 3rd prize).
First debut recital was dedicated to the celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Proclamation of the Republic of Latvia and was performed in the Chamber Hall of the “Great Amber” in Liepaja. The young pianist has already performed in various concert halls like Small Guild, Riga; Culture Palace Ziemeļblāzma, Riga; The Organ Hall on Znamenka, Moscow; Small Hall of Moscow Conservatory, Moscow; The Scriabin Museum, Moscow; Gnessin Russian Academy of Music, Moscow; Conservatoire a rayonnement regional de Paris, Paris; Wiener Saal Mozarteum, Salzburg; Teatro di Marcello, Rome, and others.
Maria Mishela also studies to play at organ and dreams to perform with Iveta Apkalna.

Ivan Chepkin
piano, 11 y.o., Russia.
A student at Gnessin Moscow Special School of Music, Moscow, Russia. Class of A.F.Arzamanova.
Winner of various international competitions, including: Young Musicians International Competition “Dedication to S.Prokofiev” in Moscow (2016, 1st prize); N.S.Feoktistova festival of performing arts named “A bird in the palm” in Moscow (2017, 1st prize); I International S.Rachmaninov competition in Moscow (2018, 1st prize); V International H.Neuhaus festival of young pianists in Moscow (2018, 1st prize); VII International Competition for Young Pianists in Riga (2018, 1st prize); International musical competition “Classic Pure Viennа” in Vienna (2018, 1st prize); I National contest “Maria Fest” in Moscow (2018, 1st prize); Tchaikovsky youth competition in Moscow (2019, 1st prize) and also the owner of the gold medal at The Youth Delphic Games in Russia (2019).
The young pianist has already performed in various concert halls like Moscow International House of Music, Moscow; Gnessin Russian Academy of Music, Moscow; Rachmaninov Hall of Moscow Conservatory, Moscow; Small Guild, Riga; Wiener Konzerthaus, Vienna.
Ivan also composes and dreams to conducting with orchestra in Carnegie Hall.

Elza Silina
violin, 13 y.o., Latvia
A student at Jazepa Medina 1st Riga music school, Riga, Latvia. Class of E.Golikova.
Winner of many Latvian national educational programs on stringed instruments, International competition “Young Musicians” in Tartu (2017, 1st prize). Young musician permanent takes part in Opera music festival where she performs with National Opera orchestra, Latvian National symphony orchestra. She also participated in Classical Music Festival in Salacgriva with chamber orchestra of Moscow State Conservatory (2018), in anniversary concerts of Uldis Marhilevichs (2017).
Young violinist has already performed in various concert halls like Festive Hall of Riga castle, Riga; concert hall “Cēsis”, Cēsis; concert hall “Great Amber”, Liepaja.
Elza in her spare time likes to compose, write stories and snowboarding.

Olga Davnis
piano, 15 y.o., Russia
A student at Gnessin Moscow Special School of Music, Moscow, Russia. Class of Prof.T.A.Zelikman.
Winner of various international competitions, including: V Open district festival youth Russian pianists and organists “Children of Russia XXI century” in Moscow (2011, laureate); International competition of children and youth art “Gold Lira” in Moscow (2011, 2012, 1st prize); The Сompetition of young musicians «Magic Lira» in Moscow (2013, 2014, Grand prix); International competition “Musical Diamond” in Moscow (2014, 3rd prize); International musical competition Rotary in Moscow (2014, laureate); National musical competition “Music Spring at Jacobi House” in Moscow (2015, 1st prize); V International H.Neuhaus festival of young pianists in Moscow (2018, 1st prize); IV International festival “The magical world of art” in Moscow (2019, 1st prize).
The young pianist takes part in various concerts and has already performed in concert halls like Moscow International House of Music, Moscow; Small Hall of Moscow Conservatory, Moscow; The Glinka National Museum, The Prokofiev Museum, The Goldenweiser Memorial Apartment, The Scriabin Museum, Moscow; The Center of P.Slobodkina, Moscow; The Organ Hall on Znamenka, Moscow; The music room of Shuvalova House, Moscow; The Composers House, Moscow; Gnessin Russian Academy of Music, Moscow. Performs in different cities of Russia and also opened “Great festival of Music” by Emir Kusturica in Serbia.
Olga has been carry away by J.S.Bach’s work from 4 y.o. and dreams to publish her own volume of preludes and fugues.

Katya Grabova
piano, 18 y.o., Russia
A student at Gnessin Moscow Special School of Music, Moscow, Russia. Class of Prof.T.A.Zelikman.
Winner of many international competitions, including: International competition for young pianists “A Step Towards Mastery” in Moscow (2011, 1st prize); International musical competition “SFORZANDO” in Berlin (2012, 2nd prize); XII and XVI International competitions “Musical Classica” in Ruza (2012, 2016, 1st prize and Grand prix); VI Open National Balakirev competition in Nizhny Novgorog (2013, Grand prix); IV International competition for pianists “Young Virtuoso” in Poland (2013, Grand prix); IV and V International H.Neuhaus festival of young pianists in Moscow (2013, 2018, diploma winner and 1st prize); XV International Television Contest for Young Musicians “Nutcracker” in Moscow (2014, 3rd prize). A performer in festivals “Rheinghau music festival” in Germany (2016) and “Canyamel Tower Music Festival” in Spain (2018).
Young pianist won also a scholarship from the Government of Moscow (2013) and Scriabin Foundation (2014).
Katya tours a lot with recitals and with orchestra inside Russia, also in China, Poland, Slovakia, Austria, Germany, Spain and Israel.
Katya is carry away by modern art and dreams to organize festival uniting music and painting.

Tickets: EUR 3

Venue: Chamber Hall