What makes conversations about music in “Zaryadye” so interesting? We choose key topics of music history of 17-18th centuries, and invited to cover them professors of the leading music colleges, Moscow Conservatory and Gnessin Academy. These people are not just keen researchers with profound knowledge, writers on music, and authors of monographs. They are brilliant witty interlocutors, who will show you an easy path to another era. You’ll find out about the origin of opera, have a walk on Leipzig streets with Bach, and find out what kind of musicians were hired by Louis XIII. You’ll be delighted to learn how hard destinies of Mozart and Salieri were, or how similar characters of Beethoven and Gluck were. You’ll get exact answers to all of your questions, while experiencing most important events in music history.
The title is familiar, the format is brand new. During every concert you can talk to a musician, who plays an old or a modern instrument. First 20 minutes remind a usual lecture: musicians talk of their instruments, and show images of different kinds of it. Concert is the second part. You’ll see, listen to, and compare an old instrument to the respective new one. the modern instruments. Clinic is the third part: a musician gives a short version of his usual lesson with his real pupils. After that you are welcome to ask questions.