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InClassica: How world-renowned musicians and orchestras from all over the world were brought together in just two months

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InClassica: How world-renowned musicians and orchestras from all over the world were brought together in just two months

The 10th InClassica International Music Festival has been running in Dubai for several days already, bringing together world-renowned musicians. In total, 30 concerts are expected to take place in Dubai within the framework of the festival running until September 26, with performances by 37 outstanding musicians, 7 famous orchestras and 12 renowned conductors.

The festival concerts are held at the Dubai Opera and the Middle East's largest multipurpose indoor arena, Coca-Cola Arena. Participating in the festival are such prominent musicians as Denis Matsuev, Alexander Knyazev, Sergey Khachatryan, Mikhail Pletnev, Anna Tifu, Andrey Gugnin, Denis Kozhukhin, Kit Armstrong, Maxim Vengerov, Kit Armstrong, who perform not only pieces by famous composers Dvořák, Mendelssohn, Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and others, but also works by contemporary composers. In particular, the works of Composer-in-Residence Alexey Shor are to be performed within the framework of the festival.

The festival is organized by the European Foundation for Support of Culture (EUFSC) in partnership with SAMIT Event Group.

Speaking to on Thursday, EUFSC President Konstantin Ishkhanov said that the sole purpose of the festival is the promotion of classical music and it can be done in different ways.

"By inviting world-renowned artists to the festival, people are beginning to better understand what classical music is. It is no secret that classical music is not popular enough. That is why when people listen to such great musicians, they realize how wonderful classical music is and start going to concerts more often. It leads to the development of the society," he said.

In addition, according to him, within the framework of the festival, educational events, particularly master classes, are organized, which are attended by a large number of students, young people, as well as already experienced pianists.

In Ishkhanov’s words, the second grand edition of the “Classic Piano” International Piano Competition is being held within the framework of this year's festival.

"During the master classes, young performers communicate with professors and learn something new, develop their knowledge, that's how we make future stars," he said.

Incidentally, 70 musicians, who were the finalists of the "14 Ways to Dubai" competition held in Germany, Russia, Austria, the US, China, Japan, Great Britain, Israel, South Korea, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland and Armenia in 2019-2020, took part in the first round of " Classic Piano" Competition.

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