Danish Radio Symphony In Concert – Marianna Shirinyan, piano – Nadezhda Serdiuk, mezzo-soprano – Danish Radio Symphony Choir – Hans Graf, conductor – Broadcast live – February 8, 2013 – DR P2 – Radio.
Over to Copenhagen this week for a concert featuring Danish-Armenia phenom Marianna Shirinyan along with Hans Graf and the Danish Radio Symphony in two works: Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto number 3 and Prokoviev’s Alexander Nevsky, with Nadezhda Serdiuk, mezzo-Soprano and the Danish Radio Choir – all broadcast live on February 8, 2013.
Marianna Shirinyan was born in Yerevan, Armenia on 25 September 1978. She is one of the most creative and sought after soloists and chamber musicians on stage today. She is a frequent guest at a string of international festivals, among them the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Schwetzinger Festspiele, MDR Summer Music Festival, Festspillene in Bergen, as well as Stavanger, Risør, Oxford International Chamber Music Festivals a.o. Simultaneously she has won the reputation of being one of this generations leading pianists through solo appearances with such leading orchestras as the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Oslo, Helsinki and Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestras, Tapiola Sinfonietta, Göteborg and Norrköping Symphony Orchestras in Sweden as well as Odense, Århus and South Jutland Symphony Orchestras in Denmark. During the season 2013-14 Marianna was Artist in residence at the Odense Symphony Orchestra.
Outside Scandinavia, she has performed with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Potsdamer Kammerakademie, the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, the Munich Symphony Orchestra, Würzburg Philharmonic, Munich and Hamburg Chamber Orchestras the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra, I Pomeriggi Musicali di Milano, Wuhan Philharmonic under the baton of such conductors as Hans Graf, Lawrence Foster, Zoltan Kocsis, Antonello Manacorda, Jun Märkl, Daniel Raiskin, Lan Shui, Marc Soustrot, Thomas Søndergård, Krysztof Urbanski and Joshua Weilerstein.
Nadezhda Serdyuk has toured with the Mariinsky Opera Company to New York (Metropolitan Opera), London (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden), Paris (Théâtre du Châtelet), Milan (La Scala), Washington (Kennedy Center), Tokyo, Madrid, Amsterdam and Baden-Baden; she has taken part in the Mikkeli Music Festival (Finland).
She has taken part in a production of Prokofiev’s opera The Love for Three Oranges in Aix-en-Provence (2004), Luxembourg (2005) and Madrid (2006). In the 2008-2009 season she performed the role of Albine ( Thaïs ) and Polina (The Queen of Spades) at the Teatro Regio (Turin).
She has collaborated with many renowned contemporary conductors, among them Valery Gergiev, Gianandrea Noseda, Andris Nelsons, Yevgeny Kolobov, Tugan Sokhiev, Yuri Bashmet, Saulus Sondeckis, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Michael Tilson Thomas, Helmuth Rilling, Hans Graf, Jakub Hrůša, Daniele Rustioni, Paolo Carignani.
Enjoy the concert.
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