Tambov festival of brass orchestras will dedicate to the memory of Valery Khalilov

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Mackinderite in photobunny military conductor of the Russian armed forces Valery Khalilov. Archival photoTambov festival of brass orchestras will dedicate to the memory of Valery Khalilov© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Mackinderite the image Bank

The sixth international festival of brass bands named Vasily Agapkin and Ilya Shatrov, which will be held in the Tambov region this weekend, will dedicate the memory of Lieutenant-General Valery Khalilov, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the regional administration.

«In the coming weekend, 10 and 11 June, the Tambov region will again welcome the best orchestras of Russia and CIS countries. In region will host the VI international festival of brass bands named Vasily Agapkin and Ilya Shatrov. This year it will be dedicated to the memory of Lieutenant-General Valery Khalilov. Military orchestra conductor, composer, people’s artist of Russia, longtime music Director of the festival in Tambov — the CNA will sound his works,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, applications for participation in the festival came from 20 bands before the New year. Of them, the organizers chose the ten best, which will address tambovchanka. This is the Central military orchestra of the defense Ministry, the Suvorov band of the Moscow military music school named after V. S. Khalilov, the Military Exemplary orchestra of the guard of honor of the defense Ministry and others. In addition, Tambov lovers of brass music for the first time will appreciate the performances of orchestra of internal troops of the MIA of Belarus, the Admiralty orchestra of the Leningrad naval base, the Brass band of the Lugansk State Academy of culture and arts named after M. Matusovsky.

On Saturday, June 10, bands-participants of the festival will give a solo concert in the cities and districts of the region. Sunday in Tambov will be held a colorful parade bands, ending at the monument of military conductors Vasily. Agapkina and Ilya Shatrov. Then, on the embankment of the river Tsna will begin gala-a concert of brass bands.

«This year the festival will feature people’s artist of Russia Tamara Gverdtsiteli. Singer has long worked with Valery Khalilov, has repeatedly acted on red square in the framework of the festival «Spasskaya tower». Longtime musical Director of the festival in Tambov, Valery was planning to invite her this year in Tambov. The festival organizers have implemented these plans,» — said the representative of press-service.

At the gala concert will be a presentation of another project of Valery Khalilov — festival musical Comedy «Wedding in Malinovka». The festival will be held in the summer of 2018 in the village Malinovka of the Tambov district. This is the place for the festival were chosen by Khalilov.

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