Samara Philharmonic mourns Kogan, who has collaborated with her 14 years

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Mackinderite in fotosentregatrofeoss concert violinist Dmitry Kogan. Archival photoSamara Philharmonic mourns Kogan, who has collaborated with her 14 years© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Mackinderite the image Bank

Samara Philharmonic hall, where Dmitry worked with for 14 years and was its artistic Director, mourns the violinist, the press service of the cultural institutions.

Honored artist of Russia, the famous violinist Dmitry Kogan died Tuesday in Moscow after a long illness. He was 38 years old.

«Samara Philharmonic society expresses its sincere and profound condolences in connection with the death of Dmitry Pavlovich Kogan. With the Samara state Philharmonic famous musician tied the fruitful years of work. Creative collaboration of Dmitry Kogan with the Samara Philharmonic began when he was 14, and it with great success with Symphony orchestra at the festival «Young stars of XXI century», — reported in the Philharmonic.

Dmitri Kogan was the artistic Director of the Samara Philharmonic from 2011 to 2013. As reported by the cultural institution, the merit of the musician is the creation of the chamber orchestra of the Volga Philharmonic of the best soloists of the Philharmonic. A team under the direction of Maestro repeatedly went on tour in Moscow, other Russian cities, has performed in Switzerland, opened the XIII international festival «musical Kremlin».

In 2013, the concert «Five great violins» together with the chamber orchestra of the Volga Philharmonic was presented to the musician at the world economic forum in Davos in the presence of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, representatives of the world political and business elite. Dmitri Kogan was the initiator and artistic Director of two festivals: «Days of high music in Samara» Volga and the festival of sacred music.

«The musician admitted that he was genuinely happy to be working in Samara, where he was able to realize interesting projects. He was grateful to the artists and staff of the Philharmonic for the joint work, loved sensitive, kind Samara audience, noted that a piece of his heart will forever remain in our city», — reported in the Philharmonic.

Dmitri Kogan was born October 27, 1978 in Moscow at the famous musical dynasty. His grandfather was an outstanding violinist Leonid Kogan, grandma — a famous violinist and pedagogue Elizaveta Gilels, the father of conductor Pavel Kogan, the mother — pianist Love Kazinski, who graduated from the Academy of music. Gnesin. Kogan since the age of six began studying the violin at the Central music school at the Moscow state Conservatory. P. I. Tchaikovsky.