In Tambov will be held the sixth festival of choral music «in the project»

© RIA Novosti / Alexey Suhorukova. Archival photoIn Tambov will be held the sixth festival of choral music «in the project»© RIA Novosti / Alexey Sukhorukov

Inter-regional festival of choral music «in the project» for the sixth time will be held in Tambov on August 11; the idea of a music festival is to promote choral singing in the region and beyond, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the regional administration.

«Festival «in the project» revived the beautiful tradition inherent in Tambov choral music. In the early XX century, in 1901, when the Tambov appeared first Amateur choirs, they have made boat trips on the river, filling the surrounding area with its harmonious singing. Now as in the distant pre-revolutionary years, the festival traditionally opens with a boat promenade. August 11, from 17.00 to 18. 20 along the banks of the channel of the river Tsna swims five pleasure boats, creating a kind of musical flotilla. Choirs from all over the Tambov will sing popular Soviet songs and folk music, inviting all the inhabitants to the gala concert. Music filled the whole embankment of Tambov. On the shore at different venues also will be performing artists,» said the spokesman.

This will begin the five-hour music song marathon.

«The festival is unique in its mnogorazovogo. For five years he became one of the favorite and most visited cultural events in the region. The organizers try to listen to the wishes of Tambovka and this time, at the request of the audience, the program will be another genre — chanson», — the press service quoted the words of Deputy chief of regional management of culture and archival Affairs Sergey Savva.

Before the audience will perform the Tambov chamber choir, named after S. V. Rakhmaninov, the state academic choral chapel of Russia named after A. Yurlov, the Sretensky monastery choir, the song and dance ensemble of the Tambov area Ivushka and other artists. It is expected the arrival of the people’s artist of Russia Lev Leshchenko. The concert will end with a friendly hymn festival under the lights of the fireworks.

Governor of Tambov region Alexander Nikitin considers that «in the project» make a great contribution to the revival of Russian national singing traditions, culture and promotion of Russian art.

«In a number of large, purely Tambov holidays such as Pokrovskaya fair, a brass band festival, a Day of gardening in Michurinsk, Itmanovskaya Cams rapidly and became firmly entrenched amazing beauty music festival «in the project». The greatness of Russian culture, new friends with great artists, the atmosphere of friendship, warmth, cordiality makes such meetings simply unforgettable», — the press service quoted the words of Nikitin.