The concert season of 2016/2017 is considered by many to be Mozart's: 260 years since his birth and 225 years since his death. Musicians all over the world celebrate these dates each in his own way: record discs, make films, stage plays and different concert programs. Russian soprano Ekaterina Monisova, whose work is based on European classic, has prepared a number of programs for Mozart jubilee, which became notable events in the musical life.
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The main Prague music event of December is the festival Czech music touches (České doteky hudby). One of the festival media-partners, the Russian word magazine has already interviewed festival superintendent Miroslav Matějka in October and now our correspondent Stanislava Ozerova has met the two participants of this year program: soprano Ekaterina Monisova and violinist Pavel Šporcl.
This year at the Festival "Czech Touches of Music", the public will be able to hear a single guest from Russia, that is Ekaterina Monisova, the owner of the crystal lyric soprano. Christmas concert with her participation will take place on December 25th on the stage of the Academy of Fine Arts. Ekaterina Monisova, the soloist of the Moscow Philharmonic, the winner of the Grand Prix of the International Forum of Vocalists in Italy (2010), gained fame as a role performer of the Snow Maiden in the cognominal opera by Rimsky-Korsakov, Violetta in "La Traviata" by Verdi, Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet" by Gounod, Mimi and Musetta in "La Boheme" by Puccini. At the same time, she is a baroque and romantic music performer along with jazz melodies by George Gershwin, Glenn Miller, Jerome Kern.These stylistic contrasts perfectly reveal all the facets of her talent. On the Festival Eve, we will introduce the singer to readers.
About Ekaterina Monisova:
A musician (soprano), Grand Prix winner of the International Forum of vocalists in Italy. Honored Artist of the Republic of Khakassia, soloist of the Moscow State Philharmonic Society.
About the person:
She graduated from the Kazan State Conservatory and the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music. Specialty “opera singing”. Soloist of the Moscow State Philharmonic Society, Honored Artist of the Republic of Khakassia, winner of the Grand Prix of the International Forum of vocalists in Italy (2010).
Ekaterina Monisova, an opera singer and musician, is still gaining acceptance among the general public. But experts and connoisseurs of singing in Russia and abroad have already noticed her beautiful soprano. Last year, Ekaterina won the Grand Prix at the International Forum vocalists, which traditionally takes place in Italy. Her repertoire includes arias and vocal chamber music of different eras and styles - from baroque to jazz.
Ekaterina Monisova - musician and opera singer. But for the most part not on Abakan but on the Moscow scene. In Khakassia Republican Philharmonic owner of a beautiful soprano, a graduate of the Kazan Conservatory and the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music just gave two solo concerts with symphony orchestra. And immediately became a favorite of the local audience. Ekaterina abhors monotony in the works. Her repertoire includes arias and romances, jazz compositions. Offstage she also prefers to be different: it is equally to face shape of romantic nymphs and vamp.
On January, 18 in Khakassia Republican Philharmonic took place solo concert of Ekaterina Monisova with Symphony Orchestra under Vjacheslav Inkizhekov. Her soprano - so freely and easily penetrates the soul of the listener, that we began to wonder what is the secret of stunning harmony and beauty that surround this man. About love, art and secrets of craftsmanship and we chatted with Ekaterina under a cup of tea.
About vocalist Ekaterina Monisova our newspaper told when she started her career as a student of the Russian Academy of Music. After graduating from the Kazan State Conservatory majoring in "Conducting Academic Choir" she spent seven years teaching at the Art Institute of KSU. And her voice pleased with amazing shade. Ekaterina performed at different stages of the republic. Successfully passed and her solo concerts with symphony orchestra of Khakassia Republican Philharmonic.
Listening to her sing, you know: Woman has a great vocal future. For such a natural talent like green spring sprouts, punching force unknown to us the most hard asphalt...
And now, after a few years, Ekaterina, now chartered opera singer, soloist of the Moscow State Philharmonic Society, came to the office to talk about his first, but very important victory in the world of singing.