Missa Pacis - world premiere in Odessa
December 10, 2016 took part Odessa Regional Philharmonic premiere vocal-symphonic works of contemporary Swiss composer Günther Schumacher.
For the first time in Ukraine and around the world heard the music that combines classical traditions of Western Mass, and the elements of piano improvisation. Artists resumed at a concert almost forgotten tradition in the modern classical concert practice. At the same time, the author of the work, Günther Schumacher, was present at the premiere.
The great project of the Missa Pacis involved more than a hundred participants, including:
Odessa Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra (conductor Igor Shavruk)
mixed choir (choirmaster Galina Shpak and Valen Regrut)
Alex Botvinov (piano)
Radu Nehifor (Pan flute, Romania)
Natalia Pavlenko (soprano)
Elena Vishnevskaya (mezzo)
Vasily Dobrovolsky (baritone)
Sergey Zaritskii (tenor)