VLADIMIR, March 23, /ITAR-TASS/. Acclaimed Russian pianist Denis Matsuyev plans giving a concert in the olden Russian city of Vladimir Thursday, March 27, instead of a performance in the Kiev Opera House that was cancelled by the Ukrainian organizers without specifying any reasons, the press service of the Vladimir Center of Classical Music said Sunday.
“When it became clear that the concert in Kiev had been cancelled, Denis and our Center made an arrangement on a joint concert here in Vladimir,” Artyom Markin, the conductor-in-chief of the Vladimir Gubernatorial Orchestra.
Matsuyev, the orchestra and the Vladimir Chamber Choir are expected to perform Alexader Skryabin’s ‘Prometheus: The Poem of Fire’.
Reports on the cancellation of Matsuyev’s concert in Kiev came March 13. Ukrainian organizers did not provide any explanations for their decision to sever collaboration with the internationally acclaimed Russian pianist.