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Quarantine Art by Natalia Pavlova
Fri, June 11, 2021 4:00 PM, EDT
I invite you to a very special event, the world premiere of two of my short films & concerts that I made during the time of quarantine in my apartment, on the balcony and roof of my home in Rome.
The film & concert "7 Spanish popular songs", which I directed by myself, is an homage to the great theatrical director and theorist Anatoly Vasiliev.
The performance will feature guitarist from Santa Cecilia, maestro Antonio De Rose, who in collaboration will perform the 7 songs from the cycle of Spanish composer De Falla in transcription for guitar and voice.
The film & Concert "The infinity Daughter" by Iraida Yusupova is a Homage to my mother, the great contemporary poet Vera Pavlova. I will sing the songs after Vera's poems with an English translation by Steven Seymour, and will be accompanying myself on piano.
Accompanied by the performances will be reenactments of the Vera reading her poems, emphasizing the so-called intertwining between life and art, in virtual dialog with her daughter during the time of quarantine....
7 songs from the cycle of Spanish composer De Falla in transcription for guitar and voice.
The film & Concert "The infinity Daughter" by Iraida Yusupova is a Homage to Natalia's mother, the great contemporary poet Vera Pavlova. Natalia will sing the songs after Vera's poems in English translation by Steven Seymour and will be playing piano.
Moscow and Rome-based soprano Natalia Pavlova (who is a descendant of Russian national poet Alexander Pushkin) has graced the stages of Carnegie Hall, Moscow Chaikovsky State Conservatory, Auditorium Parco della Musica (Rome), and many others throughout the world.
Active in performing music from antiquity to today, she was a soloist for 6 years in the Moscow theater School of Dramatic Art, directed by Anatoly Vasiliev. Natalia has sung world premiere performances and recordings of works by composers Giovanni Sollima, Venus Rey and Iraida Yusupova, composed specially for her voice, as well as pieces by Vladimir Martynov. She serves on Artistic Council of The First Cultural International Festival, Russian-Rome, Palazzo Poli in Rome, and was recently awarded the Silver Lion at the Narnia International Festival, as well as the International "Clean Sound" Award.
She has recorded 3 CD with contemporary music of Rey Jr and Yusupova in Da Vinci Classics and in Art Classics.
VERA PAVLOVA, poet. You can find the cv of Vera here https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vera_Pavlova
Antonio De Rose, guitar
Recordings of recitals for a number of broadcasting networks, including Suisse Romande, Televisione Venzuelana, Rai and Vatican Radio.
Has worked with Rai in Rome for a number of years,
Has played in major Italian cities and venues, the most important being: the Turin Teatro Regio, the Concert hall of the Conservatory of “S.Cecilia”, the Rome Istituzione Universitaria, the Cantiere Internazionale of Montepulciano, the Associazione Musicale Romana, Florence City Concert hall and other Tournées in Spain, England, Austria, Germany, Greece, Turkey, Algeria, Tunisia, Venezuela, Peru, Uruguay, Brazil, India, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland.
With Luis Bacalov, Georg Moench, Nino De Rose, Giovanni Tommaso and other well-established musicians, organised annual music courses and summer festivals for Mentana Provincial Council.
Organised and taught on summer courses entitled “Musica Insieme”
As cultural director of the Associazione “Progetto Suono”, Rome, De Rose has organised numerous series of concerts (from solo to orchestral), together with concert-lessons for schools and master-classes by well-established musicians.
Organizer and jurist for the “International Guitar Competition”, held every September in Crotone.Various composers have dedicated passages and sonatas for him, including: Franco Margola (Fourth sonata and “Five Impressions” for flute and guitar), Nino De Rose (Jazz sketches), Angelo Gilardino (“Saudade”) and other..
Antonio has taught guitar in various conservatories; La Spezia, Bologna, Cosenza, Campobasso, and Rome.
Holds a summer school in guitar and guitar ensembles in Crotone, for the “Società Beethoven”.
Has held master-classes for the Rome Arts Academy, and the University of Brasilia.
Member on a number of national and international competitions, including the first selection board for Conservatory Chairs in Guitar.
LPs and CDs for Carosello-Ricordi, Fonit-Cetra, Nuova Era, Fonè-Audio Review, Bajka Music, Bongiovanni, Guitart-Collection, Zone di Musica and Berben-IGS..