On September 3 concert of the Ensemble Blumina will take place at 5th Russian Chamber Music Festival in Hamburg. Besides Estonian oboist Kalev Kuljus (solo oboist of the NDR Symphony Orchestra), the ensemble comprises musicians Elisaveta Blumina (piano, founder of the ensemble) and Mathias Baier (solo bassoonist of the Staatskapelle Berlin).
The concert „Ensemble Blumina & Friends“ features musicians Maria Bulgakova (soprano) ja Christoph Enzel (saxophone). The concert program includes music by composers Vasily Kalinnikov, Sergei Prokofiev, Alexander Tcherepnin, Francis Poulenc, Uri Brener and Francis Poulenc.
Ensemble Blumina, founded in 2008, has a special interest in the performance and rediscovery of music off the beaten mainstream path. The ensemble has released CD with works by Andre Previni, Jean Francaix and Francis Poulenc (2013), which won Echo Klassik award in 2014 as the best chamber music recording of the year. The award ceremony will take place on October 26 in 2014.
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Oboist Kalev Kuljus will perform with Ensemble Blumina