On Monday, June 28, more than two hours Tagilskaya musical elite enjoyed the game winners of the II International Piano Competition in memory of Vera Lothar-Shevchenko. The second festival is held in memory of her Russian cities associated with the great and tragic fate of the pianist. First his final concert took place in Nizhny Tagil.
With our town due creative revival pianist and a sense of freedom after the first sips of Stalin’s camps. A big role in her life played a children’s music school №1, where she appeared in a padded jacket in autumn 1952, and its Director, MN Mashkov.
Taghilsky period of time was small. Faith Avgustovna worked as a concert at the theater, illustrated lessons at a music school muzliteratury №1, taught children’s intelligence and captivated the audience astonished huge and complex repertoire.
Then there were Barnaul, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, where pianist lived for 16 happy years, and triumphal tour of the country. The fate of the French pianist, a pupil of the great Alfred Cortot, a Soviet citizen, who had spent more than 13 years in Sahalinlage and Sevurallage, where she continued to live music, playing on the cut with a kitchen knife with wooden keyboard still care about people’s hearts. Life of Faith Lothar Shevchenko shook known journalist "Komsomolskaya Pravda" and writer Simon Soloveitchik, opened its multi-million audience. Spellbound extraordinary performer program that competed in the country club, Soloveitchik wrote an essay about the French pianist in Russia. The immense talent, of human courage and endurance of the Faith Lothar Shevchenko shot documentaries and feature films. One – called "We’re going to live a normal life" is an initiative of Yuri Danilina, journalist, music critic, the initiator of the festival and the International Piano Competition in memory Faith Lothar Shevchenko. Yuri V. facilitated the return of the name.
Piano recital in memory of Vera Avgustovna turned into a festival. Hold it in the Urals has helped fund the first Russian President Boris Yeltsin, Ural Centre BN Yeltsin, Sverdlovsk State Philharmonic Society, the Ural State Conservatory. Mussorgsky, Music School. PI Tchaikovsky in Yekaterinburg and the Palace of Children and Youth Creativity in Tagil, providing a large hall.
After the concert, teachers and students of the music school №1 them. Rimsky-Korsakov took autographs from charming young pianist Polina Kulikova. Grateful Memory the Faith Lothar Shevchenko continues to bring people together, to bring the souls of the young musicians. Last night the festival, which led musicologist Elena Tsypushkina having excellent taste and tact, is a worthy finale finals in memory of Faith Lothar Shevchenko, amazing artist, a man of great spiritual strength, preserved in inhuman conditions personality, talent and skill.
References: Newspaper "Taghilsky working" dated 02.07.2010.