Press&Praise

“Impressive… powerful… blazing… polished.”
The New York Times

“The orchestra demonstrates splendid virtuosity, excellent sense of style, clear rhythmic precision, and beautiful tone as well as expressive playing in every one of its sections”
S. Slonimsky
Laureate of State Prize of Russia,
Professor of the St. Petersburg Conservatory

“My experience with the orchestra was stupendous”
L. Dillon
Composer in Residence, North Carolina School of the Arts

“Sensitive, intelligent and well-prepared performance”
S. Stucky
2005 Pulitzer Prize Winner, Consulting Composer for New Music, Los Angeles Philharmonic

“Magnificent performance”
“Remarkable perfomers”
L. Rezetdinov
Member of the Union of Composers of Russia, Board of Music Fund of Russia, Director “SDF Production

“The St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic has become an integral part of the city’s culture”
A. Zonin
Director, Institute for Cultural Programs, St. Petersburg

“Ambassadors of goodwill through music”
“…what is needed to continue to invigorate the classical music market and build new audiences”
“…fills a serious void in St. Petersburg’s musical agenda”
L. Korchmar
Conductor of the Kirov Opera, Mariinsky Theatre

Since Symphony Space inaugurated its “Wall to Wall” marathons with a salute to Bach in 1978, the series has usually focused on one composer’s works presented in a variety of ways. But occasionally these popular free events have embraced broader themes, like the Baroque era, folk music or opera. “Wall to Wall Behind the Wall,” presented on Saturday, fell into the second category, trying to compress into just 12 hours — 13 1/2, as it turned out — a representative sampling from 75 years of musical activity behind the Iron Curtain. Read More


Press

Reviews of the St PCP performance at Symphony Space in May 2010:

  • The New York Times
  • Wall Street Journal

Promotional Document

St. Petersburg Times Article

St. Petersburg Gazette Review

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