CHESTER: Chester Music Festival event - composerin-residence Dobrinka
Tabakova in conversation in the Storyhouse Theatre at 7pm.
If Reich's work owed something to Bach, the piece that opened the concert, Organum Light, by Bulgarian composer Dobrinka
Tabakova, surely owed just as much to Vaughan Williams, especially his Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis, as well as the melodic plainchant of the Middle Ages.
Bulgarian-born, British-based Dobrinka
Tabakova is this year's festival composer-in-residence and her luminous compositions will be showcased in a number of concerts including a major performance by Ensemble Deva and Chester Festival Chorus.
"Everything that is possible and permissible by law will be applied to protect the park," said Dobrinka
Tudjarova,A participant in the organization of the protest.
Parusheva analyzed this politico-social phenomenon, identifying two types of family networks: "intra-family and inter-family.
"I've not only programmed Robert's music, including a new joint-commission with the English Symphony Orchestra, The Resurrection of the Soldiers, based on the Stanley Spencer painting, but also works by a number of his more successful students including Dobrinka
Tabakova, Deborah Pritchard and Thomas Hyde - there is even a piece by a 'grand pupil', Ninfea Cruttwell-Reade's Ravens' Cage.
Its success has been due it no small measure to the choice of Arvo Part and Dobrinka
Tabakova as the featured composers in the 11-day festival which has seen concerts in various places of worship, the historic Dyffryn House, the splendid Penarth Pier Pavilion and St David's Hall.
Performances due to take place include a rousing gamelan, or percussion ensemble, led by Dobrinka
Tabakova and a group called Pulse.
These include Part's "Adam's Lament''; "String Paths,'' the first ECM recording dedicated to Bulgarian Dobrinka
Tabakova's compositions, also a Grammy nominee for best classical compendium; Beethoven's "Diabelli-Variationen'' performed by world-renowned pianist Andras Schiff, and "Canto Oscuro,'' a recital by pianist Anna Gourari with selections ranging from Bach to contemporary Russian composer Sofia Gubaidulina.
It will perform music for wind and strings by Dvorak, one of the great 19th Century composers, two 20th Century giants, Britten and Martinu (Dvorak's compatriot), and also by young composer Dobrinka
The Orchestra Of The Swan is a major champion of new music and has previously commissioned work from Joe Cutler, Tansy Davies, Alexander Goehr, John Joubert, Joanna Lee, Roxanna Panufnik, Paul Patterson, Joseph Phibbs, Julian Philips, Dobrinka
Tabakova, Param Vir, Errollyn Wallen, Shu Wang, John Woolrich and many others.
Among the synthetic contributions, those of Rainer Liedtke, Dobrinka
Parusheva, Dieter Schott, Anja Kervanto Nevanlinna illustrate the theoretical postulates developed by Ralf Roth in his presentation of the development of the European networks of communication.