© 2021 WOSU Public Media
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Classical 101

Rossen Milanov discusses the Russian Winter Festival with Boyce Lancaster

rossen.jpg
Columbus Symphony
/
Rossen Milanov conducts Shostakovich, Mussorgsky, Rachmaninoff, and more this week with the Columbus Symphony

Columbus Symphony Orchestra Music Director RossenMilanov joined Boyce Lancaster earlier this week to discuss a huge musical and educational week they're calling Russian Winter Festival. It kicked off Tuesday at the Urban Arts Space at 50 W. Gay downtown with Subject Matters, a series in conjunction with Ohio State.

There are still more musical, artistic, and educational opportunities available with the CSO this week.

rossen_russian_winter_festival_pt2.mp3
Rossen Milanov talks about the wide selection of Russian composers being performed as part of their Russian Winter Festival

The festival culminates with a performance of Rachmaninoff's 3rd Piano Concerto featuring Russian-born pianist Natasha Paremski on Saturday.

rossen_russian_winter_festival_pt3.mp3
Rossen Milanov discusses special guest Natasha Paremski and the week leading up to her performance as part of the Russian Winter Festival.

Below is a sneak preview of Natasha playing the Rach 3.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eExhZ_Pk_bY