SAINT-PETERSBURG, November 7th. / Tass /. Concert at the Museum of the National Monument of the Cathedral of Sv. Isaac in St. Petersburg will be dedicated to the memories of art historians and restaurateurs Savely Yamshchikov. As TASS was informed in the Museum, the event, which will take place on Wednesday, is scheduled for the 80th anniversary of the birth.
Concerts – featuring prominent characters who devoted their lives to the preservation and revival of Russian culture, become a good tradition of the State Museum – a monument to the "St. Isaac's Cathedral". culture, art historian, restorer, publicist, educator and popularizer of the revival of Russian art and historical monuments, "he noted in the museum.
Spiritual works by composer Dmitry Bortnyansky, Vasily Titov, Sergey Rachmaninoff and Alfred Schnittke are performed by the Concert Choir St. Petersburg under the guidance of Andrew Okhlobistin. "A special place for the concert is the music of George Sviridov, one of Savvy Vasilyevich's favorite composers", added him to the museum.
In November, several events will be dedicated to memories of the Yamshchik in the city of Nevi. So on November 8, at the Museum of Arts Academy, human memories to him at a meeting with a public from St. Petersburg will be distributed by folk artist of Russia Nikolay Burlyaev. On November 9, "Our Savva" exhibition will be opened at Karl Bulla's Historical Photography Foundation, and on November 10, artists dedicated to Yamshchik will present their works at the Nevsky Prospekt gallery, with which they were friends with the master.
On November 24th, a night in the memorial of Yamščik, with the participation of writer Valentina Kurbatova and director Viktor Pravdyuk, will be held in the spiritual and educational center of the Trinity of Alexander Nevsky Lavra as part of the festival of Nevsky Blagovesta Christian Cinema. Part of the event program will be the film about Yamshchik's "Our Debts", which celebrated in Peterhof in mid-October.
Known restorer, art historian, publicist Savely (Savva) Vasilyevich Yamshchikov died in July 2009 at the age of 71. He was advisor Andrei Tarkovsky on the set of "Andrei Rublev", opened the public of the Russian provincial portrait of the XVIII-XIX century. For more than four decades of creative activity, he has revived many works of forgotten Russian artists and icon painters. Thanks to Yamshchik, the Museum of Nikolai Gogol appeared in Moscow.