Concerts of the cycle "Music Thursdays in Stroganov palace" take place in the unique interior keeping original decoration created by F. Rastrelli
In the Dance hall of Stroganov Palace the first baroque concert continuing the cycle "Musical Thursdays in Stroganov Palace" will take place on November 12 at 19.15. Within representation "Magnificent France" will sound Molière, Racine, Perrault, Auvray's poetry, performed by Daniil Vedernikov, and the Barocco Concertato ensemble will present unique sounds of baroque era music– one of the most magnificent, difficult and dynamic musical periods.
Before the concert, at 18.30 listeners are waited for unique excursion on the Stroganov Palace exposition.
The choice of the the baroque Big hall of the Stroganv palace can be explained because if the fact that it is the unique interior in St. Petersburg keeping the original decoration executed by Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli.
The choice of the Stroganov Palace can be explained because if the fact that at the end of XVIII - beginning of the XIX century it attracted the prime persons of Russian culture thanks to large collections of books, collections of the Western European and Russian painting, numismatics and minerals, acquired by count Alexander Stroganov.