The Welte Philharmonic organ concert (video)
The recording of the Welte Philharmonic organ festive concert in the museum Collection on the eve of the Epiphany holiday is presented in the museum Collection Video Archive.
The concert programme included works by George Handel, Henry Purcell, Antonio Vivaldi, Johann Sebastian Bach, Vincenzo Bellini, Benedetto Marcello, Pietro Mascagni, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Franz Schubert, Leon Boëllmann, Jacques Offenbach and Enrico Toselli performed by Anastasia Sidelnikova (organ) - winner of international competitions, one of the seven best organists of the planet young generation and Daria Klimenko (mezzo-soprano) - diploma winner and participant of Russian and international competitions, participant of international master classes in Italy and Russia, participant of the New Opera World project.
On the cover: The Welte Philharmonic organ*, which sounded for the first time in May 2021, after years of restoration.
The video "Welte Reproducing Pipe Organ restoration" posted in the column The Museum Life demonstrates some details and the final part of the restoration process of this amazing instrument.
* Welte Reproducing Pipe Organ (Welte Philarmonic Organ).