From 6 October to the end of 2019, famous pianist Philipp Kopachevsky was touring across Russia. The project was organised by the European Foundation for Support of Culture and the Association for Support of Cultural Initiatives (Russia).
Philipp Kopachevsky is a soloist with the Moscow State Academic Philharmonic, a participant in the Stars of the 21st Century federal programme of the Moscow Philharmonic (with support from the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation), laureate of eight prestigious international competitions, including the 10th International Schubert Piano Competition in Germany. The musician regularly gives concerts in the United Kingdom, Germany, the United States, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Greece, Poland, Spain and many Russian cities.
Mikhail Kirchhoff is a chief guest conductor of the Kazakhstan State Symphony Orchestra “Academy of Soloists” and an artistic director and principal conductor of the “Eurasian Music Games”
On 6 October, as part of the opening concert of the tour, the musician performed with Pavel Klinichev at the Saratov Regional Philharmonic Society named after Alfred Schnittke (Saratov), accompanied by the Saratov Symphony Orchestra . Then the artists appeared on stage at the Druzhba Concert Hall (Bryansk), accompanied by the Bryansk Symphony Orchestra, after which Philipp Kopachevsky together with Mikhail Kirchhoff gave a concert at the State Philharmonic Society of the Altai Region (Barnaul), accompanied by the Symphony Orchestra of the State Philharmonic Society of the Altai Territory. Thereupon Philipp Kopachevsky and Pavel Klinichev performed at the Palace of Culture (Novokuibyshevsk), accompanied by the Samara Academic Symphony Orchestra. The closing concert took place at the Samara State Philharmonic Society (Samara) with participation by the Samara Academic Symphony Orchestra.
The tour programme included works by distinguished Maltese and other European composers.