||The press conference dedicated to the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition will be held on February 26 in Saint Petersburg. The event will take place in the Dress Circle Foyer of the Mariinsky Theatre and start at 18:00.
On-line broadcast of the press conference will be available:
Co-chaires of the Organizing Committee of the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition: Olga Golodets, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and Valery Gergiev, Artistic and General Director of the Mariinsky Theatre will be speakers at the press conference.
The XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition will take place in Moscow and Saint Petersburg on June 17 – 29, 2019. For the first time in its history two new specialties, Woodwinds and Brass, will be added to the four existing - Piano, Violin, Cello and Voice.