Female choir of Nizhny Novgorod Conservatory – special guests
The collective was founded in September, 2006. Small in composition (12 – 16 singers) and being renewed annually for its half (consisting of 1-2 courses students of Choral conducting department), academic female choir holds the position of quite independent and having its own performing face creative collective.
Consistently warm reception rendered to the choir by very different audiences may be explained by subtle expressiveness, honesty, emotional elation and expressive performance. Considerable public interest is caused by a variety of concert programs including the best examples of Russian and foreign classics of six centuries, transcriptions of vocal miniatures, folk songs arrangements and pieces of popular music.
Choir has to its credit annual solo concerts at Great hall of Nizhny Novgorod Conservatory, city concert venues and nearby districts of Nizhny Novgorod area venues, participation in collaborative projects of the city creative collectives, numerous guest appearances in Moscow, Kazan, Vladimir, Yaroslavl, Rybinsk, Vologda. The choir is a diploma winner of L. Sivukhin choral festivals, Sheremetev choral assemblies, Rybinsk choral festival dedicated to 100th anniversary of V. Sokolov birthday.
The success of the collective is largely determined by the reigning atmosphere of sincere interest in understanding of all the choral performance secrets, dedication of each and every to the hard work to improve their vocal and choral skills.
Female choir of Nizhny Novgorod Conservatory plays a significant role in training of future choirmasters, being an active participant of annual conductors competitions organized by Nizhny Novgorod Conservatory and the base for conductor’s practice of Conducting department students of Nizhny Novgorod Conservatory.
Art director and main conductor is Nikolay Pokrovsky.
Nikolay Pokrovsky is the head of Choral conducting department of M. Glinka Nizhny Novgorod State Conservatory, professor, art director of Female choir of Nizhny Novgorod State Conservatory.