In the choir since 2015
Konstantin Pogrebovsky was born in the Udmurt Republic. In 2005, he graduated from the choir and conducting department at the Republican music college in Izhevsk (E. Shishkina’s class). He was later accepted to the conducting faculty at the Popov Choral Arts Academy (prof. V. Safonova’s class). Together with the academy choir, he went on tours to Switzerland, Japan and Germany.
In 2011–2012, Konstantin Pogrebovsky was a member of the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Symphony choir.
Since 2012, Konstantin Pogrebovsky has been a member of the musicAeterna choir.
His repertoire includes the following parts: Misail (“Boris Godunov” by Mussorgsky), Triquet (“Eugene Onegin” by Tchaikovsky), Lopez, the Second Monk (“Betrothal in a Monastery” by Prokofiev), Minstrel (“Maid of Orleans” by Tchaikovsky), Le Doyen (“Cendrillon” by Massenet), Chancellor, April, May, the First Herald (“Twelve Months” by Banevich), Master of Ceremonies (“Queen of Spades” by Tchaikovsky).
musicAeterna choir events
Andreas Moustoukis (b. 1971)
“Liturgy of St. Leontius” for mixed choir (2021)
Im Äther for mixed choir, 4 double basses, electronics, percussion and the ondes Martenot (2023, world premiere)
musicAeterna Choir and Orchestra Soloists
Conductor Vitaly Polonsky
MusicAeterna resident composer Andreas Moustoukis presents the result of his two-year work at Dom Radio. Together with the “Liturgy of St. Leontius”, fragments of which have been repeatedly heard in the concerts by the musicAeterna Choir, on June 6, the world premiere of his new composition – IM ÄTHER (“In Ether”) for mixed choir, 4 double basses, electronics, percussion and the ondes Martenot will take place. This is a micropolyphonic work based on the poems by Paul Celan interspersed with quotations from world cinema.
The author explains the essence of the new work as follows: “Im Äther (στον αιθέρα) is the need to breath out in the stratosphere were the gravitation is low and all the time is becoming one and a single moment of a crystal silence. The past, the present and the future stop to exist between then and now in a violent and compensating ‘why’, they just exist timelessly in the cosmic black as if they were small red shining dots of love, the tears of eternity.”
Photo: Selena Zhigulskaya