In the choir since 2014
Nikolai Fedorov is a laureate of the “White Acacia” International Russian romance competition (Yoshkar-Ola, 2009) and the “Cantabile” vocal competition (Perm, 2013).
Nikolai Fedorov studied vocal performance at the Izhevsk music college under Nina Varacheva, People’s Artist of the Udmurt Republic. In 2015, he graduated from the Perm State Culture University where he had studied under Valentina Perova, Honoured Artist of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia).
In 2011, he became a member of the Major choir at the Perm State Opera and Ballet Theatre. Since the 2014/2015 season, Nikolai Fedorov has been a member of the musicAeterna choir.
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