Friday, March 25, 2011

6.1. Press Conference in Almaty

Sandra Powers, Timur Bekbosunov, official, Daniel Corral, official

Timur Bekbosunov

Post by Anne LeBaron; photos by Sandra Powers

I've been able to skype into rehearsals with the orchestra and singers, 13 hour difference but thrilling to hear parts of the cantata being rehearsed so well, transmitted from Almaty to Valencia, CA. At the press conference on March 25, twenty-three journalists attended and conducted many interviews with our artists; also, four TV stations were represented. The Silent Steppe Cantata premiere is scheduled for the evening of March 25 in Almaty, meaning that it already took place and that everyone is partying after midnight there, as I write this at noon! So I'm anxiously awaiting the final report of how everything turned out.

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