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Friday, December 9, 2016

Sergey Nikitin, Oleg Mityaev and chose the best of the singing kids


“We will verify our songs, my old comrade, as compare the main clock”, – the words of the song of Vladimir Lancberg performed by all the participants of the gala concert at the age of 4 to 16 in Moscow ended the Sixth festival of children’s art song “Listen and tell”.


photo: Olga Demidova

The best singers were awarded with guitars – the next time had the opportunity to take part in the nomination “the best performer”. The best performers with trips to the legendary camp “Artek”. To choose the best of hundreds of talented children is not an easy task. Members of the jury including such stars as bard the people’s artist Oleg Mityaev, Galina Homchik and Alexander Pinegin, chaired by the honored worker of arts of Sergey Nikitin puzzled three qualifying round.

Special prize “For artistry and the staging of the concert” got Kate and Zach Voloshko, 10 and 7 years, not only sang, but also splashable “Primitive song” in the costumes of the latest fashion trends of the Paleolithic: a brother in the skin of a mammoth and with the digging stick, sister – in “glamorous” leopard flap. Awarded the boys himself the author of the song – Alexander Pinegin.

In the nomination “Singer” of the twelve finalists with the title of laureates of the festival were awarded two – third-grader Nicole Sarkisian with a song Okudzhava’s “a blue sky” from the movie “the adventures of Pinocchio” and one of the youngest participants of the contest – Nikita Demidov 7 years, the hall exploded incendiary “Amazon” from the animated film the tale of Kipling, “Where did the armadillos”. Not without its oddities:

– Rudyard Kipling, music… also from Rudyard Kipling suddenly introduced to your baby before going on stage and then repeating, lest we forget, authors and words, and translation, and music.

However, the jury did not rebuke the future first-graders for a reservation and laughing he agreed that the musician Kipling certainly was good.

Grand Prix of the festival received the student of theatrical College named after Filatov, Maxim hot wind of nine years. The song “Bulldog and taksik” the music of Sergei Nikitin on poems of Daniil Kharms in his performance turned into a mini solo performance.

Honorary member of the jury of the festival Oleg Mityaev, from whose hands he received the award for young performer of his songs “the Magic house” Irina Kasyanova, confessed to the journalist “MK” that can not for themselves to pick out one of the guys:

– Here are all talented, the others I just haven’t seen. The children sing such wonderful songs – I haven’t heard those songs! Where no listen – on radio, on TV there, and songs – is. I would like to remember these songs and listened to as many people as possible.

Is a unique project, which needs to grow and develop further, so that more children got the opportunity to show your talent here, – tells the Deputy chief of Department of state policy in the sphere of education of children and youth Gulnara Toleulova.

The Creator of the unique children’s competition of art song – a well-known singer Elena Reshetnyak, a former physics teacher.

In 6 years of existence of festival it was attended by more than 2,500 children from 800 schools of Moscow and Moscow region. Next year the children’s festival of art song “Listen and tell” will already be Russian.

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