Petr Gekker

Petr Gekker Petr Gekker born1945 in Rostov-on-Don(March,15).1959 finishes musical school.1963 finishes musical college.1971 graduated the Leningrad State conservatory(Academia),Composer Department(under professor V. Tsytovitch).1976 joins the USSR composer's Union.1979 premier of the ballet “Khaya-Mergen” in State Dance Ensemble “Sayany”(choreographer V. Kamkov.)1981participates in the 17 InternFest “LMS” “Concert of instr. Variety music”, soloists M. Bezverkhmiy, M. Gantvarg, conductor S. Gorkovenko.1982 prize-winner VI Composition competition in symphonic genre: “Spring games”. 1983 participates in 19 InternFest “LMS”, performance “Chukchi Suite” for Symphony orchestra, conductor V. Chernushenko.1986 premier of the ballet “Cham”(choreograph G. Aleksidze).1989 Recital at Tuva State Theatre, presentation of simphony and chamber woks. 1991 performance “Sonata-fantasy”for clarinet and piano (A. Kazakov, N. Arzumanova).1992 performance of “Concert for Violin, strings and cembalo” conductor R. Martinov, soloist M. Gantvarg. 1993 performance cantata “Yerushalayim” for boy's choir, man's choir and chamber orchestra.(conductor A. Shteinlucht, soloist B. Finkelschtein.)
1995 participates in the InternFest “Moscow Autumn”.1998 performance “Sweet than Myrrh and wine” -quartet-fantasia for clarinet, violin, celle and piano(E. Berdnikova, M. Kullyk, F. Ponomarenko, N. Arzumanova).2000 Concert-portrait of symphony music at the Beloselsky-Belozersky Concert Hall (Spb) Conductor S.Gorkovenko. Soloists – M.Gantvarg, G.Rysina.
2002Premier of the cycle “Three Jewish (iddish) somgs for soprano and symphony orchestra (Capella symphony Orchestra, conductor A. Chernushenko, soloist S. Yalysheva). 2003 performance Piano cycle “Tsu der hupe”- 7pictures from the Jewish wedding (N. Arzumanova).
2004 premier of “Concert for clarinet and symphony orchestra', conductor V. Petrenko, solist A. Kazakov. 2005 Resital in St.-Petersburg Small Philharmonic Hall. Performers: S. Roldugin,
O. Bezinskykh, G. Rysina, M/ Gantvarg, S. Yalysheva. Participates in the Intern. Musicalfest
“Moscow Autumn”. 2006: quintet for winds “Jewish Wedding”. 2007 performance cycle “Biblical mosaic” for Chamber Choir, conductor J. Khutoretskaya. 2008 performanse “Capriccio” for violin and symphony orchestra (Capella State Symphony Orchestra, conductor A. Titov, soloist – M. Gantvarg. 2009 “Legends of Qumran Caves”- for symphony orchestra, performance State Symphony Orchestra, conductor A. Titov. 2010: Vocal cycle “Lyrical Pages” for soprano and piano to the verses by A. Maikov and M. Tsvetaeva, performers O. Krupnova, K. Isaeva.
2012: Suite from Opera “Damned Apostle”, libretto Yu. Dimitrin. Vocal-symphonic Suite. Soloists – Irina Vasilieva, D. Nelasov, P. Cherkasov. 2013: premier “Elegy” (in memory of V. Tsytovitch) for
violin, viola, strings, percussion, celesta and harp” Conductor A. Titov, soloists – V. Stopichev, M. Gantvarg. 2014: performance “Trio for clarinet, cello and piano”. Performers: V. Papyrin, Y. Rozovskaya, M. Danilova. 2015: Mariinskiy Theatre: Premier opera “Damned Apostle”.
2017: “Feast in Time of Plague”. Triptich for Soprano, Tenore, mixed choir and symphony orchestra. Capella SPB. Conductor A. Titov. Soloists: E. Shimanovich, A. Mihailov.
pgekker@yandex.ru

Compositions

TitleCategoriesSerial  
Ave Maria, for Voice and Piano
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Chamber Music / Ensemble, Vocal4606 Click to View Details
Biblical mosaic, cycle for mixed choir a cappella
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Choir4605 Click to View Details
Christmass Day, for Voice and Symphony Orchestra
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Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Music / Ensemble, Solo voice(s), Voice and Orchestra4604 Click to View Details
Come together, for Symphony orchestra and rock section
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Symphony Orchestra4603 Click to View Details
Concertino for 2 Clarinets Solo and Chamber Symphony Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Solo instrument(s) + Orchestra4590 Click to View Details
Elegy, for Violin solo, Viola sola, strings, percussion, celesta and harp
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Solo instrument(s) + Orchestra, String Orchestra4591 Click to View Details
Fantasia-Quartet, for Clainet, Violin, Cello and Piano
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Chamber Music / Ensemble4588 Click to View Details
Four Yellow ballads, to verses by F.G. Lorca, for voice and piano Chamber Music / Ensemble, Vocal4607 Click to View Details
Spring games, Suite for piano and chamber orchestra in 3 parts
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Chamber Orchestra, Solo instrument(s) + Orchestra4586 Click to View Details
Two violins, Composition for two violins solo and instrumental ensemble in three parts
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Chamber Music / Ensemble, Solo instrument(s) + Orchestra4587 Click to View Details