Andrey Mdivani is a prominent modern composer who has created
bright pieces in all genres of musical art - ballet, musical
comedy, oratorio, symphony, orchestral pieces and instrumental
concertos, choruses and choruses concertos, chamber instrumental
and vocal masterpieces. Mdivani's works have been recognized by
scientists who studied them, jornalists dedicated their essays
to them; many of his works have been published by All-Union and
Republican houses, in the form of records and for performance
over the radio. The composer's music is performed in not only in
Belarus, but also in Russia, Ukraina, Moldova, Georgia,
Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, England, Ireland,
India, Bulgaria, America, etc.
In each work by the composer we
can easily trace the features of his bright creative
individuality, his unique style with synthesis Slavonic and
Georgian intonation's sources, high professionalism and original
way of thinking. They are in the bright theatrical manner of
writing, in orchestral colourfulness and espressiveness of all
components of musical speech, in fresh creative ideas and
philosophic depth and seriousness of his music. Andrey Mdivani
is advocate of "musical beauty" and the contents, which give "high"
style and elevated spirit to his music .
In every genre
Mdivani told his author's world - the wold of the composer who
is opening new ways for development of modern musical art. In
genre of symphony he was the founder of the national program
symphonism ("Polotsk Manuscripts"), in the genre of music for
folk-orchestra - the founder of the folk-orchestra symphonism ("Memory
of Land"), in the genre of chorus music - the founder of
cathedral singing reviving on the new basis the singing
traditions of the Byzantine culture and Georgian man's singing
("Night Service", "Who is Coming Over There?" to Yanka Kupala
words, sufferings "Saint Russia" to the words of S. Esenin), in
genre of musical comedy - creator of a new genre of musical
comedy uniting the traits of an opera ("Denis Davydov"), in
genre of ballet - the founder of modern ballet, where he told
for the first time to the world about how the Slavs were
christened ("Passions (Rogneda"). The music of the ballet is a
rare combination of beauty and deep thought, bright expression
and elevated feeling. Mdivani's ballet is a new word in the
world musical art. The works by A. Mdivani are the general
panorama of musical epoch and its main events, that is
glorifying the man, peace in the world, has surpassed the
borders of the Fatherland, became the property of the peoples of
other countries and continents by having naturally entered the
context of world artistic culture.
Stage Work: mus. comedy "Denis Davydov"(V.
Solovjov,1982), musical "Mess Mend"(M. Shagynjn, libr. V.
Yakoniuk, 1987), operas "Small Prince" (A. de Saint-Exupery",
libr. V. Yakoniuk, 2004), ballet "Passions (Rogneda)" (libr. V.
Yelyzarjew, 1993: Minsk, Warsaw, Moscow);
Symphonies: I (1969), II (Songs for orchestra,
1971), III (Barocco-style, 1979), IV (Homo sapiens, 1983), V:
for folk orchestra (The Memory of Land, 1984), VI (Polotsk
Manuscripts, 1987), VII (The Northern flowers, 1994), VIII (Terres
trial, 1999), symph.-concerto for violino and orch. (2002),
Choreography music "Shagren" (2006);
pictures and pieces: Ostinato, Slavonic capriccio, Fest,
Holiday, Arachna, Fresko's Christ, Vladimir, Destruction of
Polotsk, symphonic poem: Dialect, Fresko, Festival poem, Khatyn;
Vanka-vstanka (Tilting Doll; Text by E.Evtushenko,1972), Volnost
(Freedom; Text by A. Radishev, 1977);
Work for folk
orchestra: Bulba, Song, Chastushka, Bells, Kryzhatchok,
Yurochka, Folk Plays, At the Cypalle, concerto-poem "Victor
Pomozov"; concerto with orchestra: for cello (1980), for
orchestra (1981), for corni (1986); for string orchestra:
Work for choir:
cycles "Snopotchek", "Vyaselnaya", "Vyaselnaya Zastolnaja";
choruses with Yanka Kupala's, A. Pushkin's, S. Esenin's, M.
Lermontov's, K. Balmont's and other texts (about 120 work), vocal - works, instrumental miniatures, musik for drama, for
radio-theatre, for TV theatre, for cinema, for telefilm.
Прослушать: "Крещендо". Солист Г. Ерохин. Дирижер Б. Райский
Прослушать: "Мамочка моя" Дирижер В. Ровдо
Прослушать: Хоровой концерт "Прымхi". Хор "Зайграю на дудцы". Дирижер В. Ровдо.
Прослушать: "Фрески". Дирижер Ю. Ефимов
Прослушать: "Народные игры" для народного оркестра. Дирижер М. Козинец.
Прослушать: "Россиниана". Дирижер Б. Райский.
Прослушать: "Откройся, Сезам" СловаС. Кирсанова, исполняет Тамара Раевская.