On April 9th, 2014, the Musical Olympus Foundation celebrated its eighth annual Musical Olympus Festival, at Carnegie Hall in New York.
Igor Eliseev, received the "Audience Favorite Award" for his incredible talent on the double-bass.
The Audience Prize is a unique silver piece created by Vladimir Mikhailov. Participating artists included: Marc Bouchkov (France, violin), Rémi Geniet (France, piano), Igor Eliseev (Russia, double bass), Nathalie Mittelbach (Switzerland, mezzo-soprano) and Vassilena Serafimova (Bulgaria, percussion). The innovative program included works by Bottesini, Bruch, Haydn, Rachmaninoff, Brahms, and Bizet.
Meet the musicians who were featured at the 2014 concert:
The Musical Olympus Foundation was honored in Washington DC with a 2013 Silver Archer Award for its excellence in contributing to the development of international cultural, economic and social relations and Russia's integration into the global communication area.