Dear music lovers, we are happy to tell you that we have prepared the program of the 14th Northern Flowers international chamber music festival. It will be opened at Rimsky-Korsakov’s birthplace in the lovely Russian town of Tikhvin with a concert in the composer’s Home Museum on October 2, to be finished in Sheremetev Palace, St. Petersburg, on October 27. The festival’s ten concerts will be held in St. Petersburg, Veliky Novgorod, Petrozavodsk, Gatchina, and Tikhvin. The guest performers of The Northern Flowers will be Norwegian pianist Nils Mortensen, Swedish guitarist Georg Gulyas, the Czech Piano Trio from Prague, pianist Bertrand Giraud of Paris, an ensemble of soloists of the St. Petersburg Academic Symphony Orchestra, women’s choir of the Rimsky-Korsakov Musical College, Symphony Orchestra of the Karelian Philharmonic, singer Mila Shkirtil of St. Petersburg – and pianist and conductor Yuri Serov, artistic director of The Northern Flowers. See you at the festival’s concerts!