In 2011 Dmitry Sinkovsky founded in Moscow the ensemble on period instruments La Voce Strumentale, gathering together musicians winners of international competitions. After years of working together, the musicians created a unique language based on historical temperaments, boundless energy, and impeccable technique, establishing a reputation for possessing a colorful, sharp and charismatic sound.
The ensemble is regular partner of Julia Lezhneva and often joined by special guests as Kristina Mkhitaryan, Julia Mazurova, Luca Pianca, Simone Vallerotonda, and Margret Köll.
La Voce Strumentale performs regularly at the most prestigious venues in Moscow, including Bolshoi Theatre, Zaryadye Hall, Great Hall of the Moscow State Conservatory, Tretyakov Gallery, Aptekarsky Ogorod. The ensemble appeared in the major European concert halls such as Wiener Konzerthaus, Berliner Philharmonie, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid, Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest, and Saint-Petersburg State Philarmonia. Regular guest of renowned festivals, La Voce Strumentale performed at Rheingau Musikfestival, Händel-Festspiele Halle, Schleswig-Holstein Musikfestival, Kissinger Sommer, Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik, Sion Festival, Lucerne Festival, St. Galler Festspiele, Festival de musique Baroque de Ambronay, Eilat Festival in Israel, as well as in concert series in France, Portugal, The Netherlands, and Finland.
In Fall 2019 La Voce Strumentale presented at the Moscow Zaryadye Hall Händel’s oratorio Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno, featuring Julia Lezhneva in the role of Piacere, followed by appereances at the BEMUS Festival in Belgrade and at the Festival Eurasia in Ekaterinburg.
Further plans were stopped by the coronavirus pandemic, and the ensemble returned on the stage of the Zaryadye Hall in November 2020. In 2021 La Voce Strumentale will be guest of a.o. the Berliner Philharmonie, the Dubrovnik and Sion Festival, and the Thüringer Bachwochen, while the debut at the Internationale Magdeburger Telemann-Festtage has been postponed in 2022.
The ensemble released two CD’s under the French label naïve: Vivaldi's Four Seasons (2015) and Bach in Black (2017). Future releases include Songs & Poems, with contemporary music for period instruments composed by Sergey Akhunov under the label Glossa.
Julia Lezhneva, soprano | La Voce Strumentale
- 25. July 2021./ Sunday / 21:30 Rector's Palace Atrium +Tickets