"To every musician, being selected and later awarded by a Competition such as Tchaikovsky’s is a dream come true. It is a crucial step which rewards many years of solitary hard work and opens the doors to a rich career, filled with magical encounters with the public and many other artists. medici.tv is very happy to make all these wonderful musicians known worldwide, as they will give their best during 18 days to convince the demanding and prestigious jury members. We wish them the best and are proud to contribute to the blossoming of their success."
"It will also be a wonderful opportunity for medici.tv to celebrate the 175th Anniversary of Tchaikovsky’s birth with a complete month of celebration on our channel, including reference performances of artists such as Valery Gergiev, Claudio Abbado, Yuri Temirkanov, Evgeny Mravinsky, Martha Argerich, Daniil Trifonov, Denis Matsuev, Joshua Bell, Mstislav Rostropovich…"
Picture: Valery Gergiev's Facebook page (go follow).