Anna Aglatova – winner of the 2013 President’s Prize for Young Culture Professionals
The prize was awarded for Anna Aglatova’s contribution to the development of music.
Anna Aglatova is a singer from Stavropol Territory.
Anna Aglatova was born on March 4, 1982, in Kislovodsk. In 2009, she graduated from the Gnesins Russian Music Academy.
In 2005, Ms Aglatova became the youngest soloist of the Academic State Bolshoi Theatre of Russia. She performs the lead parts in practically all the operas staged by the Bolshoi: The Magic Flute by Mozart, Boris Godunov by Musorgsky, Turandot and La Boheme by Puccini, The Love For Three Oranges by Prokofiev, Carmen by Bizet, Faust by Gounod and The Tsar’s Bride by Rimsky-Korsakov. She also frequently gives concerts and is actively involved in charity activities.
Ms Aglatova is the winner of a number of vocal competitions, including the XI National competition of vocalists Bella Voce, where she won the 1st prize in 2003; 3rd prize in the Neue Stimmen International Singing Competition in Germany in 2005; 1st prize in the Nadezhda Obukhova National Festival of Young Vocalists in 2008. She also won the prize of the Bolshoi Theatre’s Supervisory Board for her performance as Martha in The Tsar’s Bride in 2010.
Anton Ivanov — winner of the 2013 President’s Prize for Young Culture Professionals
The prize was awarded for Anton Ivanov’s contribution to the preservation and restoration of historical and cultural monuments.
Anton Ivanov is Deputy Chairman of the Council of the St Petersburg branch of the national public organization National Society for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Monuments (NSPHCM) and CEO of the research, design and production association Soyuzstroirestavratsiya in St Petersburg.
Anton Ivanov was born on October 18, 1979, in Leningrad [St Petersburg]. In 2001, he graduated from St Petersburg State University. As a student, Anton was actively involved in the efforts of several public organisations to restore the Constantine Palace and Peterhoff. As he became head of the NSPHCM’s local branch, Mr Ivanov initiated the restoration of the Strelnya architectural ensemble and the creation of a museum there.
Since 2004, Mr Ivanov has been heading his own restoration company, which took part in restoring the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Smolny Cathedral, the Novgorod open-air museum, the Marble Palace of the Russian Museum, Strelnya, the Alvar Aalto Library in Vyborg and a number of projects for the Russian Orthodox Church, specifically the restoration of the artwork in the Church of the Nativity of the Mother of God at the Staro-Simonovsky Monastery.
Mr Ivanov is actively involved in social and charity work and has published a number of works. In 2005, he was elected Deputy Chairman of the St Petersburg municipal branch of the NSPHCM.
Mr Ivanov is involved in educational activities for connoisseurs of St Petersburg’s cultural heritage and in arranging festivals of amateur films dealing with cultural heritage.
Anton Ivanov is a laureate of the Moscow Restoration Prize, has a letter of acknowledgement from the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation for his efforts to preserve the historical and cultural heritage and a letter of recognition from the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia (2011).
Pavel Matviyets — winner of the 2013 President’s Prize for Young Culture Professionals
The prize was awarded for Pavel Matviyets’ contribution to the development of national museums.
Pavel Matviyets is the Director of the Lipetsk Regional Art Museum.
Mr Matviyets was born on July 14, 1979. In 2001, he graduated from the Lipetsk State Pedagogical University, and in 2008, from the Ilya Repin State Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in St Petersburg.
Mr Matviyets has been working at the Lipetsk Regional Art Gallery since 2007 and became its director in 2011. On his initiative and under his direct supervision the museum established a regular exposition, conducted a scientific inventory and certification of the collection and developed a strategy for its development. The former city estate of Alexander Gubin, a monument of 19th century architecture, was turned into an art gallery. Under his leadership, the museum has been actively involved in archiving efforts and has numerous publications. In 2013, the gallery was reorganised to become the Lipetsk Regional Art Museum.
The Museum is actively reviving the tradition of contacts among various museums in Lipetsk Region. Special attention is focused on work with children. The Lipetsk Museum has implemented a number of outstanding joint projects with several large Russian museums, the Russian Academy of Arts and the Union of Artists of Russia.
In 2012, Pavel Matviyets received a commemorative badge in gratitude for the support of modern Russian art.