THE VON MECK FOUNDATION
International charitable foundation named after Nadezhda Filaretovna von Meck (Tchaikovsky's best friend and patroness)
Established in Moscow in 2019 by the von Meck family.
The mission of the Foundation is education and charity.
The main objectives of the Foundation:
1) Following the good deeds of Nadezhda von Meck - helping to develop young talents;
2) Popularization of knowledge about the life and work of P.I. Tchaikovsky;
3) The study of other different social and charitable activities of Nadezhda von Meck's children and their popularization in order to find modern like-minded people to continue them.
Several books have been published with the support of the von Meck Foundation and the list is growing.
a) Brochure "The reasons for the end of the correspondence between Tchaikovsky and von Meck. In the memories of loved ones";
b) The memoirs of Galina von Meck (Tchaikovsky's grand-niece) "As I Remember Them;"
c) Tchaikovsky's Spiritual Journey;
d) Tchaikovsky's biography;
e) The von Meck almanacs on music, history, and significant people.
Other projects include:
The televised film "Tchaikovsky - von Meck. A story with a continuation."
Monthly musical and literary compositions based on the letters of Tchaikovsky - von Meck in Moscow with genealogical and historical comments.
Exhibitions of private collections of Denis von Meck: "Tchaikovsky in the art of medal" (more than 150 coins & medals from 20 countries of the world) and "Such a different Tchaikovsky" - busts, portraits, and bas-reliefs from many countries of the world.
Lectures and presentations that give a better understanding of the Russian empire's environment of entrepreneurship, nobility, charity in the 19th and early 20th century are held on a regular basis in museums, libraries, and at conferences. One example from Moscow State Conservatory see here
The establishment of Tchaikovsky-fanbase associations in different countries, as well as an association of musical schools named after Peter Tchaikovsky.
In the foreseeable future: the translation of correspondence between Tchaikovsky and von Meck. There are more than 1200 letters, comprising the largest epistolary legacy in the history of Russia. In these letters encompassing almost 15 years of exchange, you can learn about the relationship between society and the authorities, about the traditions in the family of the mid-19th century, on the relationship between society and religion, educational institutions, economy, wars, and the history of Russia.
The foundation has a constantly developing website and pages on all social networks.
The Foundation carries out monthly quizzes with prizes: free concert tickets & books.
WE WILL BE GLAD TO COOPERATE WITH YOU!
Tel: + 7-985-233-65-25 (WhatsApp, Viber, WeChat, Signal, Telegram)
President of the Foundation Denis von Meck
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