Shalyapin Chamber Hall, open in February 2001, is situated in the very centre of Kazan - Epiphany Belfry in Baumann Street.
Owing to the unusual interior and good acoustics, which provide special atmosphere for chamber performance, the hall attracts particular audience.
But Shalyapin Chamber Hall is more than just a concert hall. It is also a small museum of a great singer Fyodor Shalyapin, whose biography is closely connected with Kazan.
The exhibition of his own things, unique records, letters and documents of the time make one feel the atmosphere of life and work of the great artiste and rouse respect for art.
Different excursions, concerts, mono- performances, meetings with famous artists and musicians, photo exhibitions are organized in the Hall. Modern audio, video and special museum equipment gives one an opportunity to listen to music and watch films about Shalyapin.
All these make Shalyapin Chamber Hall a unique modern cultural centre, one of Kazan historical monuments dedicated to Shalyapin. Among such there is a sculpture of F.Shalyapin, the Epiphany Church, in which Fyodor Shalyapin was christened, and the Chamber Hall in Epiphany Belfry built at the time of the artist's staying in Kazan, which combines Orthodox, Muslim, Catholic, Jewish architecture features and is now a symbol of Kazan history and culture.
Shalyapin Chamber Hall
78, Baumann St., Kazan, , Epiphany Belfry
Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation
Tel./fax: +7 (8432) 36 55 63