On January 13, a memorial plaque was opened to the conductor, teacher, People’s Artist of the TASSR and the Russian Federation, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, Professor Fuat Shakirovich Mansurov on the facade of the house where he lived (Karl Marx Street, 23/6).
On January 10, 2023, Fuat Shakirovich would have turned 95 years old.
The head of the Executive Committee of the World Congress of the Tatars Danis Shakirov laid flowers at the memorial plaque. The event was also attended by the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan Irada Ayupova, Executive Director of the Fund for Support of Cultural Development under the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Nuria Khashimova, Head of the Department of Culture of Kazan Azat Abzalov, daughter of Fuat Mansurov and others.
Fuat Shakirovich Mansurov was born January 10, 1928 in Alma–Ata in a Tatar family. He studied and subsequently taught at the Physics and Mathematics Faculty of the Kazakh State University. He graduated from the Alma–Ata State Conservatory. Conductor of the Bolshoi Theater since 1969. Since 1989 – chief conductor and artistic director of the State Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Tatarstan.
Developed and implemented a new method of training orchestral musicians and a system of exercises to adapt to the game in the symphony orchestra. Conducted seminars on the upgrading of skills for conductors on the basis of the museum–apartment NS Golovanov. He created the author’s course “Working with orchestral groups” for students of the conductor’s faculty of the Moscow Conservatory.
Awards and titles: Order of Friendship (2005), People’s Artist of the Russian Federation (1998), Order of Merit for the Republic of Tatarstan (2008), People’s Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan, People’s Artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honorary Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan (2004), Laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Tatarstan. G. Tukaya (1994), winner of the International Herbert von Karajan Youth Orchestra Competition in West Berlin (with the student orchestra of the Moscow Conservatory) (1971), laureate of the Second All–Union Conductors Competition (1966), laureate of the first prize of the Sixth World Festival of Youth and Students in Moscow (1957).
Fuat Mansurov – a man with an interesting fate and extraordinary magnetism of personality. The only Russian conductor academician of the International Academy of Sciences, laureate of international and All–Russian competitions.