A Rare Interview with Mikhail Pletnev
A Rare Interview with Mikhail Pletnev

In August and September, RNO Founder and Artistic Director Mikhail Pletnev led the orchestra in several performances at the InClassica International Music Festival, which for the first time in its 10-year history was held in Dubai. Pletnev sat down for a rare interview with TASS, and talked about the RNO's performances in Dubai, as well as his vision for classical music.

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Upcoming Concerts

October 2021

In Russia

30 Sat

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Dimitris Botinis

Program

Brahms
Piano Concerto no.2 in B-flat Major, op.83
R. Strauss
"Also sprach Zarathustra"
Conductor:

Dimitris Botinis

Guest Artist:

Valery Afanassiev, Piano

2021-2022 Season

November 2021

On Tour

09 Tue

Alte Oper Frankfurt

Frankfurt

Germany

Location

Kristjan Järvi

Program

Borodin
"In the Steppes of Central Asia"
Saint-Saëns
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, op.22
Tchaikovsky
"Swan Lake," concert suite arranged by Kristjan Järvi
Conductor:

Kristjan Järvi

Guest Artist:

Mikhail Pletnev

2021 Germany Tour

On Tour

10 Wed

Konzerthaus Freiburg

Freiburg

Germany

Location

Kristjan Järvi

Program

Borodin
"In the Steppes of Central Asia"
Saint-Saëns
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, op.22
Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 4 in F minor, op.36
Conductor:

Kristjan Järvi

Guest Artist:

Mikhail Pletnev

2021 Germany Tour

On Tour

12 Fri

Kölner Philharmonie

Freiburg

Germany

Location

Kristjan Järvi

Program

Borodin
"In the Steppes of Central Asia"
Saint-Saëns
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, op.22
Tchaikovsky
"Swan Lake," concert suite arranged by Kristjan Järvi
Conductor:

Kristjan Järvi

Guest Artist:

Mikhail Pletnev

2021 Germany Tour

On Tour

13 Sat

Tonhalle

Düsseldorf

Germany

Location

Kristjan Järvi

Program

Borodin
"In the Steppes of Central Asia"
Saint-Saëns
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, op.22
Tchaikovsky
"Swan Lake," concert suite arranged by Kristjan Järvi
Conductor:

Kristjan Järvi

Guest Artist:

Mikhail Pletnev

2021 Germany Tour

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A Rare Interview with Mikhail Pletnev

A Rare Interview with Mikhail Pletnev

In August and September, RNO Founder and Artistic Director Mikhail Pletnev led the orchestra in several performances at the InClassica International Music Festival, which for the first time in its 10-year history was held in Dubai. Pletnev sat down for a rare interview with TASS, and talked about the RNO's performances in Dubai, as well as his vision for classical music.

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RNO Soloists Record Brahms Trio

RNO Soloists Record Brahms Trio

Three RNO musicians have recorded and published a recording of Brahms' Trio for Piano, Violin, and Horn, Op. 40.

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RNO Performs at InClassica 2021

RNO Performs at InClassica 2021

In August and September the Russian National Orchestra performed at the international classical music festival InClassica.

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RNO Reaches for the Stars for Scriabin's Birthday

RNO Reaches for the Stars for Scriabin's Birthday

The Russian National Orchestra is teaming up with Kultura TV to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Alexander Scriabin's birth.

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Vyacheslav Pachkayev: Present at the Creation

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It is with great sadness that the RNO notes the passing of a superb artist and a musician who has been with the RNO since its very beginning. Vyacheslav Pavlovich Pachkayev, a trombonist, passed away in June.

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