2007-2008 Season

Performances

September 2007

In Russia

04 Tue

Beslan

Russia

Location

  • Time: 12 AM

Program

Mozart
Clarinet Concerto K. 622
Tchaikovsky
Piano Concerto No. 1 (first part)
Symphony No. 5
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

Guest Artists:

Michael Collins, Clarinet

Denis Matsuev, Piano

2007-2008 Season

In Russia

13 Thu

Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

  • Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory
  • Time: 12 AM

Program

Mendelssohn
Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt
Die Hebriden
Midsummer Night's Dream, excerpts
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

2007-2008 Season

October 2007

In Russia

02 Tue

Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Program

Brahms
Piano Concerto No. 2
Schubert
Symphony No. 8 in B-minor (Unfinished), completed by A. Safronov (2007) — Russian premiere
Conductor:

Vladimir Jurowski

Guest Artist:

Nicholas Angelich, Piano

2007-2008 Season

November 2007

In Russia

01 Thu

New Stage of the Bolshoi Theater

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

An evening dedicated to the anniversary of the Culture television channel.

Mendelssohn
Midsummernight's Dream, op. 61, Scherzo
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

2007-2008 Season

In Russia

11 Sun

Orchestrion

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Rashid Kalimulin
Piano Concerto
Symphonic Wall Paintings
Clarinet Concerto
Conductor:

Alexander Sladkovsky

Guest Artists:

Ram Urasin, Piano

Igor Fedorov, Clarinet

2007-2008 Season

In Russia

20 Tue

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Rakhmaninov
Aleko
Francesca da Rimini
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

Guest Artists:

Sergei Leiferkus, Baritone

Olga Trifonova, Soprano

Konstantin Andreev, Tenor

Veronika Dhziioeva, Soprano

Alexei Dolgov, Tenor

Alexei Yakimov, Bass

Yurlov State Academic Choir

2007-2008 Season

December 2007

In Russia

16 Sun

Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Program

Shchedrin
Dialogues with Shostakovich, Symphonic Etudes for Orchestra
Parabola Concertante for cello, strings and kettle drums
Anna Karenina, romantic music
Two Tangos of Albenis
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

Guest Artist:

David Geringas, Cello

2007-2008 Season

In Russia

19 Wed

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Prokofiev
Russian Overture
Piano Concerto No. 3
Ravel
Music from the ballet, Daphnis and Chloe
Conductor:

Vassily Sinaisky

Guest Artists:

Alexei Volodin, Piano

Chamber Choir of the Moscow Conservatory

2007-2008 Season

In Russia

25 Tue

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Tchaikovsky
The Nutcracker
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

Guest Artists:

Oleg Tabakov, Narrator

Students of the Moscow Academic Choreography College

2007-2008 Season

In Russia

26 Wed

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Tchaikovsky
The Nutcracker
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

Guest Artists:

Oleg Tabakov, Narrator

Students of the Moscow Academic Choreography College

2007-2008 Season

In Russia

31 Mon

TBA

Moscow

Russia

Location

  • TBA
  • Time: 12 AM

Program

New Year's Concert
Program to be announced
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

2007-2008 Season

January 2008

In Russia

18 Fri

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Kodaly
Galanta Dances
Haydn
Symphony for Violin, Oboe, Bassoon and Cello with Orchestra
Symphony No. 49 ("La Passione")
Bartok
Music for String, Percussion and Celesta
Conductor:

Vladimir Jurowski

Guest Artists:

Tatiana Porshneva, Violin

Olga Tomilova, Oboe

Alexey Sizov, Bassoon

Alexander Gottgelf, Cello

2007-2008 Season

In Russia

31 Thu

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Wagner
Orchestral music from the operas:
Overture to Rienzi
Prelude to Act 3: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Overture to Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf der Wartburg
Prelude and Isolde's Liebestod, from Tristan and Isolde
Entry of the Gods into Valhalla, from Das Rheingold
Magic Fire Music form Die Walküre
Forest Murmurs from Siegfried
Finale from Götterdämmerung
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

2007-2008 Season

April 2008

In Russia

07 Mon

Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Program

Mahler
Kindertotenlieder
Symphony No. 9
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

Guest Artist:

Charlotte Hellekant, Mezzo-soprano

2007-2008 Season

In Russia

23 Wed

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Sibelius
Pelleas and Melisande
Violin Concerto
Beethoven
Symphony No. 6 (Pastorale)
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

2007-2008 Season

May 2008

In Russia

28 Wed

Arkhangelskoye Estate Museum

Moscow

Russia

Program

Rimsky-Korsakov
May Evening
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

Guest Artists:

Nikolai Baskov, Tenor

Anna Viktorova, Mezzo-soprano

2007-2008 Season

On Tour

17 Sat

Almaty

Location

  • Time: 12 AM

Program

Prokofiev
Peter and the Wolf
Conductor:

Alexander Sladkovsky

Guest Artist:

Oleg Tabakov, Narrator

2007-2008 Season

On Tour

18 Sun

Almaty

Location

  • Time: 12 AM

Program

Brahms
Piano Concerto No. 2
Conductor:

Alexander Sladkovsky

2007-2008 Season

July 2008

In Russia

01 Tue

Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

TBA
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

2007-2008 Season

What They’re Saying

"I saw the greatest orchestra in the world play Friday night. If you think that's hyperbole, ask anyone who was in Yardley Hall that night. The Russian National Orchestra is the Rolls-Royce of orchestras, no ordinary ensemble."

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