2015-16 Season

Performances

September 2015

In Russia

30 Wed

Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto
Beethoven
Symphony No. 5
Conductor:

Alan Buribaev

Guest Artist:

Sergei Krylov, Violin

2015-16 Season

October 2015

In Russia

08 Thu

Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Britten
War Requiem, Op. 66
Conductor:

Martyn Brabbins

Guest Artists:

Moscow Synodal Choir

Yurlov State Academic Choir

Svetlana Kasyan, Soprano

Dominic Armstrong, Tenor

Stephan Genz, Baritone

2015-16 Season

In Russia

17 Sat

Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Verdi
La Traviata (opera in concert performance)
Conductor:

Fabio Mastrangelo

Guest Artists:

Dinara Alieva, Soprano

Stefano Secco, Tenor

Vasily Ladyuk, Baritone

Great Academic Choir “Masters of Choral Singing”

2015-16 Season

In Russia

28 Wed

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Dobrinka Tabakova
Suite in the Old Style for Viola and Orchestra
Mozart
Symphony No. 29, in A major
Brahms
Serenada No. 1 for Orchestra
Conductor:

Maxim Rysanov

Guest Artist:

Maxim Rysanov, Viola

2015-16 Season

November 2015

In Russia

01 Sun

Great Hall, Philharmonic

Krasnoyarsk

Russia

Location

Program

Rimsky-Korsakov
Kashchei the Immortal (opera in concert performance)
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

Guest Artists:

Mikhail Gubsky, Tenor

Anastasia Moskvina, Soprano

Ksenia Vyaznikova, Mezzo-soprano

Boris Dyakov, Baritone

Dmitry Skorikov, Bass

Choir of the Krasnoyarsk College of Arts

2015-16 Season

In Russia

05 Thu

Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Denis Matsuev and Friends

Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, op. 37
Karlowicz
"Rebirth" Symphony in E-minor, op. 7
Liszt
Danse Macabre for Piano and Orchestra
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

Guest Artist:

Denis Matsuev, Piano

2015-16 Season

In Russia

21 Sat

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Mozart
Symphony No. 41, "Jupiter," in C major, K. 551
Strauss
Also Sprach Zarathustra, op. 30
Conductor:

Tomas Netopil

2015-16 Season

In Russia

15 Sun

Orchestrion

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Prokofiev
Peter and the Wolf (a musical tale for symphonic orchestra and narrator)
Conductor:

Mikhail Granovsky

Guest Artist:

Alexander Oleshko, Narrator

2015-16 Season

In Russia

27 Fri

Philharmonic-2 Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

  • Philharmonic-2 Concert Hall
  • Time: 7 PM

Program

Shostakovich
Romance (suite from the film "The Gadfly" ("Ovod"), op.97a)
Symphony No. 5 in D-minor, op.47
Chopin
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F-minor op.21
Conductor:

Mikhail Granovsky

Guest Artists:

Maxim Khokholkov, Violin

Dmitry Karpov, Piano

2015-16 Season

December 2015

In Russia

12 Sat

Philharmonic-2 Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

  • Philharmonic-2 Concert Hall
  • Time: 7 PM

Program

Tchaikovsky
Piano Concerto No. 1
Symphony No. 5
Conductor:

Vladislav Lavrik

Guest Artist:

Dmitry Shishkin, Piano

2015-16 Season

In Russia

25 Fri

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Rachmaninov
Piano Concerto No. 2
Karlowicz
Symphonic poem "Stanislaw i Anna Oswiecimowie", Op.12
Symphonic poem "A Sorrowful Tale (Preludes to Eternity)", Op.13
Symphonic poem "Lithuanian Rhapsody", Op.11.
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

Guest Artist:

Nikolai Lugansky, Piano

2015-16 Season

In Russia

31 Thu

Small Hall, Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

New Year's Jazz with the Russian National Orchestra

Works by Ellington, Brubeck, Bolling, Artremyev and Rachmaninov
Guest Artists:

Igor Butman, Saxophone

Vadim Eilenkrig, Trumpet

Vladislav Lavrik, Trumpet

Maxim Rubtsov, Flute

RNO Wind Quintet

RNO String Quartet

2015-16 Season

In Russia

31 Thu

Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

New Year's with the RNO

Mozart
Piano Concerto No. 26 in D major, kv537
Missa solemnis in C major, kv.337
Overture to "The Abduction from the Seraglio"
Conductor:

Alexander Sladkovsky

Guest Artists:

Mikhail Pletnev

Kristina Mkhitaryan, Soprano

Alexandra Kadurina, Mezzo-soprano

Yaroslav Abaimov, Tenor

Oleg Tsybulko, Bass

Intrada Vocal Ensemble

2015-16 Season

In Russia

27 Sun

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Selected opera arias
Conductor:

Constantine Orbelian

Guest Artist:

Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Baritone

2015-16 Season

November 2015

In Russia

30 Mon

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Opening ceremony of the 16th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'The Nutcracker'.

2015-16 Season

December 2015

In Russia

07 Mon

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Closing ceremony of the 16th International Television Contest for Young Musicians 'The Nutcracker'.

2015-16 Season

January 2016

In Russia

15 Fri

Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Tchaikovsky
Selections from The Nutcracker ballet, in 3D
Scriabin
The Poem of Ecstasy

Part of the Project "Classical Music in 3D"

Conductor:

Dmitry Kryukov

2015-16 Season

In Russia

24 Sun

Orchestrion

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Pospelov
Peter and the Wolf 2
Conductor:

Vladislav Lavrik

Guest Artist:

Alexander Oleshko, Narrator

2015-16 Season

February 2016

In Russia

06 Sat

Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Wagner
Siegfried Idyll
Mahler
Symphony No. 5, G major
Conductor:

Jesús Lopez Còbos

Guest Artists:

Anna Krainikova, Soprano

Ksenia Vyaznikova, Mezzo-soprano

Igor Morozov, Tenor

Maxim Kuzmin-Karavayev, Bass

Popov Academy of Choral Arts Choir, Alexei Petrov, artistic director

2015-16 Season

March 2016

In Russia

27 Sun

Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Seventh Annual Mstislav Rostropovich Festival

Mozart
Requiem in D minor, K.626
Conductor:

Massimo Zanetti

Guest Artists:

Barbara Frittoli, Soprano

Daniela Barcellona, Mezzo-soprano

Ramon Vargas, Tenor

Ildebrando D'Arcangelo, Bass-baritone

Yurlov State Academic Choir

2015-16 Season

In Russia

29 Tue

Philharmonia-2 Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Mozart
Overture from "The Magic Flute"
In uomini, in soldati (Despina's aria from "Cosi Fan Tutte")
Voi avete un cor Fedele (K.217)
Vorrei spiegarvi, o Dio (K.418)
Durch Zartlichkeit und Schmeicheln (Blondchen's aria from "Abduction from the Seraglio")
Ah, ich Fühl's (Pamina's aria from the opera "The Magic Flute")
Nehmt meinen Dank (K.383)
Symphony No. 40 (K.550) in G minor
Conductor:

Sergey Polyanichko

Guest Artist:

Anastasia Belukova, Soprano

2015-16 Season

April 2016

In Russia

03 Sun

Orchestrion

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Beintus
Wolf Tracks
Conductor:

Sergey Polyanichko

Guest Artist:

Alexander Oleshko, Narrator

2015-16 Season

In Russia

09 Sat

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Glazunov
Symphony No. 7 in F major, Op. 77, "Pastoral"
Shostakovich
Symphony No. 10
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

2015-16 Season

In Russia

16 Sat

Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Schumann
Das Paradies und die Peri, Op. 50
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

Guest Artist:

Popov Academy of Choral Arts Choir, Alexei Petrov, artistic director

2015-16 Season

June 2016

In Russia

06 Mon

Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Stravinsky
The Rite of Spring
Conductor:

Alain Altinoglu

2015-16 Season

April 2016

In Russia

21 Thu

Vrubel Hall, Tretyakov Gallery

Moscow

Russia

Location

  • Vrubel Hall, Tretyakov Gallery
  • Time: 5 PM

Program

Concert Dedicated to the Anniversary of the Tragedy at Chernobyl

Vivaldi
Allegro from the Concerto for Two Trumpets and Strings
von Weber
Andante and Rondo Hungarian for Bassoon and Orchestra
Tchaikovsky
Waltz from Serenade for Strings
Posse
Variations on The Carnival of Venice (for harp and strings)
Haydn
Symphony no.45 in F-sharp minor ("Farewell")
Conductor:

Vladislav Lavrik

Guest Artists:

Andrei Shamidanov, Bassoon

Leonid Korkin, Trumpet

Konstantin Grigoryev, Trumpet

Alexandra Tikhonova, Harp

2015-16 Season

June 2016

In Russia

01 Wed

Bolshoi Theater

Moscow

Russia

Program

Benefit Concert: Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Friends for Children

Rimsky-Korsakov
Procession of the Nobles from the opera Mlada
Tchaikovsky
The Ballad of Tomsk from the opera The Queen of Spades
Gounod
Faust's Aria (Salut Demure chaste et pure!) from the opera Faust
Verdi
Attila's aria from the opera Attila
Bizet
Prelude from the opera Carmen
Gypsy song from the opera Carmen
Verdi
Gypsy Chorus from The Troubadour opera
Puccini
Intermezzo from the opera "Manon Lescaut"
Rodolfo's aria ("Che gelida manina") and Duet of Mimi and Rodolfo ("O soave fanciulla") from the opera La Boheme
Verdi
Leonora's cavatina ("Tacea la notte placida") and Cabaletta from the opera Troubadour
Prelude to the Second Act of the opera A Masked Ball
Bellini
Duet of Giorgio and Riccardo ("Suoni la Tromba") from the opera The Puritans (I Puritani)
Conductor:

Constantine Orbelian

Guest Artists:

Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Baritone

Ildar Abdrazakov, Bass

Dinara Alieva, Soprano

Yulia Mazurova, Mezzo-soprano

Stephen Costello, Tenor

Great Academic Choir “Masters of Choral Singing”

2015-16 Season

August 2016

In Russia

24 Wed

The Green Theater, VDNKh

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Maria Chernova
One Dream
Bartok
Concerto for Orchestra
Conductor:

Timur Zangiev

2015-16 Season

In Russia

25 Thu

The Green Theater, VDNKh

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Denis Khorov
"Komma. Voice" for symphony orchestra and mezzo-soprano
Rachmaninov
Symphonic poem Isle of the Dead
Stravinsky
The Firebird (1945)
Conductor:

Vladislav Lavrik

Guest Artist:

Eugenia Kuznetsova, Mezzo-soprano

2015-16 Season

In Russia

27 Sat

Teatralnaya Square

Moscow

Russia

Location

  • Teatralnaya Square
  • Time: 7 PM

Program

Outdoor concert in the context of "Movie Night"

Movie Music
Conductor:

Vladislav Lavrik

Guest Artists:

Denis Matsuev, Piano

Yevgeny Mironov, Narrator

2015-16 Season

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