Constantine Orbelian

Constantine Orbelian

Performances with the RNO

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

December 2015

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

July 2015

On Tour

26 Sun

Lincoln Theater

Yountville

CA

Location

Program

Offenbach
Overture to "Orpheus in the Underworld"
Mendelssohn
Violin Concerto
Mussorgsky- Shakloviti's aria from "Khovanschina"
Rachmaninov
Aleko's aria from "Aleko"
Tchaikovsky
Dance of the Skomorochs from "The Snow Maiden"
Polonaise from "Yevgeny Onegin"
Tomsky's Ballad from "The Queen of Spades"
Rubinstein
Na Vozdushnom Okeane
Borodin
Prince Igor's aria from "Prince Igor"
Conductor:

Constantine Orbelian

Guest Artists:

Midori, Violin

Ildar Abdrazakov, Bass

Napa Valley Festival del Sole

On Tour

22 Wed

Castello di Amorosa

Calistoga

CA

Program

"Moscow Nights" a concert of Russian Romances
Conductor:

Constantine Orbelian

Napa Valley Festival del Sole

April 2014

In Russia

21 Mon

Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Offenbach
Overture from "Orpheus in the Underworld"
Charpentier
Depuis le Jour, from "Louise"
Giordano
Intermezzo, from “Fedora”
Massne
Gavotte from "Manon"
Manon's aria Adieu notre petite table, from "Manon"
Puccini
Intermezzo, from "Manon Lescaut"
Cilea
Adriana's aria, from "Adriana Lecouvreur"
de Falla
Spanish Dance No. 1, from "La Vida Breve"
Moreno Torroba
La Petenera, from "La Marchenera"
Luna
I Come from Spain, from "The Jewish Boy"
Bernstein
Mambo, from "West Side Story"
Miller
I Know Why (and So Do You)
Arlen
Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Lehár
Wild Roses
Hannah's Song, from "The Merry Widow"
Giuditta's aria, from "Giuditta"
Conductor:

Constantine Orbelian

Guest Artists:

Dinara Alieva, Soprano

Alberto Gazale, Baritone

Saimir Pirgu, Tenor

2013-14 Season

January 2013

In Russia

26 Sat

Kremlin Palace

Moscow

Russia

Location

  • Kremlin Palace
  • Kremlin
  • Time: 6 PM

Program

Anniversary Concert in Honor of the 50th Birthday of Dmitry Hvorostovsky, who will perform solo arias and duets with guest artists from operas by Tchaikovsky, Puccini, Verdi, Donizetti, Gounod, Bizet and Mozart.

Conductor:

Constantine Orbelian

Guest Artists:

Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Baritone

Barbara Frittoli, Soprano

Ramon Vargas, Tenor

Ekaterina Gubanova, Mezzo-soprano

Askar Abdrazakov, Bass

Ildar Abdrazakov, Bass

2012-2013 Season

December 2006

In Russia

04 Mon

State Kremlin Palace

Moscow

Russia

Location

  • State Kremlin Palace
  • Time: 7 PM
  • Tickets

Program

Variations on themes from Armenian national music
Compositions adapted from songs by Deep Purple
Excerpts from film soundtracks, including "Night Watch," "Gladiator" and "The Last Temptation of Christ."
Conductor:

Constantine Orbelian

Guest Artist:

Djivan Gasparyan, Fife

2006-2007 Season

What They’re Saying

"[The] American-Russian Festival Orchestra, featuring distinguished players from the Russian National Orchestra and a number of prominent American orchestras...[conveys] a vital message to our participants and observers, that by working together we can share our musical and historical cultures and increase our understanding of one another."

Athena T. Blackburn

Founding board member, Festival Napa Valley