Mass Choir "500 Voices"

The Mass Choir “500 voices” includes:

Yurlov Russian State Academic Choir
Russian State Chorus named for Sveshnikov
The Grand Choir “Masters of Choral Singing”
Moscow Synodal Choir
Choir of the Shnitke Moscow State Institute of Music
The Academic Choir of Moscow State University
The Men's Choir of the Moscow Engineering Physics Institute
OSU Academic Choir

Performances with the RNO

September 2010

In Russia

12 Sun

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall





St. John of Damascus Cantata
Symphony No. 9

Mikhail Pletnev

Guest Artists:

Moscow State Academic Chamber Choir

Dinara Alieva, Soprano

Evez Bakhashali Abdullayev, Baritone

Mass Choir "500 Voices"

2010 RNO Grand Festival

What They’re Saying

"To present American and Russian musicians performing and teaching together at Festival Napa precisely the kind of effort that sustains vital cultural a critical time for both societies. [This] resonates with the public [and] is meaningful for the musician participants...Cultural diplomacy and music offer alternatives to contention and sustain important linkages between our societies for the long run...Now more than ever we need viable citizen-to-citizen points of contact and dialogue."

James F. Collins (Ambassador Ret.)

Senior Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace