Moscow Synodal Choir

Performances with the RNO

October 2017

In Russia

02 Mon

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Dargomyzhsky
Rusalka opera in a concert performance
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

Guest Artists:

Moscow Synodal Choir

Zarina Abaeva, Soprano

Pyotr Migunov, Bass

Boris Rudak, Tenor

Polina Shamayeva, Mezzo-soprano

Yana Besyadynskaya, Soprano

Nikita Tursky, Baritone

2017 RNO Grand Festival

September 2017

In Russia

11 Mon

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Bizet
Suite from "The Girl from Arles" ("L'Arlesienne"), arr. M.Pletnev
Ravel
Concerto No.1 in G Major for Piano and Orchestra (for two hands)
"Daphnis and Chloe"
Scriabin
"Prometheus: Poem of Fire"
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

Guest Artists:

Lucas Debargue, Piano

Moscow Synodal Choir

2017 RNO Grand Festival

January 2017

In Russia

12 Thu

Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Mozart
Symphony no. 41 in C-major («Jupiter»), K. 551
Beethoven
Cantata on the Death of Emperor Joseph II
Conductor:

Alexander Rudin

Guest Artists:

Anastasia Shchegoleva, Soprano

Dmitry Orlov, Bass

Moscow Synodal Choir

2016-2017 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

April 2014

In Russia

28 Mon

Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Easter Concert Commemorating 30 Years of Creative Activity by Metropolitan Illarion (Alfeyev)

"Songs of Death," for voice and piano (1984)
"Allow My Prayer," for male trio (1987)
"Now the Powers of Heaven," for male choir (1989)
"Repose of the Soul," (2006)
"Thou Hast Redeemed Us from the Curse of the Law," (2006)
"Blessed" (from The Divine Liturgy)
"Litany of Fervent Supplication" (from Liturgy No. 2)
"We Praise Thee" (from The Divine Liturgy)
"Truly Worthy" (from The Divine Liturgy)
"Quiet Light" (from Vigil)
"Polyelaion" (from Vigil)
"Great Doxology" (from Vigil)
"Thy Cross: (from St. Matthew's Passion)
"God With Us" (from Christmas Oratorio)
"Stabat Mater"
"O God, Cleanse Me" (from St. Matthew's Passion)
"Cry of Rachel" (from Christmas Oratorio)
Fugue on a theme by Bach
"Song of Ascents"
Guest Artists:

Moscow Synodal Choir

Yurlov State Academic Choir

Sretensky Monastery Choir

2013-14 Season

On Tour

15 Tue

Cathedral Sagrada Familia

Barcelona

Location

Program

Hilarion Alfeyev
St. Matthew's Passion
Conductor:

Mischa Damev

Guest Artists:

Zhalya Ismailova, Soprano

Vesselina Kazarova, Mezzo-soprano

Sergey Romanovsky, Tenor

Alexey Tikhomirov, Bass

Moscow Synodal Choir

2014 European Tours

November 2012

In Russia

20 Tue

Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

B. Grebenshchikov, A. Mikita
Seven Songs About God ~ Oratorio for Soloists, Choir and Orchestra (Debut)
Conductor:

Alexei Puzakov

Guest Artists:

Naira Asatryan, Soprano

Stanislav Mostovoy, Tenor

Russian State Chorus named for Sveshnikov

Moscow Synodal Choir

Athos Choir "Philafonite"

2012-2013 Season

April 2012

In Russia

09 Mon

Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Tcherepnin
The Descent of the Virgin Mary to Hell, oratorio for choir and orchestra
Golovanov
Thy Resurrection, Christ Our Savior
Weep Not For Me, Mother
We Hymn Thee
Gladsome Light

Soloists
Anton Zaraev (baritone)
Nadezhda Smirnova (soprano)
Olga Umanova (soprano)
Polina Shamaeva (mezzo-soprano)
Sergei Osovin (tenor)
Vladimir Lebedev (bass)
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

Guest Artist:

Moscow Synodal Choir

2011-2012 Season

March 2010

On Tour

26 Fri

Hagia Irina Church Museum

Istanbul

Location

  • Hagia Irina Church Museum
  • Time: 12 AM

Program

Three Romes Cycle
Metropolitan Illarion (Alfeyev)
The Passion of St. Matthew
Conductor:

Alexei Puzakov

Guest Artist:

Moscow Synodal Choir

2010 Europe Spring Tour

In Russia

25 Thu

Cathedral of Christ the Savior

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Three Romes Cycle
Metropolitan Illarion (Alfeyev)
The Passion of St. Matthew
Conductor:

Alexei Puzakov

Guest Artists:

Moscow Synodal Choir

Anastasia Belukova, Soprano

Olga Poltoratskaya, Soprano

Georgy Vasiliev, Tenor

Yevgeny Stavinsky, Bass

2009-2010 Season

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