Svetlana Paramonova

Harp

Principal

Svetlana Paramonova

Svetlana Paramonova graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory in 1983, having studied under Professor Vera Dulova. While still a student, Paramonova was invited to play with the orchestra of the Bolshoi Theater, where she performed important parts in leading operas and ballets.

Beginning in 1983, Paramonova was a soloist with the State Symphonic Orchestra of the USSR Ministry of Culture (Gennady Rozhdestvensky, chief conductor). In 1988, she was awarded a diploma at the USSR International Music Festival, and in 1990 became a soloist with the Soviet Festival Orchestra. She joined the Russian National Orchestra in 1994.

Svetlana Paramonova is in demand as a soloist and regularly takes part in chamber music evenings in Moscow and other Russian cities, and at international music festivals. With the RNO, she has performed the most famous harp solos in the classical and contemporary orchestral repertoires. She also performs with the RNO's chamber ensembles in duets, trios, and other formations. She has been featured in numerous recordings with the RNO and is preparing a solo CD.

Mozart, Concerto for Flute, Harp and Orchestra in C major, KV 299
Performed at the RNO Grand Festival in Moscow, Sept 9, 2009, Mikhail Pletnev conductor, Soloists Maxim Rubtsov (flute) and Svetlana Paramonova (harp)
1. Allegro 10:31 Play/Download
2. Andantino 8:40 Play/Download
3. Rondo 7:01 Play/Download

Performances with the RNO

March 2014

In Russia

01 Sat

Orchestrion

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Masterpieces and Hits
Mendelssohn
Symphony No. 3, op 56, A minor ("Scottish")
Ravel
La Valse
Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and String Quartet
Conductor:

Andrey Rubtsov

Guest Artist:

Svetlana Paramonova, Harp

2013-14 Season

September 2009

In Russia

09 Wed

Bolshoi Theater

Moscow

Russia

Location

Program

Mozart
Concerto for Flute and Harp
Gran Partita
Gliere
Horn Concerto
Scriabin
Poeme d’extase
Conductor:

Mikhail Pletnev

Guest Artists:

Michael Collins, Clarinet

Maxim Rubtsov, Flute

Svetlana Paramonova, Harp

Vladislav Lavrik, Trumpet

Alexey Serov, French Horn

RNO 2009 Grand Festival

July 2005

On Tour

31 Sun

Lincoln Theater

Yountville

CA

Location

Program

Liadov
Three Fairy Tales:
Baba Yaga
The Enchanted Lake
Kikimora
Tchaikovsky
Romeo and Juliet Overture - Fantasy (1880 version)
Rimsky-Korsakov
Scheherazade
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Guest Artists:

Svetlana Paramonova, Harp

Tatiana Porshneva, Violin

Summer 2005 RNO-Grove Street Winery Concert Series

On Tour

29 Fri

Villa Montalvo

Saratoga

CA

Program

Liadov
Three Fairy Tales:
Baba Yaga
The Enchanted Lake
Kikimora
Tchaikovsky
Romeo and Juliet Overture - Fantasy (1880 version)
Rimsky-Korsakov
Scheherazade
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Guest Artists:

Svetlana Paramonova, Harp

Tatiana Porshneva, Violin

Summer 2005 RNO-Grove Street Winery Concert Series

July 2004

On Tour

30 Fri

St. John's Catholic Church

Napa

CA

Location

Program

Glinka
Kamarinskaya
Ravel
Introduction and Allegro
Tchaikovsky
Marche Slave, op 31
Mussorgsky
Night on Bald Mountain
Prokofiev
Romeo and Juliet, selections
Presented by the Napa Valley Symphony
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Guest Artist:

Svetlana Paramonova, Harp

Summer 2004 RNO-Grove Street Winery Concert Series

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