A selection of recent RNO performance videos are embedded below. 

Concert presenters may download high broadcast quality MPG video files here.


Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, "Pathétique"

Concert in Memory of Van Cliburn

Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory | February 24, 2014

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Part One: "Promenade," "The Gnome," "Interlude, Promenade Theme," "The Old Castle."

Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Köln, Germany | April 2004

Part Two | Part Three

Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet

Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Tokyo, Japan | November 23, 1994.

Brahms: Violin Concerto, 2nd Movement

Soloist: Joshua Bell (violin)
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev

Moscow | October 23, 2009

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite

2009 RNO Grand Festival
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Moscow | September 12, 2009

Scriabin: The Poem of Ecstasy

Soloists: Vladislav Lavrik (trumpet), Alexey Bruni (violin)
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Moscow | November 7, 2012

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concert No. 1

Mikhail Pletnev performs the original version of Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto
Conductor: Alexander Sladkovsky
Beijing, China | March 15, 2018

Ravel: Bolero

Performed at the RNO's 20th Anniversary Jubilee Concert

Conductor: Kent Nagano
Moscow | November 5, 2010

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5

Dream on a Summer Night

Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Moscow | September 7, 2007


RNO in the Grand Kremlin Palace

Fragment of Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture

Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Georgievsky Hall, Moscow's Grand Kremlin Palace | October 2005

Rachmaninoff: Isle of the Dead

Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev

Salle Pleyel, Paris | October 2012

Bizet: L'Arlésienne Suite

Suite for A. Daudet's drama "L'Arlésienne"

2017 RNO Grand Festival
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Tchaikovsky Hall, Moscow | September 2017


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