VI MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

27 March – 2 April 2015

27 March
Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire

OPENING GALA CONCERT

Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Artistic Director and Chief Conductor Yuri Temirkanov
Andrey Baranov violin

Johannes Brahms (1833—1897)
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77 (1878)
Edward Elgar (1857—1934)
Enigma Variations, Op. 36 (1899)

28 March
Tchaikovsky Hall

Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Principal Conductor Zubin Mehta
Boris Berezovsky piano

Modest Mussorgsky (1839—1881)
Dawn on the Moscow River
Prelude to Khovanshchina (1872—1880)
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873—1943)
Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30 (1909)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky(1840—1893)
Symphony No. 6 in B minor (“Pathétique”)‚ Op. 74 (1893)

29 March
Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire
A Tribute to Sergei Prokofiev

Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation Scholarship Holders
Lizi Ramishvili cello
Alexander Malofeev piano
Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra
Artistic Director and Chief Conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev
Conductor Kazuki Yamada

Sergei Prokofiev (1891—1953)
Symphony No. 1 in D major (“Classical”), Op. 25, (1917)
Concertino for Cello in G minor, Op. 132 (1952)
Romeo and Juliet, Suite No. 2, Op. 64 (1936)
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26 (1921)

30 March
Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire

Vienna Tonkünstler Orchestra
Conductor and soloist Rudolf Buchbinder piano
Yurlov Russian State Academic Choir
Music Director Gennady Dmitryak

Joseph Haydn (1732—1809)
Piano Concerto No. 11 in D major, Hob. XVIII:11 (1780—1783)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827)
Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15 (1795—1798)
Fantasy in C minor for Piano, Chorus, and Orchestra, Op. 80 (1808)
(after Cristoph Kuffner)

31 March
Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire

A Tribute to Georgy Sviridov
Commemorating the centenary of the composer

State Academic Symphony Orchestra “Evgeny Svetlanov”
Artistic Director Vladimir Jurowski
State Philharmonic Choir of the Moscow Region
Artistic Director and Chief Conductor Nikolay Azarov
Conductor Alexander Vedernikov
Dmitry Popov tenor

Georgy Sviridov (1915—1998)
Spring Cantata for Chorus and Orchestra
to lyrics by Nikolay Nekrasov (1972)
Five Choruses to Lyrics by Russian Poets
Triptych, a Small Symphony for Orchestra (1966)
Poem in Memory of Sergei Yesenin
Vocal and Symphonic Poem (1956)

2 April
Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire

Orchestre de chambre de lausanne
Conductor Andris Poga
Truls Mørk cello

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906—1975)
Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107
A Tribute to Mstislav Rostropovich
Felix Mendelssohn (1809—1847)
Symphony No. 4 in A major (“Italian”), Op. 90 (1833)

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