VIII MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

IN CELEBRATION OF THE 90TH BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY

27 March–4 April

 

27 MARCH
Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire
Opening Gala Concert

SAINT PETERSBURG
PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Artistic Director
and Chief Conductor
Yuri Temirkanov

Jean Sibelius (1865—1957)
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43 (1902)

Maurice Ravel (1875—1937)
Ma mère l'Oye
Five Children's Pieces for Simphony Orchestra (1908—1911)
La valse (1920)
A Choreographic Poem for Orchestra

 

29 MARCH
Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
(WASHINGTON, D.C., USA)

Music Director
Christoph Eschenbach
Alisa Weilerstein cello

Tobias Picker (b. 1954)
Old and Lost Rivers (1986)

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906—1975)
Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op.107 (1959)
A Tribute to Mstislav Rostropovich

Franz Schubert (1797—1828)
Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944 (1825—1828)

 

30 MARCH
Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
(WASHINGTON, D.C., USA)

Music Director
Christoph Eschenbach
Alisa Weilerstein cello

Tobias Picker (b. 1954)
Old and Lost Rivers (1986)

Edward Elgar (1857—1934)
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906—1975)
Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65

 

31 MARCH
Grand Hall of the
Saint Petersburg Philharmonia

NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
(WASHINGTON, D.C., USA)

Music Director
Christoph Eschenbach
Alisa Weilerstein cello

Tobias Picker (b. 1954)
Old and Lost Rivers (1986)

Edward Elgar (1857—1934)
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906—1975)
Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65

 

2 APRIL
Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire

Maxim Vengerov violin
Polina Osetinskaya piano

Johannes Brahms (1833—1897)
Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1
in C major, Op. 78 (1878—1879)
Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2
in A major, Op. 100 (1886)
Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3
in D minor, Op. 108

 

4 APRIL
Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire

JAPAN–RUSSIA:
Combined Orchestra and Choir:

YOKOHAMA SINFONIETTA AND TOKYO
PHILHARMONIC CHORUS (JAPAN)

STATE ACADEMIC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
“EVGENY SVETLANOV”

YURLOV RUSSIAN STATE ACADEMIC CHOIR
Music Director Gennady Dmitryak

Conductor Kazuki Yamada
Jenny Daviet soprano
Rodion Pogossov baritone
Motoko Murozumi organ

Claude Debussy (1862–1918)
Petite Suite, L 65
Arranged by Henri Büsser

Gabriel Fauré (1845—1924)
Requiem, Op. 48

Maurice Ravel (1875—1937)
Daphnis et Chloé
Suites Nos.1, 2

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