Moscow – Saint Petersburg 2016


Sunday 27 March
Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire
Opening Gala Concert

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Requiem Mass in D minor, K. 626

Russian National Orchestra
Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Mikhail Pletnev

Yurlov Russian State Academic Choir

Conductor Massimo Zanetti

Barbara Frittoli soprano
Daniela Barcellona mezzo-soprano
Ramón Vargas tenor
Ildebrando D’Arcangelo bass-baritone

Tuesday 29 March
Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire

Lucas Debargue piano

Johann Sebastian Bach
Toccata in C minor, BWV 911

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Fantasy in C minor, K. 475

Frédéric Chopin
Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52
Franz Liszt
Sonata in B minor, S.178

Wednesday 30 March
Tchaikovsky Hall
Giuseppe Verdi
Opera in Four Acts (concert version)

Orchestra and Chorus of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Principal Conductor Zubin Mehta

Maria José Siri soprano
Veronica Simeoni mezzo-soprano
Fabio Sartori tenor
Simone Piazzola baritone
Carlo Colombara bass
Giorgio Giuseppini bass
Maria Katzarava soprano
Saverio Fiore tenor

Friday 2 April
Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski

Boris Brovtsyn violin

Edward Elgar
Violin Concerto in B minor, Op. 61

Alexander von Zemlinsky
The Mermaid
Symphonic Fantasy

Saturday 3 April
Youth Palace
Concert by the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre

Monday 4 April
Saint Petersburg
Hermitage Theatre
Ruggero Leoncavallo

Opera in Two Acts

Directed by Ivan Popovski
Conductor Alexander Solovyev
Soloists and Orchestra of the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre

Tuesday 5 April
Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire
Closing Gala Concert
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
Conductor and Soloist Myung-Whun Chung piano
Svetlin Roussev violin
Eric Levionnois cello

Ludwig van Beethoven
Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C major,
Op. 56

Gustav Mahler
Symphony No. 1 in D major (“Titan”)

Greetings from Olga Rostropovich

Greetings from Olga Rostropovich

Dear Friends! From the bottom of my heart I extend to you a warm welcome to the VII Mstislav Rostropovich International Festival. [Read more]

Greetings from Vladimir Medinsky

Greetings from Vladimir Medinsky

Dear Guests! Each year with the approach of spring we impatiently await the opening of the Mstislav Rostropovich International Festival. [Read more]

Greetings from Sergei Sobyanin

Greetings from Sergei Sobyanin

Dear Friends, once more the time has come round for this great celebration of Art here in Moscow.
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