VIIIMSTISLAV 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
Old and Lost Rivers

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
Old and Lost Rivers

Edward Elgar (1857—1934)
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85 (1919)

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906—1975)
Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65 (1943)

 

31 March
Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire

National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D. C., USA)
Music Director Christoph Eschenbach
Alisa Weilerstein cello

Tobias Picker
Old and Lost Rivers

Edward Elgar (1857—1934)
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85 (1919)

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906—1975)
Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65 (1943)

 

2 April
Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire

Maxim Vengerov violin
Polina Osetinskaya piano

Johannes Brahms (1833—1897)
Violin and Piano Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78 (1878—1879)
Violin and Piano Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 100 (1886)
Violin and Piano Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108 (1886—1889)

 

4 April
Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire

Japan–Russia: Combined Orchestra and Choir:

Yokohama Sinfonietta and Tokyo Philharmonic Chorus

Group of Soloists of the State Academic Symphony Orchestra
“Evgeny Svetlanov”

Yurlov Russian State Academic Choir
Conductor Kazuki Yamada

Jenny Daviet soprano
Rodion Pogossov baritone

Motoko Murozumi organ

Claude Debussy
Petite Suite, L 65

Gabriel Fauré (1845—1924)
Requiem, Op. 48 (1900)

Maurice Ravel (1875—1937)
Daphnis et Chloé (1910)
Suites Nos.1, 2 for Orchestra (1911, 1912)

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