What's on

May, 2019
7:00 pm, Wed
Mikhailovsky Theatre Orchestra
Conductor - Valentin Uryupin
Boris Pinkhasovich - baritone
Tchaikovsky: "Swan Lake", Suite from Ballet, Mazeppa Arioso from "Mezeppa", Robert's Aria from "Iolanta", Symphony No.5
May, 2019
8:00 pm, Fri
Conductor - Nikolay Alexeev
Soloists - Ludmila Berlinskaya, Arthur Ancelle (France)
Dvořák: Symphony No.8; Poulenc: Concerto for two pianos; Ravel: La valse
May, 2019
8:00 pm, Sun
onductor - Yuri Temirkanov
Soloist - Behzod Abduraimov
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No 1; Prokofiev: Symphony No 5
May, 2019
7:00 pm, Mon
Celebratory Concert on the Victory Day
Shostakovich. Symphony No. 7 "Leningrad"
St. Petersburg State Academic Symphony Orchestra
Conductor - Alexander Titov
Organizers: The Maestro Temirkanov International Foundation for Cultural Initiatives
May, 2019
7:00 pm, Tue
An Hour of Courage
The 55th International Festival "St. Petersburg Musical Spring" Opening
To the 75th anniversary of the complete liberation of Leningrad
Concert Choir of the St. Petersburg State University of Culture
Artistic director - Sergey Ekimov
Conductor - Vladimir Altschuler
Daria Ryabokon - mezzo-soprano
Glière: "Hymn to the Great City" from "The Bronze Horseman"; Tishchenko: The Blockade Chronicle Symphony; Evlakhov : "Leningrad Notebook"; Petrov: Poem for organ, strings, four pipes, two pianos and percussions; Slonimsky: "The bravest hour", oratorio for mezzo-soprano, mized choir and symphony orchestra based on Akhmatova's poem
May, 2019
5:00 pm, Wed
Ferenz Liszt
Piano Marathon
Ivan Alexandrov - piano; Mikhail Benediktov - piano; Oleg Vainstein - piano; Evgeny Izotov - piano; Peter Laul - piano; Alexander Maslov - piano; Nikolai Mazhara - piano; Nika Melnikova - piano; Dmitry Pavliy - piano; Ilia Papoian - piano; Alexander Pirozhenko - piano; Pavel Raykerus - piano; Alexander Kashpurin - piano; Elizaveta Ukrainskaya - piano
Liszt: , 3 Sonetti del Petrarca, "Sposalizio" from "Années de pèlerinage II", "Fountains of the Villa D'Este', , Hungarian Rhapsody No 2, Hungarian Rhapsody No 12, Spanish Rhapsody, , , Mephisto Waltz, "Liebestraum",
Organizers: Philharmonic Society
May, 2019
7:00 pm, Thur
Gavrilin. "Military letters"
Khachaturian. "The Battle of Stalingrad"
Wartime Songs
Symphony Orchestra of Mussorgsky Music College
"Perezvony" Choir
Concert Choir of the St. Petersburg State University of Culture
Concert Choir of Mussorgsky Music College
Conductor - Yuri Serov
Mila Shkirtil - mezzo-soprano; Boris Stepanov - tenor; Sergey Zykov - baritone
May, 2019
8:00 pm, Fri
Musical Legends of the East
Andreyev State Russian Orchestra
Conductor - Dmitry Khokhlov; conductor - Evgeny Khokhlov; conductor - Foruk Sadykov; conductor - Agaverdi Pashaev; conductor - Duysen Ukibai
Ramil Gayzullin - tar; Sakhib Pasha-Zade - tenor; Sayan Issin - soprano (Kyrgyzstan); Birdonakkhon Matkarimova - nay (Uzbekistan); Dzhikhan Yurtchu - komuz (Turkey); Aygerim Mukhtardin-Kyzy (Kyrgyzstan)
Borodin; Garayev
Organizers: Andreyev State Russian Orchestra
May, 2019
8:00 pm, Sat
To the 175th Anniversary of Rimsky-Korsakov
Leningrad Oblast Symphony Orchestra
Conductor - Mikhail Golikov
Olga Pudova - soprano; Olga Bobrovskaya - mezzo-soprano
Rimsky-Korsakov: , Three Miracles from The Tale of Tsar Saltan, , "Flight of the Bumblebee", Snow Maiden's Aria, , Dance of the Buffoons from the Opera "The Snow Maiden", Overture from the Tsar's Bride, , , Capriccio espagnol
Organizers: "Kamerton" Musical Agency
May, 2019
3:00 pm, Sun
About Musical Epochs and Styles
Conductor - Dmitry Russu
Evgeny Zaretsky - piano
Natalia Entelis - pesenter
Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik; Liszt: Les Préludes, symphonic poem; Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges, excerpts from suite; Slonimsky: Piano Concerto No. 2
May, 2019
8:00 pm, Mon
Gala Concert of World Opera Stars IV International Art Festival "Elena" Opening
"Northern Sinfonia" Symphony Orchestra
Conductor - Fabio Mastrangelo
Veronika Dzhioeva - soprano; Olesya Petrova - mezzo-soprano; Ramón Vargas - tenor (Austria); Sergei Skorokhodov - tenor; Vasily Ladyuk - baritone; Ildar Abdrazakov - bass
Ilze Liepa - presenter
Organizers: Elena Obraztsova Musical Academy
May, 2019
8:00 pm, Wed
Elisso Virsaladze
Piano Recital
Festival Opening
Schumann: Novelette No. 8, "Davidsbundlertanze"; Chopin: Ballade; Chopin: Nocturne in F Major, op. 15 No 1, Waltz in F minor op. 34 No. 3, Waltz in A flat major op. 69 No. 1, Waltz in A flat major op. 64 No. 3, Waltz in C sharp minor op. 64 No. 2, Nocturnes Op. 27 No. 1,2, Ballade No. 3 op. 47
May, 2019
8:00 pm, Thur
The Beatles Connection
The Kings Singers
The Family: Henry Ley. The Prayer of King Henry VI, Bob Chilcott. We are; The Joy of the Renaissance: Claude le Jeune. Revecy venir du Printans, Juan Vasquez. Gentil señora mia, Ludwig Senfl. Das Gläut zu Speyer; The Traveller: Camille Saint-Saëns. Les Marins de Kermor; The Romance of Folksong: A selection of three folksongs from around the world, including music from the country in which were performing; The Philosopher: Toru Takemitsu. Handmade Proverbs; The Boyband: Lennon and McCartney. Ill follow the sun (arr. Bill Ives), Lennon and McCartney. And I love her (arr. Bob Chilcott), Lennon and McCartney. Honey pie (arr. Paul Hart); The Entertainer: Drayton. Masterpiece; The Bard: John Rutter. Be not afeard; The Visionary: Nico Muhly. To stand in this hous; The Party Bag: Classic audience favourites and brand new surprises in their signature close-harmony style from the lighter side of The Kings Singers repertoire
Supported by: Department of Culture and Education of the British Embassy in Moscow,
May, 2019
8:00 pm, Fri
Conductor - Ben Palmer (UK)
Alexander Malich - presenter
Ravel: Mother Goose; Prokofiev: "Cinderella", Suite from the Ballet; Shore: Suite from "The Lord of the Rings"; Williams: "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" Suite, "Alien" Suite, "Star Wars"
May, 2019
6:00 pm, Sat
"Museums at Night"
"Chemistry of Music"
12 concerts based on 12 chemical elements
Dedicated to the international day of the periodic table

6 pm
1. H (Hydrogen is the main content of stars)
"Star Epigraph"
WILLIAMS. "Star Wars", Main Theme
"E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial", Suite from Movie
"Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone", Suite
St.Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
Conductor - Ben PALMER

7 pm
2. Sc (Scandium is a chemical element named after Scandinavia)
Time to travel: the Scandinavia highway 
GRIG. Holberg Suite
SIBELIUS. Valse Triste ("Sad Waltz")
"Rakastava" ("The Lover") Suite for String Orchestra, Triangle and Timpani
Chamber Orchestra
Conductor - Arkady STEINLUCHT

8 pm
3. O (Oxygen)
Time to Take a Breath: Choir Alchemy
St. Petersburg Conservatory Choir
Conductor Anton MAXIMOV
TANEYEV. Four choirs to the poems of Y.Polonsky
FALIK. "Canzone", excerpts

9 pm
4. Au (Aurum)
Time to enjoy: the era of golden classics
MOZART. Adagio for String and Orchestra
TCHAIKOVSKY. Serenade for String
Sinfonietta St. Petersburg
Artistic director and soloist Chinghiz OSMANOV

10 pm
5. Ag (Silver)
Time to compose poems: The Silver Age of Russian Poetry
PROKOFIEV. Two Romances from "Five poems of Akhmatova"
Diana NOSYREVA soprano
Veronika SOLNTSEVA piano

Anastasia MIKHALEVSKAYA mezzo-soprano
Nikita KACHAEV piano

RACHMANINOFF. Six Poems op.38
Irina VASILIEVA soprano
Irina SHARAPOVA piano

11 pm
6. Po (Polonium is a chemical element named after Poland)  
Time for Nostalgia: Poland of Chopin 
Evgeny IZOTOV piano

12 pm
7. As (Arcenic is a poison became a symbol) 
Time to choose: With or without Mozart
SCHNITTKE.  "Moz-Art" for two violin and string orchestra
RASKATOV. "Five minute from W.A.Ms life" (not a notturno) 
SALIERI. Concertino da camera 
MOZART. Serenade in D major (Notturno)
Divertissement Chamber Orchestra
Artistic director and soloist - Ilya IOFF

1 am
8. Ru (Ruthenium is a chemical element named after Russia) 
Time to start dancing: it sounds Russian 
Bis-Quit Ensemble
Artistic director - Andrei ANTIPOV

2 am
9. Ge (Germanium is a chemical element named after Germany) 
Time to improvise: German classics in jazz arrangements 
Stanislav CHIGADAEV piano
BACH. Prelude and Fugue in minor from The Well-Tempered Clavier (Book I)
BEETHOVEN. Piano Sonata No. 8 (exscerpts)
ZIMMER. "Interstellar", excerpts from music of movie

3 am
10. Fr (Francium is a chemical element named after France) 
Time to Fall in Love: The Romance of French Film Music
COSMA. "Le Jouet", excerpts from music of movie
"The Tall Blonde with a Black Shoe", excerpts from music of movie
MORGAN. "El Bimbo"
DASSIN. "If I did not have you"
MORRICONE. "Professional", excerpts from music of movie
LEGRAND-LAI. "The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg", "Love Story"
MarimbaMix Orchestra
Artistic director - Stanislav GRIGORENKO

4 am
11. Cu (Cuprum)
Time to praise: dedication to great jazz bands
Jazz Philharmonic Orchestra
Artistic director - Kirill BUBYAKIN

5 am
12. Ti (Titanium - the chemical element named after the Titans) 
Time to Revere: Titan among the Instruments
Evgeny AVRAMENKO organ
BACH. Prelude and Fugue in E flat minor
HANDEL. Hallelujah 
DUPRÉ. Prelude and Fugue in G minor
JONGEN. Heroic Sonata

May, 2019
8:00 pm, Sun
Strauss Gala
Conductor - Alexander Kantorov
J. Strauss II: "Der Zigeunerbaron", Overture, Die Fledermaus, Overture, , The Persian March, "1001 Nacht" Waltz; Strauss: "Without Brakes" ("Ohne Bremse") Polka, Jockey Polka; J. Strauss II - Strauss: Pizzicato Polka; J. Strauss II: Waltz "Where the Lemon Trees Bloom", "Perpetuum mobile" Polka, "Tric-trac" Polka, "Wine, women, and song" Waltz, "Tales From The Vienna Woods" Waltz, "Voices of Spring" Waltz, , On The Beautiful Blue Danube
May, 2019
8:00 pm, Mon
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May, 2019
8:00 pm, Mon
May, 2019
8:00 pm, Tue
Prokofiev. "War and Peace" Overture
Tchaikovsky. "The Year 1812"
Conductor - Alexey Nyaga
Victoria Snegovskaya - presenter
Schubert: "Marche militaire", Grand Funeral March (on the death of Alexander I); Beethoven: "Wellington's Victory or the Battle of Vittoria"; Prokofiev: "War and Peace" Overture, Waltz from the War and Peace; Sviridov: March from musical illustrations to Pushkin's "The Snowstorm"; Tchaikovsky: "The Year 1812", festival overture
May, 2019
7:00 pm, Wed
Tchaikovsky "Eugene Onegin" (in concert performance)
"Northern Sinfonietta"
Conductor - Alexander Polyanichko
Organizers: Elena Obraztsova Musical Academy
May, 2019
8:00 pm, Fri
Debussy. "Afternoon of a Faun"
Wagner. "Der fliegende Holländer", "Lohengrin", "Tannhäuser"
Conductor - Mario Venzago (Switzerland)
Nikita Mndoyants - piano
Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, the prelude to the Mallarmé`s eclogue; Schumann: Piano Concerto; Wagner: Overture to Der fliegende Holländer, Prelude to the opera "Lohengrin", Overture from "Tannhäuser"
May, 2019
7:00 pm, Sat
Zhanna Metallidi
Anniversary Evening
Vasilevsky Island Youth Chamber Orchestra
Conductor - Sergey Yefaev; conductor - Tatiana Ryzhkova
Nikolay Popov - flute; Elena Zastavnaya; Alla Morozova; Olesya Morozova; Ilya Gringolts
Natalia Seliverstova - presenter
May, 2019
8:00 pm, Sun
Conductor - Yuwon Kim (South Korea) With "Musical Olympus" Foundation
Conductor - Yuwon Kim (South Korea)
Marcel Johannes Kits - cello (Estonia); Maxim Lando - piano (USA); Natalia Boeva - mezzo-soprano
Petrov: Vivat, Olympus! Celebration Overture; Schumann: Cello Concerto; Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No 2; Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder
May, 2019
8:00 pm, Tue
Nikolai Lugansky
Piano Recital
Franck-Bauer: Prelude, Fugue and Variation; Franck: Choral No. 2 in B minor; Debussy: Two Arabesques, "L'isle Joyeux" ("The Island Of Joy"); Scriabin: Sonata No. 2, Sonata No. 3; Rachmaninoff: Five Preludes op. 23
May, 2019
8:00 pm, Wed
Conductor - Charles Dutoit (Switzerland)
Soloist - Sergej Krylov
Verdi: Ouverture from "La forza del destino" ("The Force of Destiny"); Paganini: Violin Concerto No 1; Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales; Debussy: The Sea, three symphonic sketches for orchestra
May, 2019
8:00 pm, Thur
Conductor - Charles Dutoit (Switzerland)
Soloist - Pavel Popov
Berlioz: The Corsair Overture; Chausson: Poème for Violin and Orchestra; Saint-Sans: Introduction et rondo capriccioso; Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales; Debussy: The Sea, three symphonic sketches for orchestra
May, 2019
7:00 pm, Fri
The 24th International Musical Olympus Festival
Conductor - Anna Rakitina
Fedor Rudin - violin (France / Russia); Alexandra Dovgan - piano
Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain; Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No 1; Beethoven: "Coriolan" Overture, Piano Concerto No 2
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