What's on


Grand Hall
May 2019
Mikhailovskaya st., 2

01 May, Wednesday 7:00 pm

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

03 May, Friday 8:00 pm
Conductor - Nikolay Alexeev
Soloists - Ludmila Berlinskaya, Arthur Ancelle (France)

Dvořák: Symphony No.8; Poulenc: Concerto for two pianos; Ravel: La valse

05 May, Sunday 8:00 pm
onductor - Yuri Temirkanov
Soloist - Behzod Abduraimov

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No 1; Prokofiev: Symphony No 5

06 May, Monday 7:00 pm
Celebratory Concert on the Victory Day
Shostakovich. Symphony No. 7 "Leningrad"

St. Petersburg State Academic Symphony Orchestra
Conductor - Alexander Titov

07 May, Tuesday 7:00 pm
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
Sergey Ekimov - artistic director
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

08 May, Wednesday 5:00 pm
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",

09 May, Thursday 7:00 pm
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

10 May, Friday 8:00 pm
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

11 May, Saturday 8:00 pm
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

12 May, Sunday 3:00 pm
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

13 May, Monday 8:00 pm
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

15 May, Wednesday 8:00 pm
Elisso Virsaladze
Piano Recital

Festival Opening
XIV International Festival "Musical Collection"

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

16 May, Thursday 8:00 pm
The Beatles Connection
The Kings Singers

XIV International Festival "Musical Collection"

"The Kings Singers"
Patrick Dunachie - contratenor
Edward Button - contratenor
Julian Gregory - tenor
Christopher Bruerton - baritone
Nick Ashby - baritone
Jonathan Howard - bass
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

17 May, Friday 8:00 pm
Conductor - Ben Palmer (UK)
XIV International Festival "Musical Collection"

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"

18 May, Saturday 6:00 pm
"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

19 May, Sunday 8:00 pm
Strauss Gala

"Klassika" St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra
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

20 May, Monday 8:00 pm
Alexander Gorodnitsky

21 May, Tuesday 8:00 pm
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

22 May, Wednesday 7:00 pm
Tchaikovsky "Eugene Onegin" (in concert performance)

"Northern Sinfonia" Symphony Orchestra
Conductor - Alexander Polyanichko

23 May, Thursday 8:00 pm
Andrei Bardin
Soundtracks for Organ

XIV International Festival "Musical Collection"

24 May, Friday 8:00 pm
Debussy. "Afternoon of a Faun"
Wagner. "Der fliegende Holländer", "Lohengrin", "Tannhäuser"

XIV International Festival "Musical Collection"

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"

25 May, Saturday 7:00 pm
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

26 May, Sunday 8:00 pm
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

28 May, Tuesday 8:00 pm
Nikolai Lugansky
Piano Recital

XIV International Festival "Musical Collection"

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

29 May, Wednesday 8:00 pm
Conductor - Charles Dutoit (Switzerland)
Soloist - Sergej Krylov

XIV International Festival "Musical Collection"

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

30 May, Thursday 8:00 pm
Conductor - Charles Dutoit (Switzerland)
Soloist - Pavel Popov

XIV International Festival "Musical Collection"

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

31 May, Friday 7:00 pm
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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