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Rodion Shchedrin. The 85th anniversary

The great composer will be honored by Mikhail Pletnev and RNO, as well as by Mariinsky Symphony Orchestra conducted by Valery Gergiev.

  • Rodion Shchedrin | Copyright: © The Moscow Philharmonic Society

    Rodion Shchedrin © The Moscow Philharmonic Society

  • Rodion Shchedrin and Valery Gergiev | Copyright: © The Moscow Philharmonic Society

    Rodion Shchedrin and Valery Gergiev © The Moscow Philharmonic Society

  • Rodion Shchedrin and Mikhail Pletnev | Copyright: © The Moscow Philharmonic Society

    Rodion Shchedrin and Mikhail Pletnev © The Moscow Philharmonic Society

Rodion Shchedrin has long established himself as one of the champions of classical music both in Russia and internationally. His works are among the most sought after, performed and published pieces of modern music performed by world's top notch musicians. Moscow Philharmonic Society will celebrate the great composer's anniversary with four performances at Tchaikovsky Concert Hall.

Program Listings:

15 December, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, 07:00 pm
Russian National Orchestra
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Featuring: Shchedrin

16 December, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, 07:00 pm
Mariinsky Symphony Orchestra, chorus and performers
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Featuring:
Bizet - Shchedrin: Carmen Suite. Excerpts from Carmen. Transcribed for strings and percussion
Shchedrin: Concerto for Orchestra No. 1, Naughty Limericks
A Christmas Tale. Excerpts from the opera.


21 December, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, 07:00 pm
Mariinsky Symphony Orchestra, chorus and performers
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Shchedrin:
Symphonic Diptych (inspired by The Sealed Angel by Rodion Shchedrin)
Concerto for violin and string orchestra, Cantabile
Double Concerto for piano, cello and orchestra, Romantic Offering
Oratorio for soprano, alt and bass, mixed chorus and symphony orchestra (trad. lyrics), Lenin Is Among Us

22 December, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, 07:00 pm
Mariinsky Symphony Orchestra and performers
Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Shchedrin: Not Love Alone (concert version)

Musical style Classical
Recording location Moscow, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall.

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