Concerts

verbierfestival.comDenis Matsuev (piano) and the Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra perform Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2, his Vocalise and Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. Leonard Slatkin conducts. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. April 1st and 2nd, 7 p.m.

Concert Venue Addresses

Thursday, March 28th   

BACH Chamber Orchestra performs Tchaikovsky. Conservatory Rachmaninov Hall. 7 p.m.

Filipp Nodel (oboe), Andrei Ikov (trumpet) and Yelena Keilina (organ) perform Bach, Handel, Frescobaldi and others. Dom Muzyki Chamber Hall. 7 p.m.

Liszt's Via Crucis and Faure's Requiem performed by the Malenkaya Capella Chamber Choir, the Sadko Boy's Choir, Maria Markevich (organ), Anna Khrapko (soprano), Alyas Karalov (bass) and others. Sts. Peter and Paul Evangelical Lutheran Cathedral. 8 p.m.

Nikita Borisoglebsky (violin), Miroslav Kultyshev (piano) and the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra perform Brahms' Violin Concerto and his Piano Concerto No. 1. Alexei Shatsky conducts. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. 7 p.m.

Novaya Opera Soloists, Choir and Orchestra perform Shostakovich's Symphony No. 13, part two of Mahler's Symphony No. 1 and his Songs of a Wayfarer. Jan Latham Koenig conducts. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Rachmaninov's Music: Maria Gulegina (soprano) and Alexander Gindin (piano) in a concert of romances. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. 7 p.m.

Russian Consort Ensemble in a concert of Russian and German music. Glinka Museum. 7 p.m.

MT PICK Sergei Krylov (violin) and the Novaya Rossiya Symphony Orchestra perform Paganini's Violin Concertos No. 1 and No. 5 and Mendelssohn's Italian Symphony. Claudio Vandelli conducts. Conservatory Great Hall. 7 p.m.

Yulia Ikonnikova (organ), Yelena Lelchyuk (harpsichord, piano), Alexander Paperny (balalaika) and Vladimir Sklyarenko (oboe) perform Vivaldi, Bach, Rachmaninov, Khandoshkin, Kreisler and others. St. Andrew's Anglican Church. 7:30 p.m. 

Friday, March 29th 

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra performs Shostakovich's Symphony No. 6 and Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique. Conservatory Great Hall. 7 p.m.

Da Camera e da Chiesa Ensemble performs Bach's sonatas. Tchaikovsky Cultural Center. 7 p.m.

Elisabeth Leonskaja (piano) performs Schubert, Debussy, Ravel, Enescu and Scriabin. Conservatory Small Hall. 7 p.m.

Mikhail Kolesnikov in a concert of piano music. Scriabin Museum. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Rachmaninov's Music: Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra performs Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2 and his Symphonic Dances. Soloist Vazgen Vartanyan. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. 7 p.m.

MT PICK The Voca People: international vocal theater performance combining vocal sound and a'capella singing with the art of beat-box. Yauza Palace. 7:30 p.m.

Vocal Classics: Sergei Baikov (bass) and Tigran Matinyan (tenor) perform Dargomyzhsky, Mussorgsky and Sviridov. Philharmonic Chamber Hall. 7 p.m.

Saturday, March 30th 

Andrei Yaroshinsky (piano) performs Rachmaninov. Philharmonic Chamber Hall. 7 p.m.

Bach and His Family: Anastasia Sidelnikova (organ) in concert. Tsaritsyno Estate Museum Atrium Hall. 5 p.m.

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven's Symphony No. 5, Prokofiev's Suites No. 1 and 2 from his ballet Romeo and Juliet, and a suite from Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird. Conservatory Great Hall. 7 p.m.

NEW Carnival of Animals: interactive theatrical and musical show for kids to music by Saint-Saens. Novaya Opera foyer. Noon and 2 p.m.

Chamber Music: Irina Roshal, Irina Alekseyeva (both violin), Igor Alekseyev (viola), Olga Mironova (cello), Anastasia Yaroslavtseva (flute), Mikhail Dorofeyev (clarinet) and Yulia Cherpakova (piano) perform Ovsyannikov, Jolivet, Piazzolla, Gardel and others. Slavic Cultural Center. 3 p.m.

MT PICK Forellenquintett by Franz Schubert and by Pavel Karmanov performed by the Virtuosos of Moscow Chamber Orchestra musicians. Also in program is Karmanov's String quaREtet. Yauza Palace Kolonny Zal. 7 p.m.

Guitar Gala: Yevgeny Finkelshtein, Viktoria Nalyotova, Mikhail Kornishin, the GriAl Duet, the Compromise-Duo and the Maimonides Academy Orchestra perform Vivaldi, Piazzolla, Giuliani and others. Sts. Peter and Paul Evangelical Lutheran Cathedral. 7 p.m.

Guitar Music by Nikita Koshkin performed by Dmitry Pimanov, Alexei Kotyurov, Denis Vikhrov and Dmitry Sokolov. Sergei Prokofiev Museum. 6 p.m.

Instrumental and Vocal Early Music. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater Music Room. 7 p.m.

Ivan Pochekin (violin) and Yury Favorin (piano) perform Tartini, Tchaikovsky, Chausson, Paganini, Ysaye and others. Gnesin Academy of Music. 7 p.m.

Konstantin Volostnov (organ) performs Bach. Glinka Museum. 7 p.m.

Leonora Dmiterko (violin), Leonid Bakhtalin (baritone) and Natalya Zaitseva (piano) in a concert of classical music. Tsaritsyno Estate Museum Bazhenovsky Hall. 3 p.m.

Lyudmila Golub (organ) performs Bach, Buxtehude, Messiaen, Marchand, Dupre and others. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. 7 p.m.

Natalya Letyuk (organ) and Anastasia Litvinova (soprano) perform Bach and Vivaldi. Kolomenskoye Estate Museum. 3 p.m.

Nikolai Gangnus (piano) performs Mozart and Chopin. Tchaikovsky Cultural Center. 6 p.m.

FESTIVAL Rachmaninov's Music: Vasily Ladyuk (baritone) performs romances. Dom Muzyki Chamber Hall. 7 p.m.

Sax Assembly features Haydn Quartet, the Broner Quartet, the Budapest Saxophone Quartet and the Moscow Saxophone Quintet. Gnesin Academy of Music Shuvalova Hall. 7 p.m. Free admission.

MT PICK Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra performs Elgar's Enigma, his Nimrod, Bizet's Carmen opera music, Toyama's Rhapsody for orchestra and Dvorak's Symphony No. 9. Pascal Verrot conducts. Conservatory Great Hall. 2 p.m.

Symphony Capella of Russia performs Rachmaninov's All-Night Vigil. Conservatory Rachmaninov Hall. 7 p.m.

MT PICK The Voca People: (See Fri. listing.) Yauza Palace. 4 and 7:30 p.m.

Ulyana Kislitsyna (violin), Konstantin Kaznacheyev (violin) and Maxim Zolotarenko (cello) perform Bach, Handel, Kodaly, Prokofiev and others. Yauza Palace Zelyony Hall. 5 p.m.

Vivaldi Chamber Orchestra in concert. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. 7 p.m.

Sunday, March 31st 

Alexei Lundin (violin), Boris Andrianov (cello) and Yakov Katsnelson (piano) perform Beethoven. Dom Muzyki Chamber Hall. 7 p.m.

Garri Grodberg performs Bach and French organ music. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. 7 p.m.

Irina Nikonova (piano) performs Balakirev, Glinka, Rachmaninov, Schubert, Chopin, Grieg and Liszt. Lyublino Estate Museum Durasov Palace. 4 p.m.

Madrigal Ensemble performs Guillaume de Machaut, Francesco Landini and medieval music from The Red Book of Montserrat. Philharmonic Chamber Hall. 7 p.m.

Mozart's Grand Mass in C Minor performed by the Yurlov Capella, the Pavel Kogan Orchestra, Svetlana Polyanskaya (soprano), Alina Shakirova (mezzo-soprano), Vladislav Golikov (tenor), Maxim Kuzmin-Karavayev (bass) and Margarita Korolyova (organ). St. Mary's Cathedral. 8 p.m.

Passion: Latin American tango, Spanish songs and arias performed by Yury Medyanik and the Novaya Opera Soloists. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Rachmaninov's Music: Bolshoi Theater Orchestra and soloists perform Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and the concert version of Francesca da Rimini. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. 7 p.m.

Sebastian Ensemble performs Mozart. Tsaritsyno Estate Museum Bazhenovsky Hall. 4 p.m.

MT PICK Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra and the Miyagi Sanjo OG Choir perform Takemitsu's Requiem for Strings, Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D major, Debussy's Nocturne and his La Mer. Soloist Mayuko Kamio (violin). Pascal Verrot conducts. Conservatory Great Hall. 7 p.m.

MT PICK The Voca People: (See Fri. listing.) Yauza Palace. 4 and 7:30 p.m.

Yulia Ikonnikova (organ), Yelena Lelchyuk (harpsichord, piano), Alexander Paperny (balalaika) and Vladimir Sklyarenko (oboe) perform Vivaldi, Bach, Rachmaninov, Khandoshkin, Kreisler and others. St. Andrew's Anglican Church. 7:30 p.m. 

Monday, April 1st

MT PICK Denis Matsuev (piano) and the Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra perform Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2, his Vocalise and Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. Leonard Slatkin conducts. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. 7 p.m.

Minguet Quartet performs Peter Ruzicka's string quartets. Soloist Alexandra Lubchansky (soprano). Philharmonic Chamber Hall. 7 p.m.

Opera Dialogue: Yelena Maksimova (mezzo-soprano) and Arsen Sogomonyan (baritone) in concert. Conservatory Small Hall. 7 p.m.

Virtuosos of Moscow Chamber Orchestra and the Igor Butman Moscow Jazz Orchestra in concert. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. 7 p.m.

MT PICK Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra of Heilbronn performs Mozart, Mendelssohn, Britten, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev. Conservatory Great Hall. 7 p.m. 

Tuesday, April 2nd

MT PICK Denis Matsuev (piano) and the Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra perform Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, his Capriccio on Gypsy Themes and Symphony No. 2. Leonard Slatkin conducts. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. 7 p.m.

GAM Ensemble performs Peter Ruzicka, Khubeyev, Safronov, Paiberdin and Kim. Soloists Alexandra Lubchansky (soprano), Mona Khaba (piano) and Sergei Astashonok (cello). Glinka Museum. 7 p.m.

Great Jokes by Great Musicians: Tenors Alexander Zakharov, Mikhail Urusov, Alexander Bogdanov, Alexander Svarko and others in concert. Dom Uchyonykh big hall. 6:30 p.m.

National Philharmonic of Russia and the Popov Choir perform Mussorgsky's Songs and Dances of Death, Tchaikovsky's Fatum and Shostakovich's The Execution of Stepan Razin. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. 7 p.m.

MT PICK Russian National Orchestra performs Mendelssohn's Italian Symphony, Rossini's The Barber of Seville Overture, Respighi's The Pines of Rome, his Roman Festivals and The Fountains of Rome. Riccardo Frizza conducts. Conservatory Great Hall. 7 p.m.

Window to Switzerland: Doppelbock Ensemble of ethnic music and the New Music Studio Ensemble in concert. Dom Muzyki Chamber Hall. 7 p.m.

Yury Podstanitsky (cello), Natalya Zaitseva (piano) and Yevgeny Zhuravkin (countertenor) perform Vivaldi, Boccherini, Bach, Handel and others. Dom Uchyonykh chamber hall. 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 3rd

Ave Maria: Mikhail Utkin (cello), Regina Shteinman (viola) and Yelena Keilina (organ) perform Vivaldi, Marcello, Palestrina, Caccini and others. Dom Muzyki Chamber Hall. 7 p.m.

Evening of Piano Music: Schubert, Schumann, Liszt, Scriabin and Stravinsky. Golitsyn Manor. 7 p.m.

New Music Studio Ensemble performs Ruzicka and Rihm. Conservatory Rachmaninov Hall. 7 p.m. Free admission.

Nikolai Grigorov (organ) and the Volkonsky Consort Ensemble perform in a concert of early music. St. Mary's Cathedral. 8 p.m.

Rusquartet performs Beethoven, Bartok and Shchedrin. Conservatory Small Hall. 7 p.m.

Russian Philharmonia Symphony Orchestra performs Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, Bach's Violin Concerto in E major and his Concerto for two claviers and orchestra in C minor. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. 7 p.m.

Svetlana Myznikova (mandolin) performs Dowland, Cimarosa, Corelli, Gluck, Beethoven, Sarasate and others. Philharmonic Chamber Hall. 7 p.m.

Viktoria Korchinskaya-Kogan (piano) performs Liszt, Schumann and Prokofiev. Tchaikovsky Cultural Center. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

Alexei Volodin (piano) performs Schumann, Brahms, Rachmaninov and Prokofiev. Gnesin Academy of Music. April 4, 7 p.m.

Denis Burshtein (piano) performs Bach, Sweelinck, Bartok and Hindemith. Philharmonic Chamber Hall. April 4, 7 p.m.

Francophone Days: Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano) performs Berg, Faure, Ravel and Rachmaninov. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. April 4, 7 p.m.

Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra performs Weber, Verdi, Bellini, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev. Soloist Khibla Gerzmava (soprano), conductor Yury Simonov. Conservatory Great Hall. April 4, 7 p.m.

Window to Switzerland: Doppelbock Ensemble of ethnic music in concert. Glinka Museum. April 4, 7 p.m.

Yulia Ikonnikova (organ) and Yelena Tarvid (soprano) perform Bach and Mozart. St. Andrew's Anglican Church. 7:30 p.m.

Faust Mistery: The world premiere of Vittorio Bresciani's multimedia project includes Liszt's Faust Symphony, texts from Goethe's poem and Murnau's 1926 film. Performed by the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra and the Masters of Choral Song. Vittorio Bresciani conducts. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. April 5, 7 p.m.

Moskovia Chamber Orchestra performs Schubert, Schumann and Shostakovich. Soloists Ailen Pritchin and Lev Solodovnikov (both violin). Conservatory Great Hall. April 5, 7 p.m.

Hermitage Ensemble performs Purcell. Dom Muzyki Chamber Hall. April 6, 1 p.m.

Mikhail Lidsky (piano) performs Chopin. Dom Muzyki Chamber Hall. April 6, 7 p.m.

Polina Krymskaya (piano) performs Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, Chopin and Schnittke. Vernadsky Geological Museum. April 7, 5 p.m.

Yukiko Yamada (organ) performs Buxtehude, Bohm, Bach, Liszt, Reger and Reubke. St. Mary's Cathedral. April 7, 7:30 p.m.