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Concerts

For MTMezzo Soprano Yelena Obraztsova performs Schubert, Berlioz, Schumann, Debussy and others Friday at the Conservatory Small Hall. 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 13th

Boris Pevzner Choral Theater performs jazz, spirituals and excerpts from musicals in the Way to New Orleans concert. Dom Muzyki Chamber Hall. 7 p.m.

Jens Lindemann (trumpet), the Brandt Brass Ensemble and the Novaya Rossia Symphony Orchestra perform Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky, Janacek, Gilliland and Zivkovic. Conservatory Great Hall. 7 p.m.

Moscow Ensemble of Contemporary Music Soloists in a concert of Dutch, Russian, American and Estonian chamber music. State Center of Contemporary Art. 7:30 p.m.

Friday, December 14th

Fiorenzo Mori (organ) performs Bach, Franck, Reger and others. St. Mary's Cathedral. 8:30 p.m.

Russian Philharmonia Symphony Orchestra performs Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5. Soloist Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor Dmitry Yurovsky. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. 7 p.m.

MT Pick Soloists of Moscow Chamber Ensemble performs Mirzoyan's Symphony for strings and timpani, Schubert's Arpeggione Sonata, Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 and Schubert's Symphony No. 4. Soloist Vitaly Astakhov (viola), soloist and conductor Yury Bashmet (viola). Conservatory Great Hall. 7 p.m.

Yelena Obraztsova (mezzo-soprano) performs Schubert, Berlioz, Schumann, Debussy and others. Conservatory Small Hall. 7 p.m.

Saturday, December 15th

Dmitry Illarionov performs music for classical guitar. Philharmonic Chamber Hall. 7 p.m.

Hermitage Ensemble performs Brahms. Dom Muzyki Chamber Hall. 1 p.m.

Mikhail Lidsky (piano) performs Mendelssohn's Songs Without Words. Dom Muzyki Chamber Hall. 7 p.m.

Moscow Trio performs Brahms. Conservatory Small Hall. 7 p.m.

Mozart Sinfonietta Orchestra performs Mozart's Symphony No. 28 and his Clavier Concerto No. 20. Solois Boris Blokh. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. 7 p.m.

National Philharmonic of Russia performs Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 1 and his Symphony No. 1. Soloist Ivan Rudin, conductor Alexander Lazarev. Conservatory Great Hall. 7 p.m.

Nina Gvamichava (harp) and Tatyana Andrianova (organ) perform Italian music. St. Mary's Cathedral. 8:30 p.m.

Festival MT Pick Russian Winter: Russian National Orchestra performs Shchedrin's Concerto Parlando, his Concertos for orchestra No. 1 and No. 3. Soloists Pavel Milyukov (violin) and Vladislav Lavrik (trumpet). Mikhail Pletnev conducts. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. 7 p.m.

Sunday, December 16th

Alexander and Vikenty Maikapar (both organ) perform Buxtehude, Handel and Bach. St. Mary's Cathedral. 7:30 p.m.

Angela Gheorghiu (soprano) in an operatic concert. Kremlin Palace. 7 p.m.

Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart perform Ligeti, Stockhausen and Berio. Platforma at the Winzavod Center of Contemporary Art. 8 p.m.

New Music Studio Ensemble in a concert of contemporary Russian music. Conservatory Rachmaninov Hall. 7 p.m. Free admission.

Pavel Nersesyan (piano), Artur Naziullin (clarinet) and Arseny Chabachin (cello) perform Franck, Brahms and Debussy. Conservatory Small Hall. 7 p.m.

Yelena Tarasova (piano) and Rusquartet perform Chopin. Philharmonic Chamber Hall. 7 p.m.

Monday, December 17th

Fabio Andreotti (tenor) and the Novaya Rossiya Symphony Orchestra perform opera arias and Neapolitan songs. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. 7 p.m.

Sergei Kravchenko (violin) and Natalya Vinogradova (piano) perform Brahms. Conservatory Small Hall. 7 p.m.

Yekaterina Mechetina (piano) and the Moscow Conservatory Symphony Orchestra perform Shchedrin. Conservatory Great Hall. 7 p.m. 

Tuesday, December 18th

Denis Kozhukhin (piano) performs Prokofiev. Conservatory Small Hall. 7 p.m.

National Philharmonic of Russia performs Tchaikovsky. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. 7 p.m.

Festival MT Pick Russian Winter: Munich Chamber Orchestra performs Haydn's Violin Concerto No. 1, Gubaidulina's Orpheus Lira and Schoenberg's Transfigured Night. Conductor and soloist Thomas Zehetmair (violin). Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. 7 p.m.

Serenade Ensemble of Neapolitan Instruments in concert. Philharmonic Chamber Hall. 7 p.m. 

Wednesday, December 19th

Alexander Trostyansky (violin) and Alexei Shmitov (organ) perform Bach, Franck, Reinberger and others. St. Mary's Cathedral. 8 p.m.

Russian Philharmonia Symphony Orchestra performs Rachmaninov's Symphony No. 2 and his Piano Concerto No. 3. Soloist Andrei Gavrilov, conductor Dmitry Yurovsky. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. 7 p.m.

Sretensky Monastery Men's Choir performs folk songs and 20th-century compositions. Dom Muzyki Chamber Hall. 7 p.m.

Waltzes, Tangos and Foxtrots: gala concert. Novaya Opera. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

Festival Russian Winter: Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra performs Sibelius' Violin Concerto and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10. Soloist Valery Sokolov, conductor Yury Simonov. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. Dec. 20, 7 p.m.

Festival MT Pick Russian Winter: Pavel Kogan Orchestra performs Mahler's Symphony No. 10 and Schubert's Symphony No. 1. Pavel Kogan conducts. Conservatory Great Hall. Dec. 20, 7 p.m.

Christmas Lullaby: Elena Tarvid (soprano) and Fyodor Stroganov (organ) in concert. St. Mary's Cathedral. Dec. 21, 8:30 p.m.

Christopher Taylor performs Liszt's piano transcriptions of Beethoven's Symphonies No. 4 and No. 5. Dom Muzyki Chamber Hall. Dec. 21, 7 p.m.

Dom Muzyki Jubilee Concert features Khibla Gerzmava (soprano), Sergei Nakaryakov (trumpet), Denis Matsuyev (piano), Thomas Trotter (organ), Lawrence Brownlee (tenor), the National Philharmonic of Russia and the Virtuosos of Moscow Chamber Orchestra. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. Dec. 21, 7 p.m.

Early Music Academy Ensemble performs Mozart. Philharmonic Chamber Hall. Dec. 21, 7 p.m.

Kirill Rybakov (clarinet) and Sergei Kudryavtsev (piano) in a concert of French music. Conservatory Small Hall. Dec. 21, 7 p.m.

Festival Russian Winter: Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra, the Masters of Choral Song and soloists and the Sveshnikov Russian Choir perform Shchedrin's Self Portrait, his Tanya-Katya romance, Concerto No. 2 for orchestra and other compositions. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. Dec. 21, 7 p.m.

Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra performs Shostakovich's Festival Overture, his Violin Concerto No. 1 and the premiere of Rybnikov's Music of Lycia. Soloist Vadim Repin (violin), conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. Dec. 21, 7 p.m.