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Denis Matsuev: 140th Anniversary of Sergei Rachmaninoff - April 2nd

This year the world’s entire musical community is celebrating the 140th anniversary of the birth of the great Russian composer, Sergei Rachmaninoff. The Moscow State Orchestra is marking the event on April 1st and 2nd. Two evenings when the Tchaikovsky concert hall echoes to the sound of the composer’s Second Symphony, Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, “Vocalise” – the composer’s favourite work - and piano concertos No 2 and 3 with Denis Matsuev and the Russian State Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin. Concert April 2ndRachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini Symphony No 2

Denis Matsuev Plays Rachmaninoff : Best Of

This year the world’s entire musical community is celebrating the 140th anniversary of the birth of the great Russian composer, Sergei Rachmaninoff. The Moscow State Orchestra is marking the event on April 1st and 2nd: two evenings when the Tchaikovsky concert hall echoes to the sound of the composer’s Second Symphony, Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, “Vocalise” – the composer’s favourite work - and piano concertos No 2 and 3 with Denis Matsuev and the Russian State Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin.Best of Denis MatsuevConcerto for piano 2 with Denis MatsuevConcerto 3 for piano and orchestra with Denis MatsuevRhapsodie on a theme of...

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment is an independent orchestra devoted to the British baroque period and takes its name from the period of history at the end of the 18th century. At the Valetta baroque festival, the orchestra performs Bach’s famous “Orchestral Suite No. 3”, Vivaldi’s “Gloria” and Handel’s “Zadok the Priest”. Conducted by James Burton, the orchestra is accompanied by the Oxford Schola Cantorum choir and six soloists, including Alison Bury. The essence of the orchestra’s repertoire is inspired by the classical Baroque and sometimes Romantic period and its purpose is to perform the classical works of that period that are familiar to...

Laurent Petitgirard conducts The Moscow State Symphony Orchestra

For the first time, Laurent Petitgirard, the celebrated contemporary composer, conducts a unique concert of his own works in Moscow with Delphine Galou in a performance of the Fou d’Elsa. His career as a composer of symphonic and film music runs parallel to engagements as guest conductor all over the world and, in particular, for the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra at the Orchestrion Concert Hall, Moscow. Delphine Galou, contralto, is one of the “Classical Revelation” young talents. Accompanied by the actress Iana Archarskaya, she presents a wonderful performance of the Fou d’Elsa, a cycle of melodies on a poem by Aragon.

SOLOMON

Orchestra: Gabrielli Consort and Players, conducted by Paul McCreeshCast:Solomon: Iestyn Davies; The Queen of Sheba: Gillian Webster; The Mother of Solomon: Sarah Tynan; Zadok: Jeremy Ovenden ; Levite: Peter Harvey In a spirit that is both Baroque and British, Paul McCreesh will render Solomon all his glory; Iestyn Davies is Solomon and the double chorus and the orchestra will nearly equal the considerable numbers of the original production, with a total of 83 performers, almost double the usual number for a performance of a Handel oratorio. In a way, Paul McCreesh is offering a sound experience in the tradition of his unanimously acclaimed performances of...