On 2 December, 2020 in the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, the Moscow State Academic Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Pavel Kogan within the framework of philharmonic subscription No. 24 “The Music Palette” will present a luxurious unforgettable program from the most popular works of Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) - an American conductor, composer, pianist, music writer, and teacher. The activity of L. Bernstein is striking, first of all, for diversity: a talented composer, worldwide renowned as the author of the musical «West Side Story», the foremost conductor of the 20th century; as well as the works of Astor Piazzolla and Arturo Marquez. The conductor Dmitry Vasiliev, Music Director and Chief Conductor of the Omsk Academic Symphony Orchestra, and Pavel Ratynski (bandoneon) will also take part in the concert.
27 April 2021
STRAUSS – “Die Fledermaus”, Overture
STRAUSS – “Spring’s Voices”, Waltz
J. STRAUSS – “On the Beautiful Blue Danube”, Waltz
F. KREISLER – Four pieces for Violin and Orchestra (“Caprice Viennois”, “Love’s Joy”, “Love’s Sorrow”, “Lovely Rosemary”)
F. LISTZ – “Mephisto Waltz № 1”, an episode from N. Lenau's “Faust” (“The Dance in the Village Inn”)
R. STRAUSS – «Don Juan», symphonic poem by N. Lenau
On 27 April, 2021, at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, the Moscow State Academic Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Pavel Kogan will present a magnificent unforgettable program of the most popular works by Johann Strauss, Fritz Kreisler, an Austrian violinist and composer, within the framework of the Philharmonic subscription № 24 "Musical Palette". At the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, Fritz Kreisler was one of the most famous violinists in the world, and until this day he is considered one of the best performers in the violin genre. Also works by Franz Liszt - Austro-Hungarian composer, pianist, teacher, conductor, publicist, one of the largest representatives of musical romanticism, will be performed. Richard Strauss - one of the greatest creators in German culture of the late 19th - first half of the 20th century, the author of large-scale programmed symphonies and operas, the continuer of the traditions of Liszt and Wagner, he draws a kind of line under the era of European musical romanticism and lifts the curtain of expressionism and neoclassicism. And also works by Jan Sibelius, a Finnish composer. The concert will be conducted by the Honored Artist of Russia - Pavel Sorokin. Soloist - Roman Filipov, Winner of the Leopold Auer International Violin Competition (1st prize, 2016, St. Petersburg, Russia) and of many other musical competitions, including the International Violin Competition “Andrea Postacchini” (2nd Prize, 2012, Fermo, Italy), International music competition named after Nikolay Lysenko (2nd prize (1st prize was not awarded), 2012, Kiev, Ukraine), International Music Competition “Art of the XXI Century” (Grand Prix, 2010, Klaipeda, Lithuania), International Music Competition “Art of the XXI Century” (Grand Prix, 2009, Kiev-Vorzel, Ukraine), and the VII International Violin Competition named after M. Erdenko (I prize 2007, Belgorod, Russia). Since 2017 – the Leader of the Moscow State Academic Symphony Orchestra under direction of Pavel Kogan.
23 June 2021
SMETANA –“Vltava” (“The Moldau”) from the symphonic cycle “My Country”
On 23 June, 2021 at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, the Moscow State Academic Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Pavel Kogan, within the framework of the philharmonic subscription № 24 "Music palette", will present a magnificent unforgettable program of the most popular works by Bedřich Smetana, a Czech composer, pianist and conductor, one of the greatest musicians of the Czech Republic, who is considered the founder of the national composing school. He was the first composer who use Czech folk stories and motives in his compositions. The first opera entirely in Czech language (“The Brandenburgers in Bohemia”) is also written by his pen. Smetana's creation had a huge impact on the Czech composers of subsequent generations - Antonin Dvořák, Zdenek Fibich, and others. The symphonic poem "Vltava" ("The Moldau") has become the unofficial Czech national anthem. You can also listen to works by Frederic Chopin, Sergei Rachmaninoff - Russian composer, pianist and conductor. Rachmaninov synthesized in his work the principles of the St. Petersburg and Moscow schools of composition (as well as the traditions of Western European music) and created his own original style which subsequently influenced both Russian and world music of the 20th century.
The conductor of the concert will be one of the most respected Russian conductors of our day – Vassily Sinaisky. Soloist – Konstantin Emelyanov (Piano), Laureate of the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition.