A Tribute to Galina Vishnevskaya

IV MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
March 27 – April 2, 2013

Wednesday, March 27

Moscow Conservatory Grand Hall
GALA OPENING

Giuseppe Verdi (1813—1901)
Messa da Requiem (1874)

Teatro Comunale di Bologna Choir and Orchestra (Italy)
Principle Conductor – Michele Mariotti (Italy)
Tatiana Serjan – soprano
Veronica Simeoni – mezzo-soprano (Italy)
Aquiles Machado – tenor (Venezuela)
Riccardo Zanelatto– bass (Italy)

Thursday, March 28

House of Unions, Hall of Columns
Danish National Symphony Orchestra

Conductor – Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos (Spain)
Pepe Romero– guitar (Spain)

I
Manuel de Falla (1876—1946)

Music from Love the Magician (1915)

Joaquín Rodrigo (1901—1999)
Concierto de Aranjuez (1939)

II
Johannes Brahms (1833—1897)

Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 (1877)

Friday, March 29

Moscow Conservatory Grand Hall
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
(Germany)
Principle Conductor – Mariss Jansons

I
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906—1975)

Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 54 (1939)

II
Hector Berlioz (1803—1859)

Symphonie fantastique, Op.14 H48 (1830)

Saturday, March 30

Moscow Conservatory Grand Hall
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
(Germany)
Principal conductor – Mariss Jansons

I
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827)

Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 (1804—1808)

II
Sergei Prokofiev (1891—1953)

Romeo and Juliet
Suite No. 2, Op. 64
Suite No. 1, Op.64 bis (1936)

Igor Stravinsky (1882—1971)
Suite from The Firebird


Sunday, March 31

Dmitry Shostakovich St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonic
Grand Hall

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (Germany)
Principle Conductor – Mariss Jansons

I
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827)

Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 (1804—1808)

II
Hector Berlioz (1803—1859)

Symphonie fantastique, Op.14 H48 (1830)

Monday, April 1

House of Unions, Hall of Columns
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (UK)
Conductor – Charles Dutoit (Switzerland)
Stephen Hough – Piano (UK)

I
Maurice Ravel (1875—1937)

Ma mère l'oye
Cinq pièces enfantines for symphony orchestra (1908—1911)

Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns (1835—1921)
Piano Concerto No. 5 in F major, Op. 103 (The Egyptian) (1896)

II
Ottorino Respighi (1879—1936)

Fountains of Rome (1916)

Claude Debussy (1862—1918)
La mer (1903—1905)

Tuesday, April 2

House of Unions, Hall of Columns
GALA CLOSING

A Centenary Tribute to Benjamin Britten (1913—1976)

English Chamber Orchestra
Artistic Director and Principle Conductor – Paul Watkins (UK)
Arto Noras – Cello (Finland)

I
Wolfgang A. Mozart (1756—1791)

Overture from Don Giovanni (1787)

Benjamin Britten (1913—1976)
Symphony for Cello and Orchestra, Op.68 (1964)
Dedicated to Mstislav Rostropovich

II
Wolfgang A. Mozart (1756—1791)

Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551 (Jupiter Symphony) (1788)

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