The “Holy Rus’ ” Album on Digital Platforms

For the Easter Holiday the NPR and Vladimir Spivakov have prepared a gift for music lovers: there has appeared on digital platforms the first of the series of the Russian music albums recorded to the 15th anniversary of the Orchestra at the Moscow Performing Arts Center in the 2015-2016 season - Holy Rus' . The recording was traditionally made with the assistance of the German sound engineer and producer Philipp Nedel and his b-sharp Studio.

The "Holy Rus’ " album includes works by Sergei Rachmaninoff ("We praise Thee" from the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, "The Bells" Poem on the text by Edgar Poe in the Russian translation of Konstantin Balmont) and Sergei Taneev (Cantata "St. John of Damascus" on the verses by Alexey K. Tolstoy), sung by Hibla Gerzmava (soprano), Dmitry Korchak (tenor), Vasily Ladyuk (baritone), the Academic Grand Choir "Masters of Choral Singing" and the Choir of the V. Popov Academy of Choral Arts. Conductor – Vladimir Spivakov.

Subscription Series 2022/23

Moscow International Performing Arts Center – Svetlanov Hall
Subscription Series “Rachmaninoff: Complete concertos and symphonies (to the 150th Anniversary)”

October 6, 2022
Soloist – Philipp Kopachevsky, piano
Conductor – Vladimir Spivakov
Rachmaninoff. Concerto No. 4 for piano and orchestra in G minor, Op. 40
Rachmaninoff. Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini for piano and orchestra, Op. 43
Rachmaninoff. «Symphonic Dances», Op. 45

The NPR is completing the Rachmaninoff Music Audio Collection

In April, Vladimir Spivakov and the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia are completing the many-years labors of recording symphonic works by Sergei Rachmaninoff. The multimedia set, which will contain all his Symphonies and Piano Concertos (also the “Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini”), “Symphonic Dances” and “Three Russian Songs”, will be released to the composer's 150th anniversary in April 2023. The piano part in all Concertos is played by Alexander Romanovsky, while the “Three Russian Songs” recording was made together with the Academic Grand Choir “Masters of Choral Singing” led by Lev Kontorovich.

The NPR Will Complete Its Philharmonic Season With Stanislav Kochanovsky

23 April, 2022 | Tchaikovsky Concert Hall
Subscription No. 25: "National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia"
Soloist – Alexander Ghindin, piano
Conductor – Stanislav Kochanovsky
Rachmaninoff. Concerto No. 4 for piano and orchestra in G minor, Op. 40 (1st edition)
Rachmaninoff. «The Isle of the Dead», symphonic poem, Op. 29
Sibelius. Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 105



Opera Gala with Vasily Ladyuk

April 8, 2022| Zaryadye Concert Hall
Soloist – Vasily ladyuk, baritone
Conductor – Vladimir Spivakov
Rossini. Overture to the opera “Il barbiere di Siviglia”
Rossini. Figaro's Cavatina from the opera “Il barbiere di Siviglia”
Donizetti. Malatesta's Cavatina from the opera “Don Pasquale”
Bellini. Overture to the opera “Norma”
Donizetti. King Alfonso's aria from the opera “La favorita”
Verdi. Germont's aria from the opera “La Traviata”
Verdi. Overture to the opera “I vespri siciliani”
Verdi. Aria of the Count di Luna from the opera “Il Trovatore”
Tchaikovsky. Polonaise from the opera “Eugene Onegin”
Tchaikovsky. Eletsky's aria from the opera “The Queen of Spades”
Tchaikovsky. Robert's aria from the opera “Iolanta”
Bizet. Introduction to the opera “Carmen”
Bizet. Toreador Song from the opera “Carmen”