The Russian tour of the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia is going on. Within a month, Vladimir Spivakov and his collective will perform in Voronezh, Rostov-on-Don, Krasnodar and the towns of the Orenburg Region (see below). Anna Aglatova (soprano), a star of the Bolshoi Theatre, and Polina Shamaeva (mezzo), a soloist of the Kolobov Novaya Opera Theatre, will take part in the concerts of the tour. They will sing (with the Orchestra) arias from the operas by Rossini, Donizetti, Massenet, Bizet, Saint-Saens and popular masterpieces of Delibes, Jimenez and Lehar.
In the second part of the concerts, Vladimir Spivakov will present to the audience his interpretation of his most beloved works by Russian composers - Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances and suites from Tchaikovsky's ballets.
The NPR's Russian tours are held within the framework of the All-Russian Philharmonic Seasons Project of the Moscow Philharmonic Society and the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.
Septemeber 8 – Voronezh (The State Theatre of Opera)
Septemeber 9 – Rostov-on-Don (The Gorky State Academic Drama Theatre)
Septemeber 10 – Krasnodar (The Premiere Music Theatre)
Septemeber 23 – Orenburg (The Concert Hall of the Regional Philharmonic Society)
Septemeber 24 – Novotroitsk, Orenburg Oblast' (The Palace of Culture)
Septemeber 25 – Orsk, Orenburg Oblast' (The A.S. Pushkin State Drama Theatre)
PROGRAMME in Voronezh, Rostov-on-Don and Krasnodar
Rossini. "Il Barbiere di Siviglia", Overture
Rossini. Rosina's Cavatina from "Il Barbiere di Siviglia"
Donizetti. Norina's Cavatina from "Don Pasquale"
Massenet. La Navarraise from "Le Cid"
Massenet. Manon's Recitative and Gavotte from "Manon"
Delibes. "Bolero" (“Les filles de Cadix”)
Giménez. "La boda de Luis Alonso": Intermedio
Lehar. Juditta's aria from "Juditta"
Rachmaninoff. Symphonic Dances, op. 45
PROGRAMME in Orenburg Region
Bizet. "Carmen", Overture
Bizet. Seguidilla from "Carmen"
Bizet. Habanera from "Carmen"
Bizet. Entracte to Act III of "Carmen"
Bizet. Gypsy Song from "Carmen"
Massenet. Ballet Music from "Le Cid"
Saint-Saёns. Dalila's Aria from "Samson et Dalila"
Delibes. “Les filles de Cadix”, Bolero
Tchaikovsky. Suites from ballets "Swan Lake" and "Sleeping Beauty"