Pas de Trois with a Symphony Orchestra

January 30, 2021 | Tchaikovsky Concert Hall – 15:00
Subscription Serues No. 35: “Here We Are!” Saturday matinee symphony concerts
Pas de Trois with a Symphony Orchestra
Concert of the NPR's trainee conductors


Gounod. Walpurgisnacht from the opera “Faust”
Tchaikovsky. Waltz from the ballet “Sleeping Beauty”
Gavrilin. Waltz and Tarantella from the ballet “Anyuta”
Conductor - Arif Dadashev

Tchaikovsky. Fragments from the ballet “Swan Lake”
Tchaikovsky. Pas de deux from the ballet “The Nutcracker”
Prokofiev. “Montagues and Capulets” from the ballet “Romeo and Juliet”
Prokofiev. Waltz from the ballet “Cinderella”
Conductor - Arsenty Tkachenko

Shostakovich. Waltz from the film “The First Echelon”
Khachaturian. Adagio from the ballet “Spartacus”
Shostakovich. Romance from the film “The Gadfly”
Khachaturian. “Saber Dance” from the ballet “Gayane”
Conductor - Pyotr Gladysh

The “Here We Are!” subscription series of the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia will present a new program titled “Pas de Trois with a Symphony Orchestra” featuring choreographic divertissements from well-known operas, fragments from beloved Russian ballets and symphonic hits from film scores.

The main participants of the “Here We Are!” cycle are young members of the conductor-trainee group of the orchestra, first formed in the 2004/05 season at the initiative of Georgy Ageev, director of the NPR. The NPR conductor-trainee program has turned out to be successful and proved its viability as a major project supporting talented youth in their growth in one of the most challenging musical professions. The current edition of the group includes young, but already titled conductors, award-holders of international competitions, working with well-known orchestras and theaters.

The “Pas de Trois with a Symphony Orchestra” program contains works by Gounod, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Khachaturian, Shostakovich and Gavrilin which will be directed by three young maestros: Arif Dadashev, conductor of the K.S. Stanislavsky and V.I. Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater, Pyotr Gladysh, the NPR's principal cello, and Arsenty Tkachenko, a former trainee, and now a permanent conductor of the orchestra.


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