Norway star Lise Davidsen for the first time in Russia

November 21, 2021 | Zaryadye Concert Hall
11th Edition of the Moscow Music Festival “Vladimir Spivakov Invites”
Soloist – Lise Davidsen, soprano (Norway)
Conductor – Vladimir Spivakov
Fragments from operas by Tchaikovsky (“Evgeny Onegin”. “The Queen of Spades”), Verdi (“I vespri siciliani”, “Otello”, “La forza del destino”), Mascagni (”La cavalleria rusticana”), Wagner (“Tannhäuser”), Puccini (“Manon Lescaut”, “Tosca”)



Mozart and Strauss in the NPR’s subscription series

October 24, 2021 | Rachmaninoff Hall at the Philharmonia-2
Subscription Series No. 100 "The National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia"
Soloist – Konstantin Emelyanov, piano
Conductor – Dimitris Botinis
Mozart. Overture to the opera “Don Giovanni”
Mozart. Concerto No. 24 for piano and orchestra in C minor, KV 491
R. Strauss. Burleske for piano and orchestra in D minor
R. Strauss. “Don Juan”, symphonic poem, Op. 20



María Dueñas, a new star of the violin art, at the Vladimir Spivakov Festival

October 8, 2021 | Zaryadye Concert Hall
The 11th Edition of the Moscow Music Festival “Vladimir Spivakov Invites...”
Soloist – María Dueñas, violin (Spain)
Conductor – Vladimir Spivakov
Weber. Overture to the opera “Der Freischütz”
Bruch. Concerto No. 1 for violin and orchestra in G minor, Op. 26
Brahms. Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98

Vladimir Spivakov has always paid special attention to young talents and actively helped to the youth who epitomize the future of the performing arts. The maestro is convinced that this artistic communication enriches all those involved. He always invites to his Festival young musicians who brightly manifested their talents by winning important competitions. The young Spanish violinist María Dueñas is among his most acclaimed protegees in recent years.

The NPR’s Russian Tour Will Go On In Murmansk

On September 28-30 the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia and Vladimir Spivakov will continue their tour over Russian regions giving three concerts in Murmansk and Severomorsk. They will take place as usual in the Murmansk Philharmonic Hall and in the Stroitel House of Culture in Severomorsk.

The “Arctic” tour features two different programs (see Events). One is formed around musical gems connected with theater. It has been already acclaimed in towns of the Volga Region, Orenburg, Kursk and Belgorod Oblasts. Its soloists are the NPR's group principals Andrei Mikhailovsky (clarinet) and Kirill Soldatov (trumpet), both awardees of international competitions.

The Murmansk concerts will start with works by Grieg and Tchaikovsky, great composers of Norwegian and Russian music, who were known to be on very friendly terms and shared their creative interests. The piano part in Grieg's famed Concerto will be played by 15-year old Egor Sidorov, a scholarship holder of the Vladimir Spivakov Charity Foundation, and student of the Central Music School at the Moscow Conservatory. Egor has won several international competitions in Kursk, Vladimir, Vilnus (Balis Dvarionas Contest), Malaysia and Finland (WPTA Finland), and got awards at the Vladimir Krainev Moscow Competition and the Young Chopin in Martigny (Switzerland). Read more...

The NPR’s and Vladimir Spivakov’s tour in the Volga Region

The National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia led by Vladimir Spivakov will tour the Volga Region in September 2021. It is not the first time that the Maestro and his collective are visiting  main cultural centers of the Volga Federal District, thus in 2017 the musicians performed in Samara, Ulyanovsk, Saransk, Penza and Kuznetsk. This year's tour includes also Togliatti and Saratov. All six concerts of the NPR will be conducted by its artistic director Vladimir Spivakov, a People's Artist of the USSR and UNESCO peace artist. Read more...

Vladimir Spivakov and the NPR Will Perform at Festivals in Italy

The National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia and Vladimir Spivakov will take part in two esteemed music festivals in Italy this September. On September 9, the collective will give a concert at the annual Südtirol Festival in Merano, a spa resort in the Italian Alps (Bolzano province). The concert in the local Kurhaus will feature the Russian musicians together with the renowned French cellist Gautier Capuçon who will play the solo part in Dvořák's Cello Concerto.

The NPR and the Moscow Performing Arts Center are opening the 19th Concert Season

September 3, 2021 | Svetlanov Hall of the Moscow Performing Arts Center
Opening of the 19th concert season
Soloists: Eva Gevorgyan, piano
Ekaterina Morozova, soprano
Bekhzod Davronov, tenor
Conductor – Vladimir Spivakov
Grieg. Suite No. 1 from the music to the drama by H. Ibsen “Peer Gynt”, Op. 46
Grieg. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 16
Excerpts from operas by Tchaikovsky (“Eugene Onegin”), Dvořák (“Rusalka”), Flotow (“Martha”), Mascagni (“Cavalleria rusticana”), Cilea (“Adrienne Lecouvreur” and “L'arlesiana”) and Puccini (“Manon Lescaut”, “Madame Butterfly” and “Turandot”)


Vladimir Spivakov, the NPR and the Moscow Performing Arts Center are opening the new season on the 3rd of September. Both for the Orchestra and its main stage it is the 19th concert season that promises to music lovers a lot of various programs, encounters with world stars and newcomers gaining their fame.