NPR subscription series at the Moscow Philharmonic Society

The Moscow Philharmonic Society has commenced the sales of 2018/2019 season subscription tickets. The National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia always participates in the Society's various projects, and also holds its own subscription series under the Society's auspices. In the new season, the NPR will have two subscription series at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, namely No. 19 and No. 20, the latter including family concerts with programs addressed to a wider audience, as well as subscription series No. 93 at the Rachmaninoff Concert Hall ("Philharmonia-2").

In addition, the NPR takes part in the Philharmonic Society's other subscriptions at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory and the Rachmaninoff Concert Hall, such as popular series dedicated to masterpieces of the world musical art: "Romantic Concertos" (No. 99), "Great Piano Concertos" (No. 33), "Musical Achievements" (No. 67), etc.

The concerts will feature Vladimir Spivakov, the NPR's Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, conductors Ken-David Masur (Germany-USA), Stanislav Kochanovsky, Pierre Bleuse (France, his debut with NPR), Gabriel Bebeșelea (Romania), Dimitris Botinis, Alexander Soloviev, Mihhail Gerts (Estonia). Among the soloists there will be pianists Pierre-Laurent Aimard (France), Philipp Kopachevsky, Andrei Gugnin, Zlata Chochieva, baritone Vasily Ladyuk, soprano Nadezhda Gulitskaya, cellist Alexander Ramm and others.

Subscriptions can be purchased at the Philharmonic's ticket offices and online.

Subscription Series No. 19: The National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia
Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

October 17, 2018
Soloist – Philipp Kopachevsky, piano
Conductor – Stanislav Kochanovsky
Myaskovsky. «Silence», Symphonic Parable, Op. 9
Medtner. Concerto No.1 for piano and orchestra in C minor, Op. 33
Rachmaninoff. Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 44

December 22, 2018
Soloist – Alexander Ramm, cello
Conductor – Vladimir Spivakov
Shostakovich. «Festive Overture» in A major, Op. 96
Myaskovsky. Concerto for cello and orchestra in C minor, Op. 66
Prokofiev. Symphony No.1 in D major («Classical»), Op. 25
Scriabin. «Le Poème de l'extase», Op. 54

February 15, 2019
Soloist – Nadezhda Gulitskaya, soprano
Conductor – Pierre Bleuse (France)
Debussy. «Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune»
Ravel. «Shéhérazade», three songs for voice and orchestra
Debussy. «Trois Nocturnes»
Chausson. Symphony No.1 in B-flat major, Op. 20

Subscription Series No. 20: The NPR. Sunday Afternoon Symphonic Concerts
Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. 14.00

December 9, 2018
Conductor – Ken-David Masur (Germany - USA)
Bernstein. West Side Story Suite
Scriabin. Symphony No.2 in C minor, Op. 29

February 24, 2019
Soloist – Andrey Gugnin, piano
Conductor – Dimitris Botinis
Tchaikovsky. Concerto No. 2 for piano and orchestra in G major, Op. 44
Tchaikovsky. Orchestral Suite No. 3 in G major, Op. 55

March 17, 2019
Conductor – Alexander Soloviev
The Strauss Family's Waltzes and Polkas

Subscription Series No. 93: The National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia at the “Philharmonia-2”
Rachmaninoff Concert Hall («Philharmonia-2»)

December 5, 2018
Soloist – Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev, piano
Conductor – Ken-David Masur (Germany - USA)
Haydn. Symphony No. 96 in D major («Miracle»)
Mozart. Concerto No. 16 for piano and orchestra in D major, KV 451
Bruckner. Symphony No. 4 in E-flat major («Romantic»), WAB 104

January 31, 2019
Soloist – Timur Pirverdiev, violin
Conductor – Gabriel Bebeșelea (Romania)
Khachaturian. Concerto for violin and orchestra in D minor
Enescu. Symphony No. 1 in E-flat major

March 13, 2019
Soloists: Alexandra Dovgan, piano
Timofey Vladimirov, piano
Conductor – Vladimir Spivakov
Schubert. Symphony No.5 in B-flat major, D. 485
Mendelssohn. Concerto No.1 for piano and orchestra in G minor, Op. 25
Shostakovich. Concerto No. 1 for piano and orchestra in C minor, Op. 35
Shostakovich. Symphony No. 9 in E-flat major, Op. 70

Subscription Series No.1: Moscow Philharmonic to Russian Philharmonics
Saturday Afternoon Concerts with Broadcasts in Philharmonic Societies of Russia
May 18, 2019 – 13.00
Tchaikovsky Concert Hall
Conductor – Vladimir Spivakov
Tchaikovsky. Suites from ballets «The Nutcracker», «Swan Lake» и «Sleeping Beauty»

Subscription Series No. 33: Great Piano Concertos
January 17, 2019
Tchaikovsky Concert Hall
Soloist – Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano (France)
Conductor – Mihhail Gerts (Estonia)
Strauss. "Don Juan", Symphonic Poem, op. 20
Bartók. Concerto No. 3 for piano and orchestra in E Major, BB 127
Dvořák. Concerto for piano and orchestra in G minor, op. 33

Subscription Series No. 67: Musical Achievements
February 20, 2019
The Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory
In memory of Dmitry Hvorostovsky
Bel Canto Treasures and Rarities
Soloists: Vasily Ladyuk, baritone
Andrey Mikhailovsky, clarinet
Kirill Soldatov, trumpet
Conductor – Vladimir Spivakov
Overtures, Arias and Variations on themes of operas by Rossini, Verdi, Bellini, Donizetti

Subscription Series No. 99: Romantic Concertos
April 25, 2019
Rachmaninoff Concert Hall («Philharmonia-2»)
Soloists: Artur Naziullin, clarinet
Zlata Chochieva, piano
Conductors – members of the NPR's Intern Conductors Group
Navarro. Concerto No. 2 for clarinet and orchestra (Russian premiere)
De Falla. Suite from the ballet "El sombrero de tres picos"
Ravel. Concerto No. 1 for piano and orchestra in G Major
Ravel. Boléro

Subscription Series No. 186: «Fairy Tales with Orchestra. Favorites». Saturday Afternoon Symphonic Concerts for Children
September 29-30, 2018 – 14.00
Tchaikovsky Concert Hall
Karel Čapek. «Poštarska bajka» (The Postman's Tale)
Daniil Spivakovsky, narrator
Conductor – Anton Torbeev
Music by Dvořák, Smetana, Janáček

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