Siberian Tour by Vladimir Spivakov and the NPR

From December 4 to 7 the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia under the baton of Vladimir Spivakov will be touring the Siberian Federal District. Three performances will take place on the stages of the A.M.Katz State Concert Hall of the Novosibirsk Philharmonic Society, the House of Scientists in the Novosibirsk Academgorodok and the Grand Hall of the Krasnoyarsk Philharmonic Society (see Events). The tour will be part of the All-Russia Philharmonic Seasons program under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and the Moscow Philharmonic Society.

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The Urals Tour of Vladimir Spivakov and the NPR

On October 10 and 11, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia under the baton of Vladimir Spivakov will be performing in the Urals largest cities, i.e. Chelyabinsk and Ekaterinburg. The collective will be hosted at the M.I. Glinka State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater in Chelyabinsk and in the Sverdlovsk State Academy Philharmonic Great Hall in Ekaterinburg.

The Urals audiences will be treated with one of the NPR's most exquisite and loved programs “A corner in France” played a week earlier in Moscow at the opening of the 12th edition of the “Vladimir Spivakov Invites...” Music Festival. Read more...

“Vladimir Spivakov Invites” Festival in Omsk and Perm

Vladimir Spivakov and the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia will complete the 2022/2023 season touring Russia in line with its annual tradition. The first half of June will see the maestro and his collective giving day-by day concerts, most of which are part of  the festival “Vladimir Spivakov Invites...” in Omsk (June 1-4) and Perm (June 6-10). Festival programmes – see Events.

The tour will be part of the “All-Russia Philharmonic Seasons” project by the Moscow Philharmonic Society and the RF Ministry of Culture supported by the Ministry of Culture, Youth Policy and Mass Communications of the Perm Krai and the Omsk Oblast Government. Read more...

Concerts of Vladimir Spivakov and the NPR in Uzbekistan

On April 28 and 30, 2023, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia will give concerts in Tashkent (on the stage of the Navoi Theater) and in Bukhara (at the Sadriddin Ayni Drama and Music Theater). The NPR will perform under the baton of its artistic director and principal conductor Vladimir Spivakov. The program features world-famed music masterpieces by Pyotr Tchaikovsky (Italian Capriccio and Ballet Suites), Aram Khachaturian (music to Lermontov's drama “Masquerade”) and Max Bruch (Violin Concerto No.1).

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Vladimir Spivakov and the NPR Will Visit Five Russian Towns

From February 21 to March 1, 2023, Vladimir Spivakov and the NPR will tour Russia, giving seven concerts in five towns. The first two days the Moscow musicians will be hosted by the Bashkortostan State Concert Hall in Ufa. Then the maestro and his orchestra will go for a concert to Salavat (the Neftekhimic House of Culture). Ufa is one of the few Russian cities where the “Vladimir Spivakov Invites...” Festival takes place on a regular basis with the NPR as an active participant, while to Salavat the NPR will come now after a six-year interval.

The concerts on February 25-26 will be given in the Great Concert Hall of the Orenburg Philharmonic Society. The tour will go on with a performance at the Concert Hall of the Samara Philharmonic Society on February 28 and will end on March 1 in Ulyanovsk at the Great Hall of the Lenin Memorial.

The tour program features works by Georges Bizet - Rodion Shchedrin, Gabriel Fauré, Jacques Ibert, Maurice Ravel, Dmitri Shostakovich, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Aram Khachaturian and Sergei Rachmaninoff (see Events). The concerts will be shared by the NPR with the 12-year-old pianist and composer Roman Sher, student of the Gnessins Moscow Music School, already winner of the Nutcracker Television Competition and the Sergei Rachmaninoff Competition, holder of seven special awards of the Vladimir Krainev Moscow Piano Competition, and Ekaterina Mechetina, a Merited Artist of Russia, winner of many international competitions, assistant professor in the Moscow Conservatory and concerting pianist.

The tour will be 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.

Vladimir Spivakov and the NPR at the “Arts Square”

Vladimir Spivakov and the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia will take part in the 12th edition of the International Winter Festival ”Arts Square” dedicated to the 140th anniversary of the Academic Symphonic Orchestra of the Shostakovich St Petersburg Academic Philharmonia. The concert will take place on December 17 in the Grand Hall of the St Petersburg Philharmonia after a long hiatus. The maestro's previous performance organized by the Philharmonic Society took place there in December 2016, while that of the orchestra's – in September 2011.

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The NPR’s First Performance in Karelia

On December 15, Vladimir Spivakov and the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia will give their only concert in the Great Hall of the Karelia State Philharmonic Society in Petrozavodsk. The maestro has performed in the Karelia capital quite a few times with the “Moscow Virtuosi” but it will be his first appearance there with his symphony orchestra. A monographic program dedicated to Ludwig van Beethoven's works will be presented to Karelia music lovers.

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The NPR Will Perform in Voronezh

September 18, 2022 – 18:00
The Voronezh State Opera and Ballet Theater
Soloists: Kirill Soldatov, trumpet/flugelhorn
Andrei Mikhailovsky, clarinet
Conductor – Vladimir Spivakov
Mozart. "La Clemenza di Tito" ("The Clemency of Titus") Overture
Mozart. Concerto No. 4 for Horn and Orchestra in E-flat major, KV 495 (Arrangement for Flugelhorn and Orchestra)
Mozart. Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra in A major, KV 622
Bellini. "Norma" Overture
Arban. Variations on a theme from Bellini's "Norma" for Trumpet and Orchestra
Verdi. "I Vespri Siciliani" ("The Sicilian Vespers") Overture
Bassi. Concert fantasy on themes from Verdi's "Rigoletto" for Clarinet and Orchestra
Giménez. Interlude from "La Boda de Luis Alonso" ("Luis Alonso's Wedding")
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Vladimir Spivakov and the NPR’s Tour in the Belgorod and Kursk Oblasts

On March 21-27, the Belgorod and Kursk Oblasts will host the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia directed by Vladimir Spivakov. The collective will give seven concerts under the auspices of the ArtOknoFest Project of the “Arts, Science and Sports” Alisher Usmanov Charity Foundation supported by the Metalloinvest Company. Along with the Belgorod and Kursk cities, the performances will also be given in towns of Stary Oskol, Gubkin and Zheleznogorsk (see Events).

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