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concert Valery Gergiev conducts Shchedrin – With Pelageya Kurennaya, Ekaterina Sergeyeva, Larisa Yudina, Anna Kiknadze, and others

Rodion Shchedrin's 85th Birthday Celebration

Valery Gergiev conducts Shchedrin – With Pelageya Kurennaya, Ekaterina Sergeyeva, Larisa Yudina, Anna Kiknadze, and others Rodion Shchedrin's 85th Birthday Celebration

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In the second concert of Rodion Shchedrin's 85th birthday concert series, the great Russian maestro Valery Gergiev leads the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra and Choir and the Sveshnikov State Academic Russian Choir in Shchedrin's Carmen Suite, a one-act ballet based on excerpts from Bizet's opera, Shchedrin's Concerto No. 1 for Orchestra "Naughty Limericks", and extracts from the composer's opera two-act A Christmas Tale. They are joined by a talented cast of singers, led by soprano Pelageya Kurennaya, mezzo-soprano Yekaterina Sergeyeva, and soprano Larisa Yudina. 

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Casting

  • Pelageya Kurinaya | Soprano
  • Yekaterina Sergeyeva | Mezzo-soprano
  • Larisa Yudina | Soprano
  • Anna Kiknadze | Mezzo-soprano
  • Vladimir Moroz | Baritone
  • Olga Legkova | Mezzo-soprano
  • Alexander Gerasimov | Bass-baritone
  • Elena Ushakova | Soprano
  • Alexander Mikhaylov | Tenor
  • Yevgeny Chernyadyev | Bass
  • Irina Vasilieva | Soprano
  • Denis Begansky | Bass-baritone
  • Mikhail Makarov | Tenor
  • Tatyana Kravtsova | Soprano
  • Mikhail Latyshev | Tenor
  • Ekaterina Krapivina | Mezzo-soprano
  • Gleb Peryazev | Bass

Program

  • Georges Bizet / Rodion Konstantinovich Shchedrin / Alberto Alonso, Carmen Suite, Ballet in One Act, Transcription of Excerpts from Bizet's opera for String Orchestra and Percussion
  • Rodion Shchedrin, Concerto for Orchestra No. 1, "Naughty Limericks"
  • Rodion Konstantinovich Shchedrin, A Christmas Tale, Opera-Féerie in Two Acts

Details

  • Venue: Tchaikovsky Concert Hall (Moscow, Russia)
  • Broadcast date: Dec. 16, 2017, 5 p.m.
  • Production date: 2017
  • Production: Moscow Philharmonie
  • Available version(s): EN