National Philharmonic of Russia. Conductor – Dmitri Matviyenko
Running time:
2 parts by 45 minutes


The Sea, orchestral suite

Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in D Minor

Double Concerto for violin, cello and orchestra in A minor, Op. 102

11 February 2020 Tuesday 19.00 Grand hall
19.00 Grand hall

National Philharmonic of Russia. 
Conductor – Dmitri Matviyenko

Lukas Geniušas, piano
Andrey Gugnin, piano
Nikita Boriso-Glebsky, violin
Alexander Buzlov, cello
These four soloists are among the brightest Russian stars of the new generation, Moscow Conservatory graduates, and winners of numerous international competitions. Lukas Geniušas and Andrey Gugnin are disciples of a legendary Mosco conservatory piano tutor Vera Gornostayeva.

The National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia (NPR) was founded in January 2003 by the Ministry of Culture according to the special instruction of President Putin. The Orchestra united top orchestra musicians and gifted youth. During the 13 years of its activities, the NPR has succeeded in becoming one of the best symphonic orchestras of Russia and in gaining admiration from the audience and recognition from the professionals. Vladimir Spivakov, a world-known violinist and conductor, is the head of the Orchestra.

The National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia has been collaborating prominent conductors such as Michel Plasson, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Krzysztof Penderecki, James Conlon, Okko Kamu, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Alexander, Lazarev, John Nelson, Jan Latham-Koenig, Alexander Vedernikov, Tugan Sokhiev, Ken-David Masur, Simon Gaudenz, Stanislav Kochanovsky, Alexander Soloviev, and others.

The NPR’s repertoire covers the period from early classical symphonies to the newest works of modern composers. In the course of eleven years the Orchestra has presented many exceptional projects, world premieres, unique transcription series and concert cycles.

In accordance with its status and name, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia gives concerts not only in Moscow, but in various regions of Russia as well. The NPR ends up each season with a tour in Russia. The “Vladimir Spivakov Invites…” Festival is held annually. And every year the NPR takes part in the International Music Festival in Colmar, France. The Orchestra has toured extensively over the CIS countries and the Baltic countries, in Europe, the USA, China and Japan.

During past years the NPR has performed with many outstanding artists, such as Jessye Norman, Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras, Kiri Te Kanawa, Dmitry Hvorostovsky, Renee Fleming, Juan Diego Florez, Matthias Goerne, Waltraud Meier, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Marcelo Alvarez, Ramon Vargas, Violeta Urmana, Anna Netrebko, Gidon Kremer, Gil Shaham, Natalia Gutman, Alexander Knyazev, Arkady Volodos, Evgeny Kissin, Martha Argerich, Boris Berezovsky, Kun Woo-Paik, Marc-Andre Hamelin, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, and others.

Among many artists who have worked with the NPR on a regular basis are John Lill, Denis Matsuev, Nikoly Lugansky, Vadim Gluzman, Hibla Gerzmava, Albina Shagimuratova, Anna Aglatova, Vasily Ladyuk, Dmitry Korchak, Nikolay Tokarev, Alexander Romanovsky, Sergey Dogadin, David Garrett, Alexander Ramm, Alexander Gavrilyuk.