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XXXIII December Nights of Sviatoslav Richter festival

04.12.2013 – 30.12.2013
The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts welcomes everyone to the annual music festival, founded in 1981 by the famous pianist Sviatoslav Richter and director of the museum Irina Antonova. This is a prestigious chamber music festival which attracts the brightest stars of classical music of Russian and International origin.

The festival is very popular and it might be not easy to get a ticket but we hope that fans of classicla music will be able to listen to a concert in Pushkin museum during their Moscow tours.


December 4, 19:00
Chamber orchestra "Kremerata Baltica" ( Lithuania). Artistic director and soloist Gidon Kremer (violin) . Soloist Alexei Mochalov (bass), classical music

December 5, 19:00
"Jerusalem Quartet " (Israel), classical music
Bartok, Janacek , Shostakovich

December 7, 19:00
Intrada Vocal Ensemble. Soloists Lily Gysin (soprano) , Julia Mennibaeva ( mezzo-soprano) , Tigran Matinyan (tenor), classical music
Debussy, Ravel , Messiaen , Barber, Ravel, Martin

December 9, 19:00
Michael Ashurov (violin ), Alexander Ilatovsky (viola) , Alexei Tolstoy (cello ), Alexander Buzlov (cello) , Andrey Ivanov ( bass), Ian Thomsen (flute , Norway ), Dmitry Vlasenko (drums ), Yuri semi-white (piano ) Igor Starikov (piano), classical music

December 10 and 12, 19:00
Venera Gimadieva (soprano), Olesya Petrova (mezzo-soprano ), Boris Rudak (tenor ), Alexander Trostyansky (violin ), Dmitry Novikov (violin), Ilya Hoffman (viola) , Rustam Komachkov (cello) , Paul Stepin ( bass) , Michael Beznosov (clarinet) , Mary Fedotov (flute) , Alex Goribol (piano), classical music
Prokofiev . Shostakovich, Mahler, Bruch, Desjatnikov

December 13, 19:00

Percussion Ensemble by Pekarsky. Alice Gitsba  (soprano ), Ivan Sokolov (piano)
classical music
Denisov, Gubaidulina, Schnittke, Stravinsky

December 15, 19:00
Julia Lezhneva (soprano ), Michail Antonenko (piano), classical music
Berlioz, Debussy

December 19, 19:00
Piano duet (France) : Lyudmila Berlin , Arthur Ansel
Britten , Lutoslawski , Stravinsky

 December 21, 19:00
Ilya Gringol'ts (violin, Switzerland), Alexander Buzlov (cello ), Michael Beznosov (clarinet), Itamar Golan (piano , Israel), classical music
Dorfman, Copland , Shostakovich

December 24, 19:00
Ignat Solzhenitsyn (piano , USA) classical music

December 26, 19:00
Chamber Orchestra " Soloists of Moscow" . Conductor and soloist Yuri Bashmet (viola) . Soloists Dmitry Sitkovetsky (violin , United Kingdom ), Alexander Buzlov (cello)
classical music
Bach, Pärt , Schnittke , Shostakovich

December 28, 19:00
Alexei Ogrinchuk (oboe ), Alexander GATT (oboe ), Nicolas Baldeyru (clarinet) , Sebastian Batyu (clarinet ), Alexander Szabo ( basset horn ) , Naoko Yoshimura ( basset horn ) , Julien Hardy (bassoon ) , Frederic Durand ( bassoon) , Benoit de Barson , Antoine Dreyfyus , Jerome Royat , South Vialon (all - French horn) , Rustem Gabdullin ( bass), classical music
Veres , Bozza , Frances , Mozart

December 30, 19:00
Opera "Mavra", suite from "A Soldier's Story", Alexander Martynov, Igor Vyalykh, Mary Patrushev, Olga Berezanskaya, Rosa Khairullina Rose (actress), conductors Alexei Vereshchagin, Andrew Ogievskii;  "House in Kolomna" by Pushkin read by Sergei Jursky

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