St Petersburg, Concert Hall

The Children’s Chorus of St Petersburg TV and Radio


First concert of the thirty-sixth subscription
Marking 60 years of the ensemble

Director: Igor Gribkov


PROGRAMME:
Dmitry Bortnyansky
Choral Concerto To You, God, Be Praise

Pyotr Tchaikovsky
The Angel Cried Out

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Highlight from the chorus Prayers for the Unfailing Mother of God
Grace of the World
We Sing to Thee

Pavel Chesnokov
Our Diligent Protectress

Alexander Grechaninov
Choral concerto Give Ear to My Prayer

Andrei Petrov
Song of Mother's Love from the film The Blue Bird

Freddie Mercury
Bohemian Rhapsody

Boris Grebenshchikov
Silver, My Lord, Giveth Me

Vyacheslav Butusov
Walking on Water

Yuri Shevchuk
Candles

John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Eleanor Rigby
With a Little Help from my Friends

John Lennon
Women

Brian May
Teo torriatte

Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus
Dancing Queen
Does Your Mother Know
Mamma Mia

John Lennon, Paul McCartney
All You Need Is Love

About the performers

The St Petersburg Radio and TV Children’s Chorus was founded in 1955 and was the first children’s chorus to feature in the USSR’s broadcasting system. The ensemble has collaborated with such outstanding musicians as Yuri Slavnitsky and Isaak Dunayevsky. Currently the chorus takes part in choral and symphony music concerts, operas, plays and other official events. The ensemble tours throughout Russia and to Japan, the USA and Europe.
The chorus’ repertoire includes works from various eras and styles, such as Britten’s War Requiem and the cantata Ceremony of Carols, Mahler’s Third and Eighth Symphonies and Orff’s Carmina Burana.
The St Petersburg Radio and TV Children’s Chorus is a regular participant in Mariinsky Theatre performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (choreography by George Balanchine), The Nutcracker (production by Mihail Chemiakin), А True Story about Cinderella (directed by Arkady Gevondov) and The Queen of Spades.

Age category 6+

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The highlighting of performances by age represents recommendations.

This highlighting is being used in accordance with Federal Law N139-FZ dated 28 July 2012 “On the introduction of changes to the Federal Law ‘On the protection of children from information that may be harmful to their health and development’ and other legislative acts of the Russian Federation.”