St Petersburg, The Mussorgsky Hall

Chamber music series

The ХVII festival International Conservatoire Week

Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Valse scherzo, Op. 34

Alexander Glazunov
Spanish Dance from the ballet Raymonda

Sergei Slonimsky
Songs to verses by Marina Tsvetaeva for middle voice and piano

Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 (3rd movement), arranged for xylophone I bless you, forests, Op. 47 No. 5

Sergei Slonimsky
Two Tales for harp

Dmitry Shostakovich
Piano Trio No. 1 in C minor, Op. 8

Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Say, of what in the shades of branches, Op. 57 No. 1

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
The clouds begin to scatter, Op. 42 No. 3

Anton Rubinstein
Russian Dance and Trepak, Op. 82 No. 6

The concert marking one hundred and fifty-five years since the establishment of the St Petersburg Conservatoire will feature professors and students of various performance faculties. The programme includes works by Alexander Glazunov, the continuous director of Russia's oldest institution of higher music education from 1907 to 1928, Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Dmitry Shostakovich, two leading graduates of the conservatoire, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, the founder of the St Petersburg school of composition who taught dozens of outstanding musicians, and Sergei Slonimsky – the patriarch of the present-day St Petersburg school of composition.

Age category 6+

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