Beethoven Hall

24 November, 19:30
26 November, 19:30
Part I

SONGS FOR CHILDREN, op. 54
to lyrics by Aleksey Pleshcheyev (1-14), Ivan Surikov (15), Konstantin Aksakov (16)

1. Granny and Grandson
Alexei Kursanov (tenor)
David Posulikhin (tenor)

2. Little Bird 
Elmira Karakhanova (soprano)
Elizaveta Narsia (soprano)

3. Spring: The Grass Grows Green
Alexei Kursanov (tenor)
David Posulikhin (tenor)

4. My Little Garden
Elmira Karakhanova (soprano)
Elizaveta Narsia (soprano)

5. Legend
Dmitry Cheblykov (baritone)
Nikolai Zemlyanskikh (baritone)
Rauf Timaergazin (baritone)

6. On the Bank
Elmira Karakhanova (soprano)
Elizaveta Narsia (soprano)

7. Winter Evening
Maria Motolygina (soprano)

8. The Cuckoo
Elmira Karakhanova (soprano)

9. Spring: The Snow is Already Melting
Alexei Kursanov (tenor)
David Posulikhin (tenor)

10. Lullaby in a Storm
Ulyana Biryukova (mezzo-soprano)

11. The Little Flower
Elmira Karakhanova (soprano)
Elizaveta Narsia (soprano)

12. Winter
Alexei Kulagin (bass)

13. Spring Song
Elmira Karakhanova (soprano)
Elizaveta Narsia (soprano)

14. Autumn
Ulyana Biryukova (mezzo-soprano)

15. The Swallow
Dmitry Cheblykov (baritone)
Nikolai Zemlyanskikh (baritone)
Rauf Timergazin (baritone)

16. Child’s Song: My Lizochek
Elmira Karakhanova (soprano)
Elizaveta Narsia (soprano)


Part II

SIX ROMANCES, op. 57

1. Tell Me, What in the Shade of the Branches? to lyrics by Vladimir Sollogub
Maria Motolygina (soprano)

2. On the Golden Cornfields to lyrics by Aleksey K. Tolstoy
Dmitry Cheblykov (baritone)
Rauf Timergazin (baritone)

3. Do Not Ask to lyrics by Aleksandr Strugovshchikov (after Goethe)
Maria Barakova (mezzo-soprano)
Ulyana Biryukova (mezzo-soprano)

4. Sleep! to lyrics by Dmitry Merezhkovsky
Alexei Kursanov (tenor)
David Posulikhin (tenor)

5. Death to lyrics by Dmitry Merezhkovsky
Maria Barakova (mezzo-soprano)

6. Only You Alone to lyrics by Aleksey Pleshcheyev
Ulyana Biryukova (mezzo-soprano)

NIGHT 
Quartet to lyrics by NN (Pyotr Tchaikovsky)

Elmira Karakhanova (soprano)
Maria Motolygina (soprano)
Maria Barakova (mezzo-soprano)
Alexei Kursanov (tenor)
David Posulikhin (tenor)
Alexei Kulagin (bass)

NATURE and LOVE 
Trio to lyrics by NN (Pyotr Tchaikovsky)

Elizaveta Narsia (soprano)
Elmira Karakhanova (soprano)
Maria Barakova (mezzo-soprano)/
Maria Motolygina (soprano)

ROMEO and JULIET 
Duet to lyrics by Alexander Sokolovsky (after Shakespeare)

Maria Motolygina (soprano)
Alexei Kursanov (tenor)
David Posulikhin (tenor)

Pastorale “SHEPHERD’S SINCERITY”
from the opera The Queen of Spades

Elmira Karakhanova (soprano)
Maria Motolygina (soprano)
Dmitry Cheblykov (baritone)
Nikolai Zemlyanskikh (baritone)
Ulyana Biryukova (mezzo-soprano)

Rechitative and Ballade of TOMSKY
from the opera The Queen of Spades
Dmitry Cheblykov (baritone)

Piano part – Valeria Prokofieva, Sergei Konstantinov, Mikhail Korshunov