Beethoven Hall

2 December, 19:30
Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra Cello Quartet:

Boris Lifanovsky
Vladimir Streltsov
Arseny Beznosikov
Stepan Khudyakov

Anna Grishina (piano)
Sergei Bobchenkov (bassoon)
Alexei Bazhalkin (bassoon)
Andrei Rudometkin (bassoon)
Alexei Murutaev (contraforte)
Oleg Samoilov (bass guitar)
Konstantin Semenov (percussion)
take part in the concert

PROGRAM

Part I


Giacomo Puccini
Aria of Cavaradossi from the opera Tosca

Transcription for four cellos

Francisco Tárrega 
“Requerdos de la Alhambra” 

Arranged for four сellos by W. Birtel

Giuseppe Verdi
Prelude to the opera La Traviata

Arranged for four cellos by A. Burford

Scott Joplin
Ragtime “The Entertainer”  

Edward Elgar
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85,
Part III (Adagio)

Transcription for four cellos

Viktor Osadchev
“Outside the Window” for four cellos and piano

Jim Johnston
“Beatlemania”



Part II

Duke Ellington
Three pieces
in transcription for four cellos

Henry Mancini
“Moon River”

Arranged for four cellos by M. Ayah

Michael Jackson
“Billie Jean”

Arranged for four cellos by E. Gilles

“Nothing Else Matters”
a song by the band Metallica
Transcription for four cellos

Astor Piazzolla 
Libertango”

Nikita Sukhikh
“Prelude” for four cellos and four bassoons

Dizzy Gillespie
“Night in Tunisia”

Arranged for four cellos, four bassoons and percussion set by Sergei Bobchenkov



				
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