Historic Stage

11 November, 19:00
Conductor: Vladimir Andropov
Director: Igor Ushakov
Designer: Sergei Grachev

PROGRAM

PART I

Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Polonaise from the opera Eugene Onegin


Pyotr Tchaikovsky
“I Bless You, Forests” on poem by Alexei K. Tolstoy


Vladimir Matorin (bass)

Alexander Borodin
Gliding Dance of the Maidens  from the opera Prince Igor

Alexander Borodin
Aria of Khan Konchak “Are You Well, Prince?” from the opera Prince Igor


Vladimir Matorin (bass)

Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Aria of Joan “Yes, The Time Has Come!” from the opera The Maid of Orleans

Elena Zelenskaya (soprano)

Nikolai Rimsly-Korsakov
Song of the Varangian Guest from the Opera Sadko


Vladimir Matorin (bass)

Italian aria

Makvala Kasrashvili (soprano)

Modest Mussorgsky — Maurice Ravel
“In the Capital in Kiev” from the suite Pictures at an Exhibition


Modest Mussorgsky
Song of Varlaam “So It Was in the City of Kazan” from the opera Boris Godunov


Vladimir Matorin (bass)

Modest Mussorgsky
“The Song of the Flea” on poem from the Russian translation of Faust by J.W. von Goethe


Vladimir Matorin (bass)


PART II

Pavel Chesnokov
“An Evening Victim”
 

Vladimir Matorin (bass)

Alexander Alyabiev
“Evening Bell” on poem by Ivan Kozlov


Vladimir Matorin (bass)

“The Legend of the Twelve Robbers”
Russian folk song on poem by Nikolai Nekrasov (from Who Is Happy in Russia)


Vladimir Matorin (bass)

“Dubinushka”
Russian folk song on poem reworked by V. Bogdanov and A. Olkhin


Vladimir Matorin (bass)

“There Stands a High Mountain”
Ukrainian folk song on poem by Leonid Hlibov


Vladimir Matorin (bass)

Georgy Sviridov
Valse from Musical illustrations for Pushkin’s novel Snowstorm

Sergei Sadovsky
“Steppe all around” on poem by Ivan Surikov


Vladimir Matorin (bass)

“From the Island to the Midstream” (Song of Stenka Razin)
Russian folk song on poem by Dmitry Sadovnikov


Vladimir Matorin (bass)

Eugen Doga
Valse from the film My Sweet and Tender Beast

Nikolai Kharito
“Faded Chrysanthemums” on poem by Vasily Shumsky


Vladimir Matorin (bass)

Pyotr Bulakhov
“Shine, Shine, My Star” on poem by Vladimir Chuevsky

Vladimir Matorin (bass)

Florian Hermann, Adalgiso Ferraris
“Dark Eyes” on poem by Yevhen Hrebinka


Vladimir Matorin (bass)

Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, Bolshoi Theatre Chorus, Children Choir, Actors and Extras Ensemble
Osipov State Russian Folk Orchestra



				
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