Programs

Recitals

“Eleganza”

Alexander Scriabin
3 Pieces, Op.2

  1. Etude in C# minor
  2. Prelude in B major
  3. Impromptu a la Mazur

Anton Arensky
Six Essais sur des rythmes oublies, Op. 28

  1. Logaedes
  2. Peons
  3. Ioniques
  4. Sari
  5. Strophe alceenne
  6. Strophe sapphique

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Variations on a theme of Corelli, Op.42

Nikolai Medtner
Forgotten Melodies I, Op.38

  1. Sonata-reminiscenza

Sergei Prokofiev
Piano Sonata No.7, Op.83


“Lullabies”

Ottorino Respighi
Notturno

Frederic Chopin
Berceuse in D-Flat, Op. 57

Sergey Akhunov
Sketch V

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 6 Romances, Op.16: I. Cradle Song

Franz Liszt
Wiegenlied, S.198 (Chant Berceuse)

Anton Batagov
Lullaby (From the Film Breathing In — Breathing Out)

Igor Vdovin
Prelude in D-moll

Sergey Akhunov
Sketch VII “in memory of Satie”

Leonid Desyatnikov
Lullaby (From the film “Moscow”)

Valentin Silvestrov
Two Pieces For Piano

Robert Schumann
Albumblatter, Op. 124: No. 16, Schlummerlied


The musical-theatrical performances

“An Unknown Friend”

Duet for Piano and Voice
Based on Ivan Bunin’s Story “An Unknown Friend”
Fourteen elegant letters from an unknown woman to the anonymous writer (recites by Ksenia Rappoport) together with the music of Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Ravel, Debussy, Foret, Batagov and Karmanov (playing by Polina Osetinskaya).


“Concerted Action”

The literature performance.
Unreleased stories and poems from the famous Russian writer Lyudmila Ulitskaya together with the music of Bach, Desyatnikov, Vass, Scarlatti and Kaleis playing by Polina Osetinskaya.


“Devil, Soldier and Violin”

The musical-theatrical production “Devil, Soldier and Violin” based on The Soldier’s Story and other compositions by Igor Stravinsky has been created to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the work (originally premiered in Switzerland on 28 September 1918). It is brilliant music performed by outstanding musicians, fine poetic text by Mikhail Uspensky, animated drawings by Andrei Makarevich, computer animation, video and lighting effects.
Main roles: Vladimir Pozner, Andrey Makarevich, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Polina Osetinskaya, Igor Fedorov and others.


Duets/Trios

“The flowers & fairy tales” with Elena Revich (violin)

Anton Arensky
Forget-me-not in E minor. ¹ 10, op. 36 (24 Characteristic Pieces). Arrangement for violin and piano by K. Mostras.

Sergey Rachmaninoff
Daisies in F major. ¹ 3, îð. 38 (6 Romances). Arrangement for violin and piano by J. Heifetz.

Sergey Rachmaninoff
Lilacs in A-flat major. ¹ 5, îð. 21 (12 Romances).

Anton Arensky
4 pieces for violin and piano (op.30).

Sergey Taneyev
Concert Suite for violin and piano in G minor (op. 28), ¹ 3 — Fairy Tale.

Nikolai Medtner
Sonata ¹ 1 for violin and piano in B minor (îð 21).

Igor Stravinsky
Russian dance from the ballet Petrushka. Arrangement for violin and piano by I. Stravinsky and S. Dushkin.

Igor Stravinsky
Russian maiden’s song from the opera buffa Mavra. Arrangement for violin and piano by I. Stravinsky and S. Dushkin.

Nikolai Medtner
Two Fairy Tales (op. 20), ¹ 1 (in B minor). Arrangement for violin and piano by J. Heifetz.

Nikolai Medtner
Six Fairy Tales (op. 51), ¹ 1 (in D minor).


The concert trio with Maria Fedotova (flute) and Anton Gakkel (cello)

Franz Joseph Haydn
Piano Trio ¹ 17 in F major.

Franz Schubert
Introduction and Variations on Trockne Blumen for flute and piano. Two moments musicaux.

Valentin Silvestrov
Two excerpts from Kitsch Music.

Nikolai Kapustin
Trio for flute, cello and piano (op. 86).


Duet with Maxim Vengerov (violin)

Program I

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Violin Sonata in B-flat Major, K. 454

Franz Schubert
Fantasy in C Major, D. 934

Richard Strauss
Violin Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 18

Joseph Maurice Ravel
“Tzigane”

Program II

Johannes Brahms

  • Sonate ¹ 1 C-Dur op. 1
  • Sonate ¹ 2 fis-Moll op. 2
  • Scherzo c-Moll fur Violine und Klavier / 3. Satz aus der F-A-E-Sonate
  • Sonate ¹ 3 f-Moll op. 5


“Cinema and theater music” with Alexei Goribol (piano)

Leonid Desyatnikov
“Echoes of Theatre”, suite for piano

Alfred Schnittke
“Revis Fairy Tale”, suite for two pianos from the music for the spectacle of Taganka Theatre for two pianos

Leonid Desyatnikov

  • Nocturne from the motion picture “Giselle’s Mania” for piano
  • “Du cote de chez Swan” (“Swan’s Way”) for two pianos

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Two fragments from the balley “Sleeping Beauty” (arranged for piano four hands by Desyatnikov)

Andrei Petrov

  • Overture from the movie “Taming of the Fire” for two pianos
  • Waltz from the movie “Beware of the Car” for two pianos

Mikael Tariverdiev
Intermezzo from the movie “Seventeen Moments of Spring” for two pianos

Vladislav Uspenskiy
Waltz from musical drama “Anna Karenina” for two pianos

Leonid Desyatnikov

  • Lullaby from the motion picture “Moscow” for piano
  • Foxtrot from the motion picture “Target” for piano four hands

Valerii Gavrilin
Pieces from “Sketches” for piano four hands (used later in “Anyuta” ballet): Walz. Clocks. Tarantella


“Gravitation” with Anton Batagov (piano)

Anton Batagov
“The Last Alchemist” (dedicated to Evgeny Golovin)

Henry Purcell
Chaconne in G minor Z.807

Claude Debussy
Six Eepigraphes Antiques

Anton Batagov
“Buster Keaton”

Philip Glass
“Prison” (from opera “Einstein on the Beach”)

David Lang
“Gravity”

Moris Ravel
“Bolero” (for two pianos)


“Movie music” with Elena Revich (violin) and Roman Goncharov (alto)

Leonid Desyatnikov
Sketches to sunset

George Gershwin
Music from the opera “Porgy and Bess” (3 pieces)

Leonid Desyatnikov

  • Nocturne from the Alexei Uchitel’s film “Giselle’s Mania”
  • “Credit Titles” from Valerii Todorovski’s film “Moscow Nights”

Harry Warren
“I Know Why” from the H. Bruce Humberstone’s film “Sun Valley Serenade”

Charlie Chaplin
“Smile” from the Charlie Chaplin’s film “Modern Times”

Sergey Dreznin
Fantasy for piano and violin (after Dunayevsky).

Nino Rota
Suite for piano from the Federico Fellini’s film “Casanova”

Pietro Mascagni
Intermezzo from the opera “Cavalleria rusticana” from the Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Godfather”

Sergey Dreznin
“To the memory of Michael”

Carlos Gardel
“Por una cabeza” from the Martin Brest’s film “Scent of a Woman”


“Gia Cancheli. I didn’t like clarinet”
Duet with Julian Milkis (clarinet)

Part I

Canadian director Olga Antimoni’s documentary “Gia Cancheli. I didn’t like clarinet”

Part II

Gian Canceli’s work “Miniatures for Clarinet and Piano — Music by Theater and Cinema” for clarinet and piano


There are also more than fifty concerts for piano and orchestra available.
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