VII Moscow Christmas Festival of Sacred Music


9 January 2017, 19.00
Svetlanov hall

Festival Opening Concert
Chesnokov, Golovanov, Rachmaninov, Sviridov, Cui,
metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev)
Mozart. Requiem


Academic Grand Choir «Masters of Choral Singing»
Lev Kontorovich, artistic director
Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Vladimir Spivakov, artistic director and principal conductor
Soloists:
Svetlana Kasyan, soprano
Julia Mazurova, mezzo-soprano
Alexei Tatarintsev, tenor
Dmitry Orlov, bass
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk – opening speech

12 January 2017, 19.00
Svetlanov hall

The Moscow Synodal Choir
Alexei Puzakov, artistic director
Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Vladimir Spivakov, artistic director and principal conductor
Alexei Puzakov, conductor
Soloists:
Naira Asatryan, soprano
Tatiana Jeranje, contralto
Students of the Central Music School at the Moscow State Conservatoire

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk


17 January 2017, 19.00
Svetlanov hall

J.S. Bach. Christmas Oratorio BWV 248 (1734)
Intrada, vocal ensemble
Ekaterina Antonenko, artistic director
Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Vladimir Spivakov, artistic director and principal conductor
Soloists:
Anastasia Belukova, soprano
Polina Shamaeva, mezzo-soprano
Paul Schweinester, tenor / Evangelist (Austria)
Tobias Berndt, bass (Germany)
Hans-Christoph Rademann, conductor (Germany)

18 January 2017, 19.00
Svetlanov hall

Coro Easo, San Sebastián (Spain)
Xalbador Rallo Sagarzazu, director


19 January 2017, 19.00
Svetlanov hall

The Moscow Sretensky Monastery Choir
Nikon Zhila, artistic director & conductor
Soloist – Gela Guralia, tenor altino

20 January 2017, 19.00
Svetlanov hall

Vienna Boys' Choir (Austria)
Gerald Wirth, president and artistic director

Mozart, Haydn, Schubert, de Kerle, Fux, Hasse, Wirth, von Herbeck, Britten, Christmas carols


24 January 2017, 19.00
Svetlanov hall

Academic Grand Choir «Masters of Choral Singing»
Lev Kontorovich, artistic director
The National Philharmonic of Russia
Vladimir Spivakov, conductor
Soloists:
Anna Aglatova, soprano
Svetlana Shilova, mezzo-soprano
Alexei Neklyudov, tenor
Oleg Tsybulko, bass

Saint-Saëns. Ave Maria in F major
Requiem
Ave Maria in A major
Tchaikovsky. Symphony №5 in E minor