Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra Performs at Strathmore (Video)
The Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Vladimir Spivakov will perform May 10 at 7 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. The pianist for this performance is Olga Kern — the 2001 Van Cliburn Gold Medalist.
Comprised of top-ranking soloists and former principle chairs of the great orchestras of Russia, the Moscow Virtuosi, under the leadership of Vladimir Spivakov, has been in demand since its inception 30 years ago. Since 1989, Mr. Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosi have released 22 recordings on the BMG/RCA Victor Red Seal label with guest soloists such as Evgueni Kissin and Mikhail Rudy, among others. The Moscow Virtuosi is the orchestra-in-residence at the Colmar International Festival (France).
Tickets start at $47 and may be purchased by calling 301.581.5100 or online at the Strathmore website.
Mozart: Divertimento No. 3 in F Major
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings, Op. 48
Shostakovich: Prelude & Scherzo, Op. 11
Elegy & Polka, Op. 36
Piazzolla: La Historia del Tango
The Orchestra performing Mozart’s Divertimento No. 3