The training I received at the Academy was difficult and at times harsh, but those who survived the experience emerged as real musicians.

Sir Georg Solti
Orthodox Christmas

15 December 2022, 19.00-21.00

Solti Hall

Orthodox Christmas Presented by Liszt Academy

Choir of Gnesin Russian Academy of Music

Rachmaninov: All-night Vigil, Op. 37 – 6. Bogorodishche Devo (Rejoice, Virgin Mary), 13. Dnes’ spaseniye (Today is the Salvation of the World), 14. Voskres iz groba (Risen from the Coffin), 15. Vzbrannoy voyevode (The Raised Voivode)
Rahmaninov: Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, Op. 31 – 3. Slava Otsu i Yedinorodny (The Only Begotten Son), 12. Tebe poem (We Praise Thee)
Pascal Dusapin: Umbrae mortis
Arvo Pärt: Tribute to Caesar
Arvo Pärt: The Woman with the Alabaster Box
Arvo Pärt: Magnificat
Arvo Pärt: Morning Star
Arvo Pärt: Alleluia-Tropus
Arvo Pärt: Nunc dimittis
James Macmillan: The Gallant Weaver
James Macmillan: Miserere
Ēriks Ešenvalds: Magnificat & Nunc dimittis
Tavener: Nunc dimittis
Tavener: Song for Athene

Choir of Gnesin Russian Academy of Music
Conductor: Alexander Ryzhisnkii
Anastasia Zhurakovskaya (soprano), Viktoria Mutsolgova (mezzo-soprano), Maksimilian Chikhachov (tenor), Vladislav Kashcheev (baritone)

Gnesin’s ensemble of contemporary music “Altro coro” was created in September 2010 in The Russian Gnesin Academy of Music. One of the main task of the ensemble is the popularization of the contemporary choral music. Their first concert was on 9 December 2010 in the Academy’s Concert Hall. The repertoire of the ensemble includes works by Arnold Schoenberg, Sofia Gubaidulina, Luciano Berio, Arvo Pärt, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Wolfgang Rihm, John Tavener, Heinz Holliger, Georgy Sviridov, Igor Macievskij, Valeri Kikta, Jefrem Podgaiz. Most compositions was performed in Russia first time. Over the years they have won numerous competitions in the Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Sweden and South Africa.


Presented by

Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music


HUF 1 200