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International Cello Festival


Artistic Director of the Festival is Boris Andrianov



Moscow, November 16-25





Wednesday 7.00 p.m.

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

4/31 Triumfalnaya Square


Torleif Thedéen (Cello, Sweden)

Nicolas Altstaedt (Cello, Germany)

Evgeni Tonkha (Cello)

Boris Andrianov (Cello)


State Symphony Orchestra

“Novaya Rossiya”

Conductor - Rossen Gergov (Bulgaria)


The Concert Program

E. Elgar. Concerto for Cello and Orchestra

A. Dvořák. Concerto for Cello and Orchestra

R. Dubugnon. Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (premiere in Russia)

A. Drubich. Kaddish for Cello and Orchestra (premiere in Russia)





Friday 7.00 p.m.

Moscow International House of Music, Chamber Hall

Kosmodamianskaya Embankment 52, building 8

Valeria Kogan (Piano, vocal)

Artur Smolianinov (Artistic expression)

Boris Andrianov (Cello)


The Concert Program

“Rivers and streets. Joseph Brodsky”

Rhymes and instrumental composition for three musical instruments and voices based on Joseph Brodsky’s poetic observations and sketches



Sunday 7.00 p.m.

The Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory

Bolshaya Nikitskaya str. 13

David Geringas (Cello, Germany)

Philipp Kopachevskiy (Piano)


The Concert Program

L. van Beethoven. All sonatas for cello and piano



Tuesday 7.00 p.m.

The Small Hall of Moscow Conservatory

Tutorial building No. 1

Bolshaya Nikitskaya str. 13

Cello Duello

Jens Peter Maintz (Cello, Germany)

Wolfgang Emmanuel Schmidt (Cello, Germany)


The Concert Program

J. Haydn. Duet for two Cellos in D Major

S.N. Eichberg. Toccata for Two Cellos

A.F. Servais. Caprice based on G. Rossini’s “Le comte Ory” (Cello Duello orchestration)

D. Popper. Suite for Two Cellos

N. Paganini. Variations on a theme from opera G. Rossini’s “Moses in Egypt” (Cello Duello orchestration)



Friday 7.00 p.m.

Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

4/31 Triumfalnaya Square


140th anniversary of Pablo Casals’ birth


Claudio Bohorquez (Cello, Germany)

Giovanni Sollima (Cello, Italy)

Boris Andrianov (Cello)


Moscow City Symphony Orchestra “Russian Philharmonic”

Conductor - Vahan Mardirossian (France)


The Concert Program

S. Prokofiev. Concertino for Cello and Orchestra

I. Albeniz. Spanish Dances

E. Granados. Spanish Dances

M. de Falla. Spanish Dances

G. Sollima. Antidotum Tarantulae XXI, Concerto for two Cellos and Orchestra

L. Leo. Concerto for Cello, Strings and Basso Continuo in D Minor

Tickets are available at the box office of the Moscow State Academic Philharmonic Hall, at the box offices of concert halls, or online on: To booking tickets call: 8 (495) 232-04-00, 8 (495) 232-53-53, 8 (495) 699-22-62.

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