The Musica Viva Moscow Chamber Orchestra’s Concert

The Musica Viva Moscow Chamber Orchestra’s Concert


On December 17, the Heydar Aliyev Center shall host the concert by the Musica Viva Moscow Chamber Orchestra.


The concert’s repertoire includes pieces by V.M.Mozart, J.S.Bach, A.Arensky and D.Shostakovich.


The orchestra’s chief and art director Alexander Rudin (cello) will perform at the concert, along with Alexei Volodin (piano) and Andrey Ershov (trumpet).


Tickets are available at the Center’s Box Office, as well as at iTicket website and ticket outlets.


The Musica Viva Chamber Orchestra was founded in Moscow back in 1978. Alexander Rudin, a conductor, cellist and pianist, has been the Orchestra’s director as of 1988. Viva Musica is a multifaceted music group performing a variety of genres. The Orchestra’s repertoire includes some truly rare pieces of the Russian and European classic music along with works by contemporary authors. In 10 recent years, the Viva Musica succeeded in a number of serious projects, i.e. presenting operas and oratorio with renowned singers and conductors involved.


The Musica Viva is a constant participant of international music festivals. Geography of the Orchestra’s performances includes Germany, Belgium, Czech Republic, China, Finland, France, India, Italy, Latvia, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Spain, Taiwan and Japan. A set of discs were recorded with various companies.


Alexander Rudin is the People’s Artist of Russia and the winner of multiple national awards. A worldwide-renowned cellist, he is also actively involved in conducting symphony and chamber orchestras, playing piano, researching and mentoring, as well as editing chamber music for orchestras. His repertoire knows no boundaries: his cello plays pieces up to 400 years of age, both recognized and never played before.


Alexei Volodin is among the most gifted representatives of the Russian piano school, also known for his impeccable techniques. A winner of the Concours Géza Anda International Piano Competition in Zurich in 2003, he conquered a number of world-class music halls ever since.


Andrey Yershov, a trumpeter, is a graduate of the Moscow State Conservatory (class of  2011) and a soloist at the K.Stanislavski and A.Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre.