Wednesday's concert featured works by Russian composers Alexander Borodin
, Sergey Rachmaninov, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.
Opera singers Irina Dolzhenko, Maria Gavrilova, Vasily Ladyuk, Ivan Maksimeiko, Alexander Naumenko, Nikolai Kazansky, Alexander Borodin
, Stanislav Mostovoy and others also took part in the play conducted by Pavel Klinichev.
7", "Nocturne, Alexander Borodin
theme from String Quartet #2" (arrangement by Brian Hagen), "Contemplation, Felix Mendelssohn Opus 30, No.
A Peter Tchaikovsky B Modest Mussorgsky C Mikhail Glinka D Alexander Borodin
The same concert includes John Williams' "Star Wars Suite" and Alexander Borodin
's Symphony No.
Composed by Alexander Borodin
, a prominent composer of the late 19th century Romantic era, Prince Igor premiered at the famed Mariinsky Theatre in 1890.
The programme had three examples - Dmitri Shostakovich's short and cheery 9th symphony, Tchaikovsky's well-known Fantasy Overture from Romeo and Juliet, and Alexander Borodin
's lyrical Nocturne, in a fine arrangement for string orchestra by that paean of the Prom concerts, Sir Malcolm Sargent.
Based on Edward Knoblock s 1911 play and adapting Alexander Borodin
's lushly romantic melodies, the 1954 Tony Award-winning musical set in ancient Baghdad follows the twists and turns of kismet-or fate--as its protagonist, The Poet, morphs from hapless beggar flogging his "rhymes, fine rhymes" on the street to well-to-do townsman.
The program also includes Franz Schubert's "Unfinished" Symphony, Movement 1 and Alexander Borodin
's "Polovetsian Dances," as well as short pieces for each section of the orchestra.
Composers include: Anton Arensky (1861-1906), Cesar Cui (1835-1918), Alexander Balakirev (1837-1910), Alexander Borodin
(1833-1887), Alexander Dargomyzhsky (1813-1869), Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936), Mikhail Glinka (1804-1857), Alexander Grechaninov (1864-1956), Alexander Gurilev (1803-1858), Mikhail Ippolito-Ivanov (1859-1935), Nikolai Medtner (1880-1951), Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881), Sergey Rachmaninoff (1873-1943), Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908), Anton Rubinstein (18291894), Sergey Taneyev (1856-1915), Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), Alexander Varlamov (1801-1848).
This time six musicians from the orchestra will meet on stage and present two string sextets by Russian romantic composer Alexander Borodin
and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
, primarily a scientist rather than a composer, died before completing his opera, Prince Igor.