Philharmonic presented at the National Auditorium Vladimir Fedoseyev Alexei Volodin with pianist

Alexei Volodin

Philharmonic presents the next 9 May at the National Auditorium teacher Vladimir Fedoseyev junto al pianista Alexei Volodin . This time we will offer one of the most famous and emblematic symphonies of Russian repertoire: the Quinta from Shostakóvich.

Fedoseyev and Shostakovich were contemporaries, They met and collaborated. The version that the teacher will give us the fifth Symphony It will be explained from tradition, friendship and admiration.

interpreters: Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, Alexei Volodin , vladimir Fedoseyev


Chaikovsky, Piano Concerto No.. 1, in B flat minor, on. 23

Shostakóvich, symphony No.. 5, in D minor, on. 47

Thursday 9 May 2019 | 19.30 h | Symphony Hall of the National Auditorium

VLADIMIR FEDOSEYEV: A great teacher of Russian tradition

We are fortunate to have with us again to Maestro Vladimir Fedoseyev, living legend of the recent Russian musical history. Vladimir Fedoseyev was designed by Evgeny Mravinsky conductor, the same as, he 21 November 1937 He premiered in Leningrad with the Philharmonic Orchestra of the city, the symphony No. 5 de Shostakóvich.

Years later, he Maestro Fedoseyev had the great opportunity to meet Dmitri Shostakovich in person during preparation of the release of its symphony No. 15, performed by the Symphony Orchestra Tchaikovsky, under the baton of Max Shostakovich, son of composer.

"I learned a lot about Shostakovich thanks to other nearby Master composers, como Boris Chaikovsky, Mechislav Weinberg, georgiy Sviridov. – Fedoseyev explained- Through their stories, their memories and my own observations seeing the Master, I settled everything in one portrait: Shostakovich was a brilliant and complex person. The most important thing this complex portrait, It was the music that was not yet fully open; I am sure that as the music live, It develops over time and over time. Shostakovich is my favorite composer of the twentieth century”.


The rich Russian musical tradition has given us great composers, but also interpreters, especially, pianist. Sviatoslav Richter, Vladimir Horowitz, Emil Guilels O mariya Yúdina They are four of the pillars that underpin this pianistic tradition, from which, Alexei Volodin is one of the most significant heirs.

Valery Gergiev, one of the great mentors pianist career, He said: “Young pianists of today's Russian pianists, Alexei Volodin is the one that has clearly inherited the sound of Guilels ".

Volodin was present in the first season of the Philharmonic 28 February 2013, where, along with Baberger Symphoniker and Jonathan Nott as director, interpreted the Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 5, "Emperor".


Founded in 1930, the Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra was the first symphony orchestra of Soviet radio. Once dissolved the USSR, in 1993, the Russian Ministry of Culture rechristened with the name formation Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, name, Besides, recognizes its important role in promoting much of the music of Russian composer. Vladimir Fedoseyev is the current chief conductor from 1974; along these forty-five years, the master and his predecessors have contributed decisively to the artistic development of training, taking the lead and making it one of the most important orchestras in Russia. Interpretations of Maestro Fedoseyev are known worldwide for their depth, artistic passion Y great sensitivity to the national character of Russian music. With the Master in front, Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra has been the first Russian orchestra, with Russian director, to record the complete set of Beethoven symphonies.