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Performances: 2014,2013,
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See also: Performances-Archives:
2012/ 2011/2010/ 2009/ 2008/ 2007/ 2006

 

2015
25 Jan-7 Feb 2015 Switzerland

Elena Firsova “3 Gedichte von O. Mandelstam” für Sopran und Klavier
Absolut Trio 
with Soprano Eva Nievergelt 

7.Februar 2015, 20h Salle Faller in La Chaux-de-Fonds
5. Februar 2015, 20h Gare Du Nord in Basel
4. Februar 2015, 20h Marianischer Saal in Luzern
1. Februar 2015, 17h Kultur- und Kongresszentrum in Aarau
30. Januar 2015, 20h Alter Konservatoriumssaal in Bern
29. Januar 2015, 20h Theater Rigiblick in Zürich
27. Januar 2015, 20h Farel-Saal in Biel
25. Januar 2015, 17h Lokremise in St. Gallen

2014
 
19 November 2014 – Kings Place, London

Rezetdinov Time Lapse (UK premiere)
Smirnov Dream Journey
Holst Savitri 
Matthews Divertimento 
Ashworth New commission (UK premiere)
http://melossinfonia.co.uk/upcoming-concerts
Box office – 020 7520 1490

16 November  2014 – St. Petersburg Philharmonia

Smirnov Dream Journey (Russian premiere)
Walton Façade..(Russian premiere)
Rezetdinov Time Lapse (World premiere)
Maxwell Davies Eight Songs for a Mad King..(Russian premiere)
http://melossinfonia.co.uk/upcoming-concerts

16 November 2014, 17.00 Uhr Capitol in Offenbach, Germany

Elena Firsova “Leaving” 
Neue Philharmonie Frankfurt, 
conducted by Anna Skryleva

16 November 2014,  The International Festival of Sacred Music in Pordenone

Elena Firsova Crucifixion op. 63 (1993) for cello and bayan
Ex Novo Ensemble
Carlo Teodoro, cello
Germano Scurti, bayan

15 November 2014, Teatro La Fenice, Venice

Elena Firsova Crucifixion op. 63 (1993) for cello and bayan
Ex Novo Ensemble
Carlo Teodoro, cello
Germano Scurti, bayan

Saturday, 11 October 2014  at 7.30pm St Saviours Church - St Albans 

Beethoven Piano Concerto No.5 in Eb "The Emperor"
Soloist: Alissa Firsova (piano)
Conductor: Lev Parikian
Programme: Overture: The Bartered Bride (Smetana)
Symphony No. 5 (Tchaikovsky)

April 26, 2014, 7:30 pm
LOGAN CENTRE for the ARTS
Chicago USA

Elena Firsova: Purgatorio (No. 11 Quartet) 

Patricia Barber Quartet

Frozen Time
Saturday, January 11, 2014
7:30pm

Asia Society Texas Center 

Elena Firsova. Frozen Time

(The Brown Foundation Performing Arts Theater)
Continuing its venture into new spaces, 
Musiqa will present "Frozen Time" 
at Asia Society Texas Center in 
The Brown Foundation Performing Arts Theater. 
Combining the “Frozen Time” theme 
with the premiere of Musiqa composer 
Marcus Karl Maroney's Fotofest inspired work adds 
a new dimension to the frozen moments in time of photography. 
The program will include two world premieres by Musiqa composers 
Karim Al-Zand and Marcus Maroney, 
as well as three works by Asian composers: 
Karen Tanaka, Lei Liang and Elena Firsova. 

The program will also feature poetry by 
University of Houston poet and nationally recognized author, Nick Flynn.

2013
October 22, 2013, 7pm
NEC Symphony Winds
Boston USA

Elena Firsova: Captivity op85

William Drury, conductor

October 17, 2013, 1pm
St John Smiths Square
London

Elena Firsova: A Triple Portrait

Marsyas Trio

September 27, 2013, 7pm 
HELSINKI Finland
Concert Hall

Elena Firsova: Beyond The 7 Seals

The Finnish Radio Orchestra

Tugan Sohjiev, Conductor

September  24, 2013 8pm
Theatre de Cornouaille
Quimper FRANCE 

Smirnov: Pastorale
Elena Firsova: Autumn Music

Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne

Darrell Ang, Conductor
 

42 A RUE SAINT-MELAINE - BP 30823 
35108 RENNES CEDEX 3 - FRANCE 
Tél. : +33 (0)2 99 275 285

September 20, 2013 8pm
Theatre de Bretagne
RENNES FRANCE

Smirnov: Pastorale
Elena Firsova: Autumn Music

Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne

Darrell Ang, Conductor
 

42 A RUE SAINT-MELAINE - BP 30823 
35108 RENNES CEDEX 3 - FRANCE 
Tél. : +33 (0)2 99 275 285

SUSA FESTIVAL
DENMARK Ringsted 
1 September 11 am

Elena Firsova: Amoroso (string quartet no4)

Ensemble 01

Barkham Concert
(Prelude to the October 2013 
Two Moors International Festival)
Barkham Farm South Molton EX36 3LU
Friday, 30 August 2013 7.30pm

THE MARSYAS TRIO
Flute: Helen Vidovich
'Cello: Valerie Welbanks
Piano: Fei Ren 
THE GREAT GENDER DIVIDE
Elena Firsova: Meditation in a Japanese Garden
Hilary Tann: Gardens of Anna Maria Luisa de Medici
Kaija Saariaho: Mirrors (Flute and Cello) 
Clara Schumann: Caprice à la Boléro (Piano)
Cécile Chaminade: Arabesque (Piano) 
Elena Firsova: Spring Sonata (Flute & Piano)
Elena Firsova: A Triple Portrait
(commissioned by Marsyas Trio)

25. August 2013, Berlin Mendelssohn-Remise  (17h)
Maacha DEUBNER (soprano)

Violeta Dinescu: "Ich bin in Sehnsucht eingehüllt" (S. Meerbaum-Eisinger)
Elena Firsova: "Tristia/ Sorrows" für Sop und Vc (UA)
(Ossip Mandelstam) 
u.a. 
Ehrengard v. Gemmingen, Violoncello 
Yuko Tomeda, Klavier 
Mendelssohn-Remise 
Jägerstraße 51 
10117 Berlin 
U2 Hausvogteiplatz, U6 Französische Straße / Friedrichstraße 
T 030. 81 70 47-26 
F 030. 81 70 4-27 
http://www.mendelssohn-remise.de/veranstaltungen.php?lang=1 
www.GEDOK-berlin.de

17 JULY 2013
BREGENZ, AUSTRIA

L. van Beethoven / Dmitri SMIRNOV: PAPAGENO VARIATIONS for orchestra WP 

 

The Osnabrück Symphony Orchestra had made a guest appearance in Volgograd, the former Stalingrad, in the beginning of February 2013 as the first German orchestra since the Second World War. Together with the Volgograd Philharmonic Orchestra, the Osnabrück Symphony performed the world premiere of 

Elena Firsova’s ”Erwartung“

for mixed choir and orchestra as part of the central memorial concert commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Stalingrad.

On 1 June 2013 Osnabrück

the Volgograd Philharmonic Orchestra will be making their guest appearance in Osnabrück. The two orchestras will present the german premiere of the symphonic choir work under the direction of Andreas Hotz in an open-air concert.

On the programme as well is the Ninth Symphony of Ludwig van Beethoven.

1 June 2013
Osnabrück
Domhof, 8:30 PM
German premiere: 
Elena Firsova’s ”Erwartung“
for mixed choir and orchestra
Volgograd Philharmonic Orchestra
Osnabrück Symphony Orchestra
Choir/Extra Choir of the Theater Osnabrück
Domchor and Youth Choir Osnabrück
Marienkantorei Osnabrück
Andreas Hotz (direction)


2012
28 August 2012 
St Martin-in-the-Fields 1pm
Marsyas Trio 

Elena Firsova: 
Meditation in the Japanese Garden
Triple Portrait

Cycle de musiques sacrées du Festival d’Avignon 2012

12 juillet – Collégiale Saint-Agricol – 12h
Gérard Mc Burney et musique contemporaine russe. 
Dimitri Chostakovitch (1906 - 1975)
Extrait des 24 Préludes et Fugues Op.87 pour piano (1950-51) : 
Prélude et Fugue I, adapté pour orgue 
William Byrd (1543 - 1623) A Fancy
Dimitri Smirnov (né en 1948)
Love for solo organ Op. 116 from The Sketches to « Othello-Music » (2006)
John Redford (mort en 1547) Pièce pour orgue
John Taverner (1490 - 1545) Pièce pour orgue 
Philip ap Rhys (1547 - 1559) Pièce pour orgue 
Dimitri Smirnov (né en 1948)
Diptych for organ solo Op. 70 (1992) : « Los », « Enitharmon »
Henry Purcell ( 1659 - 1695) Voluntary in D minor
Gérard Mc Burney (né en 1954)
« For Words, A Prayer for Organ » (2007)
Deux pièces pour orgue en création mondiale (2012)
Dimitri Chostakovitch (1906 - 1975)
Extrait de l’Opéra « Lady Macbeth von Mzensk » Op. 29 (1934) : Passacaille pour orgue 
Gérard McBurney (Chicago), conception et présentation 
Luc Antonini (Avignon), orgue 

12 June 2012
Bledington Music Festival

Elena Firsova: De profundis WP
played by Jess Hayes & Alissa Firsova

19 May 2012
Iffley Music Society
Le Chatelier Piano Quartet
Elena Firsova: Frozen Time op 47
25 April 2012
The Forge, London
Marsyas Trio & Ligeti Quartet
Elena Firsova: 
Spring Sonata, 
String Quartrt no 8, 
Hymn to Spring, 
A Triple Portrait,
The Night Demons,
Tender is the Sorrow
22 April 2012
Synthermia Music Festival, Greece
Idee Fixe ensemble
Dmitri Smirnov: Abel
Elena Firsova:  Tender is the Sorrow WP
Чикагский симфонический оркестр
Дирижёр – Риккардо Мути, Италия.

18 апреля, Большой зал Московской консерватории.
Д. Смирнов – «Космическая одиссея» для симфонического оркестра,
Н. Рота – Музыка из кинофильма «Леопард» Л. Висконти,
Д. Шостакович – Симфония № 5 ре минор.

19 апреля, Большой зал Московской консерватории.
Д. Смирнов – «Космическая одиссея» для симфонического оркестра,
Р. Штраус – «Смерть и просветление» – симфоническая поэма,
С. Франк – Симфония ре минор.

21 апреля, Большой зал Санкт-Петербургской филармонии
Д. Смирнов – «Космическая одиссея» для симфонического оркестра,
Р. Штраус – «Смерть и просветление» – симфоническая поэма,
С. Франк – Симфония ре минор.

 8 March 2012 St Hilda's College, Cowley Place, Oxford OX4 1DY 20:00

Jacqueline Du Pré Music Building
St Hilda's College, Cowley Place, Oxford OX4 1DY
Elena Firsova: String Quartet No. 8 
Sofia Gubaidulina: String Quartet No. 4 
Nicola LeFanu: String Quartet No. 2 
György Ligeti: String Quartet No. 1 

Ligetti string quartet

Tickets: £12/£10

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti Music Director
Thursday, January 26, 2012, at 8:00
Friday, January 27, 2012, at 8:00
Saturday, January 28, 2012, at 8:00
Tuesday, January 31, 2012, at 7:30
Riccardo Muti Conductor
Smirnov
Space Odyssey
World premiere
Schubert Symphony No. 3 in D Major, D. 200
Orff Carmina Burana
2011 
28 and 29 November 2011 Pushkin Museum in Moscow 

Programme 1 on November 28 2011 – Blake’s birthday

Joan  Rodgers  (soprano)
Roderick  Williams  (baritone)
Michael  Donnell  (oboe)
Andrew  West  (piano)

Vaughan Williams 12 songs for high voice and oboe 
Roderick Williams  The Angel           The Shepherd 

Dmitri Smirnov  Duet "Piping down the Valleys Wild"  (Introduction to Songs of Innocence) 
     To Apollo  op 32a no 1
     The Sick Rose   op32a no 5
     Morning   op 32a no 3
     Day    op 32a no 4
     An Eagle   op 151 no 3
     Eternity   op 151 no 7   12 mins

Benjamin Britten The Songs and Proverbs of William Blake Op.74 


Programme 2 on November 29 2011

Joan Rodgers (soprano)
Roderick Williams (baritone)
Michael Connell (oboe)
Andrew West (piano)
Doric String Quartet

Vaughan Williams 12 songs for high voice and oboe 
Roderick Williams  The Angel   The Shepherd 

Dmitri Smirnov  Duet "Piping down the Valleys Wild"    (Introduction to Songs of Innocence) 
    To Apollo  op 32a no 1
     The Sick Rose   op32a no 5
     Morning   op 32a no 3
     Day    op 32a no 4
     An Eagle   op 151 no 3
     Eternity   op 151 no 7   12 mins

Benjamin Britten The Songs and Proverbs of William Blake Op.74   22 mins
Peter Maxwell Davis Blake Dreaming String quartet with baritone    12 mins

Dimitri N.Smirnov Four Blake Songs Op.61  for voice & string quartet 
    1. To See a World... 
    2. A Divine Image 
    3. Silent, Silent Night 
    4. The Tyger     10 mins 

Benjamin Britten String Quartet no.2     20 mins

18 November, 2011, 18.00. Birmingham Conservatoire

Elena Firsova: Music for 12

Lionel Friend, Conductor

15 November 2011, at the Harris Theater, Chicago, USA

Elena Firsova: Amoroso (String Quartet No. 4) 

performers: The Pacifica Quartet
as part of the Contempo (formerly the Contemporary Chamber Players) series

11 November 2011, at the DePaul concert hall, Chicago, USA

Elena Firsova: Night Songs 

You  can hear the piece if you stream WFMT 98.7 on Monday, 11/21  from 8-10. 
That program will also contain songs by Rachmaninoff,  Mussorgsky, 
Shostakovich Op. 127, and Grazyna Bacewicz 

http://music.depaul.edu/index.asp

Julia Bentley (singer)
Mary Stolper (flute) is and Cheng-Hou Lee (cello)

Piatok 11. 11. 2011 o 19:00, Historická budova NR SR, Župné námestie 
Štátny komorný orchester Žilina (SK)
Szymon Bywalec – dirigent (PL)

Program 
Martin Burlas (1955) / pocit istoty a polcas rozpadu (2011)
Bratislavské gitarové kvarteto (SK)

Elena Firsova (1950) / Concerto – Elegy pre violoncelo a orchester
J. Bárta – violoncelo (CZ)

David Lang (1957) / Pierced (2007)
Valentin Silvestrov (1937) Silent Music (2002)

2 November 2011, 20.00, Jena Volkhaus, Germany

Elena Firsova: The Garden of Dreams

Jena Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Darrell Ang

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