December 15, 2017 started a festival dedicated to the jubilee of Rodion Shchedrin. The concerts on the 15th of December was performed on the stage of the Tchaikvosky Concert Hall in Moscow with Russian National Orchestra under the conduction of the pianist and conductor Mikhail Pletnev. During the concert the audience could hear old and new works of the composer:
Mnogazya leta for mixed choir, piano and percussion;
Belcanto in Russian Style for violoncello and piano;
Imitating Albeniz for violoncello and piano;
Piano Concert nr. 6 – Concerto Lontano – for piano and string orchestra;
Moscow – Petushki – dramatic fragment for orchestra;
Romantic Duets for 4 hands nr. 3 and 4;
Tanja – Katja – romance in folk style for woman voice and piano;
Old Russian circus music – Concerto Nr. 3 for Orchestra.
During the concert Rodion Shchedrin performed tow of his pieces himself: “Belcanto in Russian style” where Rodion Shchedrin played the piano part as accompaniment to the world known cello player Misha Maiski. In the second part of the concert, Rodion Shchedrin played the 3rd and 4th Romantic Duets together with Mikhail Pletnev.
The full recording of the concert can be seen for 3 months from 15th of December here: http://www.meloman.ru/concert/shedrin-anniversary/