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On 13 May, 2021, at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, the Moscow State Academic Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Pavel Kogan within the framework of the philharmonic subscription No. 23 “Pearls of Program Music” will present a magnificent unforgettable program of the most popular works of Beethoven, a German composer and pianist, the last representative of the “Viennese classical school”. Beethoven is a key figure in classical music in the period between Classicism and Romanticism, one of the most performed composers in the world. As well as works by R. Strauss, one of the greatest creators in German culture at the end of the 19th - first half of the 20th century. The author of large-scale programmed symphonies and operas, the continuer of the traditions of Liszt and Wagner, he draws a kind of line under the era of European musical romanticism and lifts the curtain of expressionism and neoclassicism.
The concert is conducted by the Music Director and Chief Conductor of the orchestra Pavel Kogan, the People's Artist and Laureate of the State Prize of Russia, whose contribution to art has been awarded the most prestigious international awards. In 2019, the Maestro celebrated his 30th anniversary of the leadership of MSSO. Under his direction, a well-recognized in the world performing style of the collective was formed, in which an extremely wide repertoire is combined with a refined depth of interpretation and virtuosity of performance. Soloist – Dmitry Masleev, Laureate of the VII Adilia Alieva International Music Competition in Gaillard (France, 2010, I prize), the XXI Roma International Piano Competition (Italy, 2011, “Chopin” Prize), and the Antonio Napolitano International Piano Competition in Salerno (Italy, 2013, 1st Prize).