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Composer: Myaskovsky, Nikolai (1881-1950)

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Year of birth1881
Year of death1950
NationalityRussia
Period20th century
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LondonRimsky-Korsakov, Borodin, Glinka and more

Rimsky-Korsakov, Borodin, Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Glazunov, Cui, Vlasov, Medtner, Dargomyzhsky, Shostakovich, Myaskovsky, Rachmaninov
Olena Tokar; Pavel Kolgatin; Nikolay Didenko; Iain Burnside

LondonNarek Hakhnazaryan and Pavel Kolesnikov

Tchaikovsky, Myaskovsky, Rachmaninov, Glazunov, Shostakovich
Narek Hakhnazaryan; Pavel Kolesnikov

HamburgNDR Kammerkonzert

Schnittke, Myaskovsky, Medtner
Alexandra Psareva; Xabier de Felipe Prieto; Erik Wenbo Xu; Vytautas Sondeckis

New York CityRussian Panorama IV

Myaskovsky, Shostakovich, Borodin
Borodin Quartet
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Gergiev explores Myaskovsky on the Eastern front

Lisa Batiashvili © Anja Frers
The second evening of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival offered an interesting programme dynamically conducted by the Russian master. The theme this year was The Great War. 
***11
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Oliver Knussen and the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a fascinating programme

Oliver Knussen,  ©  Clive Barda
Oliver Knussen has a reputation for presenting interesting and unusual programmes, and this evening in the sumptuous Barbican Hall was no exception. This concert featured new and rarely-performed music, including both a world première and a UK première.The opening Symphony no. 10 by Nikolai Miaskovsky was a triumph.
***11
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A recital of songs rarely heard outside Russia, and some Rachmaninov

A concert of songs by obscure Russian and Soviet composers, given as part of a conference in the University of Durham’s music department had the potential to be a somewhat dry and academic affair, but this was not the case in this evening’s spirited performance by the Ukrainian soprano Natalia Kompaniyets, and pianist Patrick Zuk.
***11
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