The concert overture In Nature's Realm, op.91
Cello Concerto in A minor, op.129
Symphony No. 2 in D major, op.73
The programme is subject to change
National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia
Mihhail Gerts, conductor (Estonia)
Alexander Ramm, cello
The NFOR will be led by famous Mihhail Gerts, darling of Russian musical community. Gerts is a diploma holder of the Svetlanov Competition in Paris, a finalist of the Donatella Flick Competition in London, a winner of the German Operetta Award for young conductors. In 2015-2017 Gerts was the Conductor and Assistant Music Director at the Hagen Theater in Germany. In 2015, he began to work with the NPR and a year later became one of the most active participants in the Orchestra's tours, brilliantly demonstrating himself at the Vladimir Spivakov Festivals in Omsk, Perm and Colmar. Vladimir Spivakov invited his young colleague to his violin competition in Ufa.
Alexander Ramm is one of the prominent Russian cellists. He was born in 1988 in Vladivostok. Graduated from the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatoire; сontinued his studies at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin. Ramm is a Prize-winner at the Beijing International Music Competition (Grand-Prix, 2010) and many other international competitions. Since 2012 he has been a soloist at the St Petersburg House of Music, and since 2011 he has featured in concert programmes of the Moscow State Philharmonic, including the project Stars of the 21st Century. Easter Festival. Has toured to many towns and cities in Russia and abroad.