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Christmas Bells / Bolshoi Theatre Children's Choir


Release Date: 10/14/2016 
Label:  Melodiya   Catalog #: 1002357  
Composer:  Benjamin BrittenCésar FranckWolfgang Amadeus MozartLinda Spevacek,   ... 
Performer:  Maria KrushevskayaAnastasia LeonovaEleonora GvozdkovaMaksim Paster,   ... 
Conductor:  Yulia Molchanova
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Theatre Children's Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Children's Choir of the Bolshoi Theatre was founded one hundred years ago and has taken part in numerous opera and ballet productions, successfully combining theatre performances with it's own concert activities. The unique sound of the voices of the Bolshoi's young artists has been heard at many venues of Mowcow, Russia and other countries. The choir has collaborated with well-known Russian orchestras such as the Russian National Orchestra, the Tchaikovsky Big Symphony Orhcestra, the Moscow Symphony Orchestra Russian Philharmonia and the Osipov National Academic Orchestra of Folk Instruments. Many of the former artists and soloists of the choir have been prize winners of vocal competitions and sing in the leading opera houses of this Read more country and abroad. Yulia Molchanova, a graduate of teh choral conducting faculty of the Moscow Conservatory where she studied under professor Boris Kulikov, started her career in the Children's Choir of the Bolshoi Theatre. She has been at the helm of the collective since 2004. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Maria Krushevskaya (Harp), Anastasia Leonova (Soprano), Eleonora Gvozdkova (Alto)
Conductor:  Yulia Molchanova
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Theatre Children's Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
2.
Messe solennelle, Op. 12, M. 61: Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer:  Maksim Paster (Tenor), Margarita Petrosian (Piano)
Conductor:  Yulia Molchanova
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Theatre Children's Choir
3.
Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a): Alleluia by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Anna Aglatova (Soprano), Margarita Petrosian (Piano)
Conductor:  Yulia Molchanova
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Theatre Children's Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1773; Milan, Italy 
4.
Sing a Joyous Alleluia by Linda Spevacek
Performer:  Margarita Petrosian (Piano)
Conductor:  Yulia Molchanova
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Theatre Children's Choir
5.
Ave Maria by Vladimir Vavilov
Performer:  Anna Aglatova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Yulia Molchanova
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Theatre Children's Choir
6.
Ding Dong Merrily on High by Thoinot Arbeau
Performer:  Margarita Petrosian (Piano)
Conductor:  Yulia Molchanova
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Theatre Children's Choir
7.
We wish you a merry Christmas by Traditional
Performer:  Margarita Petrosian (Piano)
Conductor:  Yulia Molchanova
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Theatre Children's Choir
Written: England 
8.
Funiculì funiculà by Luigi Denza
Performer:  Margarita Petrosian (Piano)
Conductor:  Yulia Molchanova
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Theatre Children's Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Naples, Italy 
9.
Jingle Bells by James Pierpont
Performer:  Margarita Petrosian (Piano)
Conductor:  Yulia Molchanova
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Theatre Children's Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; USA 
10.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Margarita Petrosian (Piano)
Conductor:  Yulia Molchanova
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Theatre Children's Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 

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