Despite the loud and sudden cancellation of the Robbie Williams concert, this autumn in Moscow will be full of a variety of musical events.
Sound Up: Misha Mishchenko and Kirill Richter
September 19, Trekhgornaya Manufactory
The sounds of the Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP and the Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Plant will join the symphony orchestra at the 12th concert as part of the Sound Up music festival. This evening, two loud symphonic premieres will be presented at once. The famous composer, pianist and multi-instrumentalist Misha Mishchenko, accompanied by a large chorus and orchestra, will perform his new album Exergy, in which he masterfully combined the sounding colossus of the orchestra and industrial noises recorded by him on expeditions to Russian factories, including an arms factory in the Moscow region. Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP, Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Combine, timber processing and ore processing plants. The second premiere will be Kirill Richter's Orchestral Suite. This is the first appeal of a young talented composer to a symphony orchestra, and he chose for himself a classic, almost Beethoven sound.
November 1, Olympic
The Scorpions have come to Russia more than once with farewell tours, but they continue to do so again and again, collecting the largest venues in the country. This year's program is called Crazy World, after the title of the album released back in 1990. This disc became one of the most successful in the discography of the group - it was awarded multi-platinum status, and its sales exceeded 5 million copies, which is almost impossible to imagine in our time. The songs from this album Send Me an Angel and Wind Of Change have long become classics of rock, so the fans of the group have every chance to remember the best years of the legendary band with sadness and joy.
October 3 Olympic
Sting is one of those singers who will always be sold out in Russia. Moreover, the legendary British musician will come to Moscow as part of a world tour in support of the new album "57th & 9th". This is the artist's first rock record over the past decade and a half, and his world tour this year takes place with full houses in all countries of the world.
October 19, Stadium
The "grandfather" of punk rock and one of the greatest musical provocateurs of all times and peoples, despite his venerable age, is ready to confirm his title of "the owner of the sexiest torso." For more than five decades, this legendary American has not only continued his musical career, but has also released all new albums, the last of which, Post Pop Depression, was released in 2016.
October 20, Stadium
The music video for the song “Work,” by the world's first white rapper, Australian girl Iggy Azalea, blew up the internet in 2013. Her first album "The New Classic" is a daring, arrogant and self-confident work in the best traditions of hip-hop music. She has recorded singles alongside Rita Ora, Britney Spears and Demi Lovato, and has co-judged this year's Australian version of The X Factor. Her single Fancy entered the top 10 of many charts in the world (including topping the American Billboard Hot 100, where it stayed for 7 weeks). The artist will come to Russia for the first time and present her new album Digital Distortion.
September 21, Cathedral of Christ the Savior
Almost a year has passed since the Tu-154 plane crash near Sochi, in which Elizaveta Glinka and the soloists of the Alexandrov Ensemble died. Concert "#Remember" in memory of all passengers of this flight will take place in the Hall of Church Cathedrals of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. The concert will be attended by the Patriarchal Choir of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the Moscow State Academic Symphony Orchestra conducted by Pavel Kogan, the Academic Song and Dance Ensemble of the Russian Army. A. V. Alexandrova, as well as Galina Bosaya and the BOSÁYA group. The hosts of the evening are People's Artists of Russia Aristarkh Livanov and Anna Shatilova. The finale of the concert will be the performance of Psalm 90 from the XII Holy Psalms cycle. Relatives and friends of the victims will come to the concert as guests.
October 16, GlavClub
The grandiose extravaganza The Best Of from the leading suppliers of sparkling Brit-pop to the world stage. Active for a damn dozen years, British indie rockers The Kooks have conquered dozens of charts, and recently they have embarked on experiments with jazz, funk and electronic music.
November 6, Olympic
After the famous battle, even the most distant from rap listeners learned about the existence of Oxxxymiron. This time, the Russian-speaking rapper in exile swung at the huge hall of the "Olympic", where he will present not just a concert, but a whole Oxxxy show of a man who has become one of the main personifications of the rise of independent music, which no longer needs rotations and production centers to thunder on the venues of a similar caliber.