The capital will see performances of the best performers of classical and opera music, concerts of world-music masters and rap hooligans. Sweet-voiced Thomas Anders, forever young Alexander Ivanov, inimitable Placido Domingo and much more - choose according to your taste.
"Rondo" - We are 35!
On November 28, the legendary musicians Alexander Ivanov and the Rondo group will appear on the stage of the Moscow Crocus City Hall! 35 years have passed since the first songs of this group sounded. “The pale bartender”, “I will remember”, “God, what a trifle!”, “Moscow autumn” - the audience always sings these hits and many other songs in chorus, this is the favorite music of several generations. Rondo is a unique group that has survived perestroika and shootings, glasnost and acceleration, crises and defaults, revolutions and Maidans. The concert geography of the group is immense: in Alaska alone the group played more than 10 concerts, and from the performances in Osaka and Tokyo, the album "Rondo in Japan" was subsequently formed. Leonid Agutin, Vladimir Presnyakov, EMIN, Alexander Marshal, A'Studio, Trofim, Valery Syutkin, Gorod 312 and others will come to congratulate the group and sing a duet with Alexander Ivanov.
Where: Crocus City Hall
When: November 28
Price: from 1600 to 10000 rubles
Thomas Anders is one of the most beloved and recognizable foreign artists in our country, who gained worldwide fame as a member of the Modern Talking duet. It is his voice that sounds in songs such as You’re My Heart, You’re My Soul, Cheri Cheri Lady, Brother Louie, S. O. S For Love and other great hits. The single You’re My Heart, You’re My Soul climbed to the top of the charts in 81 countries, and the total number of record sales exceeded 125 million copies, which brought him more than 400 gold and platinum awards. The legendary performer will take to the stage at Crocus City Hall on October 31. The program includes all the hits of Modern Talking and the best songs from solo albums.
Where: Crocus City Hall
When: October 31
Price: from 1500 to 10000 rubles.
One of the most talented rappers in the country, Scryptonite, has repeatedly noted that the genre in which fans recognized him is too narrow for him and does not allow him to show all his musical abilities. That is why this autumn he will present to the public his new project of the live band Gruppa Skryptonite, which released its debut mini-album in April this year. The six compositions included in this disc have become a real revelation for many music lovers. Adil Zhalelov (Scryptonite) assembled a team with a harmonious sound, which turned out at the junction of an experimental fusion of African and Latin American music, electronics and simple catchy melodies. A big solo concert of a live band will take place at DS Megasport.
Where: Megasport Sports Palace
When: October 19
Price: from 1500 to 12000 rubles
Young and talented musicians from Novokuznetsk, who moved to St. Petersburg and created the Shortparis collective there, will give a big solo concert in Moscow. This fall, it will be possible to hear and see a performative performance of an experimental group exploring the boundaries of elite and mass art in the capital's Adrenaline Stadium club. Shortparis dates back to 2012, but the musicians gained wide popularity only a year ago, when their videos "Shame" and "Scary" began to gain millions of views on YouTube. The Quietus director John Doran describes Shortparis's music as "ambitious, pompous, incredibly pretentious, erotic, thrilling, defiant, vaguely deviant, enjoyable to dance and full of revolutionary potential."
Where: Adrenaline Stadium
When: November 21
Price: 1600 rubles
The most popular Finnish band The Rasmus has prepared a surprise for their fans. In honor of the 15th anniversary of their fifth studio album Dead Letters, which brought them a resounding success around the world, the musicians decided to go on a European tour. On November 1, the group will perform in Moscow. Dead Letters, 4 million copies of which has been sold worldwide, was released in 2003. At that time, the band had already existed for 10 years and was very popular in Finland. But the timeless hit In the Shadows from the fifth album made these guys superstars all over the world. At the Moscow concert, the band will play all the compositions from the Dead Letters disc, even those that have never been performed live before.
Where: Adrenaline Stadium
When: November 1
Price: from 2500 to 10000 rubles
Andrey Derzhavin and the Stalker group
The founder of the Stalker group, the author of the hits "Don't Cry, Alice!" The event will take place on September 21 at Vegas City Hall. Andrey decided to re-assemble the Stalker collective after a 17-year break in solo work. From 2000 to 2017, the artist was a member of the Time Machine group, and last spring announced the start of his first solo tour in 20 years. Sold-out concerts have already taken place in Kirov, Vologda, Barnaul, Krasnoyarsk, Tomsk, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and other cities. The program of each performance is drawn up based on polls of the artist's subscribers in social networks. The Moscow solo album will feature well-known hits, as well as fresh compositions that will be included in the new album by Andrey Derzhavin and the Stalker group. The disc presentation is planned for 2020.
Where: Vegas City Hall
When: September 21
Price: from 600 to 4000 rubles.
Jivan Gasparyan in Zaryadye
On November 8, Zaryadye will host a concert by world music legend - the greatest duduk virtuoso Jivan Gasparyan. The performer, whose name is forever inscribed in the history of music, will appear on the stage of the concert hall together with his grandson, Jivan Gasparyan Jr. Uncle Jivan's performance is always a huge event. The 91-year-old artist, who made his native Armenia and duduk famous all over the world, enjoys great love and respect from the audience. The talent of the musician conquered Enio Morricone, Martin Scorsese, John F. Kennedy and Elizabeth II. His duduk solo is featured in the legendary Hollywood movie Gladiator. And the story of his life is the story of a whole generation of people. While still a boy, the future music legend fell in love with this instrument forever and became a great self-taught musician. Years later, he passed on his love for the duduk to his grandson Jivan Gasparyan Jr., with whom they perform on the same stage. From an early age, the grandson studied music professionally and at the same time took lessons from his famous grandfather. Together they toured half the world with concerts. Both musicians play unique hand-made instruments by Gasparyan Sr.
Where: Zaryadye Concert Hall
When: November 8
Price: from 1400 to 3900 rubles
"So spoke Bogomolov"
2019 was a triumphant year for Konstantin Bogomolov: he was appointed artistic director of the Theater on Malaya Bronnaya, he began a high-profile romance with Ksenia Sobchak, and in October he will present his fans for the first time with the musical solo performance “So Spoke Bogomolov”. The production is based on his texts from the book of the same name, which will be published this fall. The director's favorite actor Igor Mirkurbanov, who took part in seven works of Konstantin, is taking part in the concert. For his role in "Karamazov" on the stage of the Moscow Art Theater. Chekhov in 2015, Mirkurbanov received the Golden Mask in the Best Male Role nomination. The whole Red Square Band orchestra is responsible for the musical part of the performance-concert.
Where: Vegas City Hall
When: October 11
Price: from 100 to 6500 rubles
Opera legend, cult Spanish tenor Placido Domingo will visit Moscow this fall. The program of the concert, whose special guest will be Yuri Bashmet, will include opera arias and duets, classical compositions from Broadway musicals, operettas and pearls of the Spanish lyric-dramatic genre Zarzuela.
The artist has performed more than 150 parts. Such a repertoire has never been achieved by any of the ever living opera singers. The famous Spaniard has appeared on the stages of all the iconic opera houses of the world more than 4000 thousand times - from La Scala in Milan to the Bavarian State Opera in Munich. Domingo is the owner of 11 Grammy awards, and he was also one of the soloists of the legendary project "Three Tenors", in which Luciano Pavarotti and Jose Carreras, who died in 2007, participated.
Where: Crocus City Hall
When: October 17
Price: from 4000 to 60,000 rubles
Concert of Theodor Currentzis
The famous conductor Teodor Currentzis, who today is one of the leading figures in the world of classical music, will perform in Moscow this fall. The MusicAeterna Orchestra and Choir under the direction of Theodor will present to the public Mozart's Requiem, which played one of the defining roles in the conductor's destiny. It was this work that Currentzis and MusicAeterna recorded in 2011 in Novosibirsk. The disc caused a wide resonance in the field of classical music: critics around the world noted the amazing quality of performance and radical interpretation, devoid of old cliches. “Currentzis is opening the curtain in the theater of death and sorrow, fear and consolation, and it will not be easy to forget,” wrote the Gramophone magazine.
Theodore is the owner of five Golden Mask prizes, the Stroganov Prize, and has received many other awards in different years.
Where: Moscow Conservatory. P. I. Tchaikovsky
When: October 23
Price: from 7,000 to 18,000 rubles