Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra at Hexagon, Reading

PUBLISHED: 14:14 02 May 2014




This large Russian orchestra will perform favourite works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Shostakovich on Wednesday, 21 May, with 26-year-old pianist Natasha Paremski.

Over the decades, the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra has given nearly 5,500 concerts in more than 50 countries worldwide, performing at the best concert halls and prestigious festivals around the world.

Moscow-born Natasha moved to the United States at the age of eight, becoming a US citizen in 1991. She had begun piano studies at four with Nina Malikova at Moscow’s Andreyev School of Music. She then attended the San Francisco Conservatory of Music before moving to New York to study with Pavlina Dokovska at Mannes College of Music, from which she graduated in 2007.

With a strong focus on new music, Natasha’s growing repertoire reflects an artistic maturity beyond her years. Natasha was awarded the Gilmore Young Artists prize in 2006 at the age of 18, the Prix Montblanc in 2007, the Orpheum Stiftung Prize in Switzerland. In September 2010, she was awarded the Classical Recording Foundation’s Young Artist of the Year.

Tickets for this concert start at just £18. Concessions, U18s rate of only £5.25 a ticket, Classical Membership Scheme & Groups rate, only £11.20 and Family Tickets are all available. Or if you’ve never been to a Classical Music Alive concert, you can book a £10 Test Drive ticket. Contact the Box Office on 0118 960 6060 to book, or for more details.

Full details of Classical Music Alive in Reading 2013-2014 are available online at or call the Box Office on 0118 960 6060 for a free brochure.

Concert programme:

Wednesday 21 May, 7.30pm

The Hexagon, Queens Walk, Reading RG1 7UA

Tchaikovsky - Sleeping Beauty Excerpts

Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor Op.18

Shostakovich - Symphony No.10 in E minor Op.93

Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra

Yuri Botnari, Conductor

Natasha Paremski, Piano

FREE pre-concert talk. 6.15pm in The Hexagon Auditorium. Presented by Andrew Lyle.

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