Summary of Performances and Broadcasts in 2001


Jan. 3      Moscow, Russia. Rachmaninoff n.3, conductor – Vladimir Ponkin

Jan.  9 – St.Petersburg, Russia. Beethoven n.4. Krasnoyarsk SO under I.Shpiller

Jan. 12 – Narva, Estonia. The same

Jan. 13 -- Tallinn, Estonia. The same  

Jan. 19 -- Moscow, Russia. Recital with A. Kniazev (cello)
(Later in the year, this performance was broadcast on BBC Radio 3, Netherlands Radio 4, and on various stations in Eastern Europe.)

Jan.26-28  -- Nantes, France. Music festival - Folles journees de Nantes

    Jan.26 (morning) – Chamber music with A.Kniazev (cello). Shostakovich, Glazunov

    Jan.26 (evening) -- Rachmaninoff n.3, St.Petersburg Philharmonic under Alexander Dmitriev

    Jan.27 (morning) – Chamber music with A.Kniazev (cello). Rachmaninov

    Jan.27  (evening) -- Recital. Rachmaninov

    Jan.28 –  (evening) -- Recital

Feb. 2     Utrecht, the Netherlands. Mozart n.21 KV467. Gelders Orchestra under Lowrence Renes

Feb. 4     Paris, France. Beethoven n.4. Orch. Lamourex under Yutaka Sado (This concert was broadcast on Radio Classique, France.)

Feb.10      Samara, Russia. Rachmaninoff n.3. Samara SO under M.Shcherbakov

Feb.25      Sarov, Russia.  Recital

Mar. 6     Moscow, Russia. Scriabin op.20, Orch. “Young Russia” under M.Gorenstein

Mar. 19 – St. Petersburg, Russia. Recital (This performance was cancelled.)

Mar. 24 – Milan, Italy. Recital (This performance was cancelled.)

Mar. 31 – Moscow, Russia. Recital (This performance was recorded by Russian television.)

Apr. 7 – Vicenza, Italy. Recital

Apr. 13 – St. Petersburg. Recital

Apr.19-22. -- Berlin. Teldec Studio. Recording (Chopin Preludes, Ballades, and Nocturnes)

Apr. 28-30 -- Lisbon, Portugal. Folles Journees festival. A  solo recital, a concert (Rachmaninoff n.3) and chamber music recital with A.Kniazev (cello)

May 19 – Tomsk, Russia. Grieg op.16 with Tomsk Symphony Orchestra under A.Vedernikov                   

Jun. 1-3 – Bergen, Norway. Music festival

         Jun. 1 – Recital

         Jun. 3 – Grieg Piano Concerto op.16 with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Simone Young, conductor. (This was the closing concert of the festival, and it took place at the Grieghalle in Bergen.)

Jun. 5-10 – The  Netherlands. A tour with the North-Netherlands Symph. Orchestra under A.Liebreich . Brahms n.1:

        Jun. 7 – Drachten.

        Jun. 8 – Groningen.

        Jun. 9 – Leuwarden.

Jun. 13 – Muensing, Germany. Festival “Holzhausen Musiktage”, Recital

Jun. 15 – Sintra, Portugal. Recital

Jun. 16 – Auvers-sur-Oise, France. Recital  

Jun. 28 – Ivanovka, Russia. Recital at Rachmaninov festival.

Jul. 14 – Bad-Kissingen, Germany. Rachmaninoff n.3 with the RNO under  P.Berglund

Jul. 16 – Berlin, Germany.  Rachmaninoff n.3 with the RNO under V.Spivakov

Aug. 2 – Essen, Germany. Klavierfestival Ruhr. Recital

Aug. 3 – Gstaad, Switzerland. Menuhin festival. Recital

Aug. 9 - Interview, live on-air on France Musiques. Programme title: Sur tous les tons.

Aug. 10 -12 – Roque d’Antheron, France. Piano festival. (All of Lugansky's performances at this festival were broadcast live on France Musiques.)

       Aug. 10 -- Recital

       Aug. 12 – Two-piano music with Vadim Rudenko; Chamber music with A.Kniazev,(cello)

Aug. 15 – Ljubljana, Slovenia. Recital

Aug. 19 – Copenhagen, Denmark. Rachmaninoff n.3 with the RNO under P.Berglund

Aug. 20 – Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Rachmaninoff n.3 with the RNO under V.Spivakov

Sep. 7 – Brussels, Belgium. Prokofiev n.3 with Orchestre National de Belgique  (This was the opening concert of the orchestra's season. It was later reviewed in the Belgian newspaper Le Soir, and broadcast on Belgian radio.)

Sept. 25 London, England. Brahms n.1 with Philharmonia Orchestra under M. Pletnev
(At this concert, Nikolai Lugansky and Mikhail Pletnev replaced pianist Yefim Bronfman and conductor Esa Pekka Salonen at short notice. This was the opening concert of the Philharmonia Orchestra's season at the Royal Festival Hall, London. It was reviewed in The Times , The Independent and The Guardian .

Sep.30 – Wien, Austria. Schloss Graffenegg. Recital

Oct. 2 – St. Petersburg, Russia. Recital

Oct. 10&11 -  Paris, France. Mozart n.21 KV467. Orchestre de Paris under C. Eschenbach (The second of these concerts was broadcast live on France Musiques.)

Oct. 15 – Clermont-Ferrand, France. Recital

Oct. 18 – Bordeaux, France. Recital (This recital was later broadcast on Radio Classique, France)

Oct. 23 – Montpellier, France. Recital

Oct. 29 – London, Great Britain. Wigmore Hall. Recital (This concert was reviewed in The Daily Telegraph and broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 . The encores were broadcast the following Sunday on BBC Radio 3.)

Oct. 30 – Lisbon, Portugal. Recital

Nov.6-10 – Great Britain. A tour with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra under Eri Klas. Rachmaninoff. Rhapsody op.43.

        Nov. 7 – Dundee

        Nov. 8 – Glasgow (This concert was reviewed in The Scotsman.)

        Nov. 9 – Edinburgh

Nov. 16 -- Antwerp, Belgium. Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody op.43. Royal Phil. Orch. Flanders under Stephan Sanderling

Nov. 19 – Arnhem, the Netherlands. Recital

Nov.28- Dec.2 – The Netherlands. A tour with the Gelders Orchestra* under Lowrence Renes ; Mozart n.20 

        Nov. 29 – Apeldorn

        Nov. 30 – Arnhem

        Dec.  1 – Rotterdam

        Dec.  2 – Nijmegen

* Lisa Smirnova performed at these Gelders Orchestra concerts in place of Nikolai Lugansky.

Dec. 7 – Moscow, Russia. Festival December Nights of Sviatoslav Richter. Wagner-Lugansky, Brahms, Chopin.

This year, the festival was dedicated to the life and work of Marcel Proust. Nikolai Lugansky gave the world premiere of his own original transcriptions of music from Wagner's Goetterdammerung.)

Dec. 17 – Athens, Greece. Rachmaninoff n.2 with the RNO under M.Pletnev

Dec. 20 – St. Petersburg, Russia. Rachmaninoff n.4 with St. Petersburg SO under D. Alexeev

Dec. 25 – Sarov, Russia. Recital with A. Kniazev (cello)

Dec. 27 - Moscow, Russia. Recital with A. Kniazev (cello)

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