Who’s playing: Denis Matsuev and the Russian national youth Symphony orchestra (conductor Valentin Uryupin).

What’s playing: P. Tchaikovsky – Overture-fantasy “Romeo and Juliet”, Rachmaninov – Concert № 3 for piano with orchestra.

Why go: In March, pianist Denis Matsuev opened the project of the Philharmonic “Home season” – broadcast concerts in the hall. Tchaikovsky without an audience. Now, everyone’s favorite, finally, will appear in front of their fanatical fans firsthand – with the hits of the Russian classical repertoire. Duration of applause tonight threatens to cut off all imaginable and unimaginable records.

Where, when, how much: Concert hall. Tchaikovsky; August 7 (starts at 20.00); 2 000 – 5 000 RUB.

Who’s playing: Symphony orchestra and chorus of the Mariinsky theatre under Valery Gergiev, soloists Ekaterina Semenchuk, Najmiddin Mavlyanov, Roman Burdenko, Yekaterina Sergeyeva and Elena Whitman.

What’s playing: P. Mascagni – “Cavalleria Rusticana” (Opera in concert performance).

Why go: passion overflowing in the Opera Mascagni’s “rural honor” – just what you need to bring Moscow paramanov of forced hibernation. Especially when it takes a frenetic Maestro Gergiev, the emotional state of mezzo Ekaterina Semenchuk, the impetuous tenor Najmiddin Mavlyanov and impeccable bass Roman Burdenko. A masterpiece of Italian verismo in their interpretation of the already would be a major event, and so in the present circumstances, and certainly will.

Where, when, how much: Concert hall. Tchaikovsky; 9 June (starting at 20.00); 1 000 – 5 000 RUB.