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7 Places to Listen to Organ Music in Moscow
October 26, 2020 19:41


 For the admirers of the grandeur and might of organ music, Moscow has 7 venues that give you the most out of organ concerts. Here is the list of them.
1. Moscow International House of Music (MMDM)
This is a 10-storey building with a total area of over 40 thousand square meters. It has three halls, with one of them housing the largest organ in Russia. Such eminent stars as Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras, Zurab Sotkilava and others gave concerts in the House of Music. The Moscow International House of Music has everything needed for the listeners to get the most out of music performances.
Address: 52, bldg. 8, Kkosmodamianskaya Embankment, next to metro station Paveletskaya.
2. Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral 
Built in the 19th century, this is still an operating Lutheran church. Organ music concerts are regularly held here several times a day.
Address: 7/10, bldg. 10, Starosadsky Lane.
3. Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Virgin Mary of the Immaculate Conception
 
It is a very beautiful cathedral in the neo-gothic style. The organ, which is located here, was created back in 1955 for the Basel Münster Cathedral in Basel, and donated to the Roman Catholic Cathedral in Moscow in 2002 This is one of the largest organs in Russia.
Address: 27/13, Malaya Gruzinskaya Street, next to metro Krasnopresnenskaya.
4. Tchaikovsky Concert Hall
The main hall of the Moscow State Philharmonics it was built in 1940 An old German organ (1839) which had been played by Pyotr Chaikovsky in the 1860s, was brought here from the St. Petersburg Sts.Peter and Paul Cathedral. Unfortunately, during the transportation it got damaged and was already in an unsatisfactory condition by 1959 As a result, a new organ of the Czech company "Rieger-Kloss" was installed in the hall.
Tickets for concerts can be purchased on the official website
Address: 4/31, Triumfalnaya Square, next to metro Mayakovskaya.
5. The Glinka Museum of Musical Culture.
The oldest organ in Russia is located here - the organ created by the German master F. Ladegast or the so-called "Khludov" organ (named after its the first owner, a Moscow merchant Vasily Alekseevich Khludov).
The concert program can be found on the official website of the museum.
Address: 4, Fadeeva Street, next to metro stations Novoslobodskaya and Mayakovskaya.
6Bread House in Tsaritsyno
Here, in 2008, a small mobile 12 register organ manufactured by the German company Glatter-Götz -Klais, appeared.Organ concerts are held on Saturdays here.
Address: 1, Dolskaya Street, next to metro stations Tsaritsyno and Orekhovo.
7. St. Andrew's Anglican Cathedral
It is the only Anglican church in the capital city of Russia. It is known for its architecture and organ concerts held here. Initially, an organ produced by the British company "Brindley & Foster" was installed in the cathedral, but in Soviet times it was lost and now concerts are performed with the three-hand electronic organ of the firm "Viscount".
Address: 8, Voznesensky Lane, next to metro stations Tverskaya, and Okhotny Ryad.




Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Organ Music Organ Concerts Concerts in Moscow Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral Classical Music 

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