Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble

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Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (MCME) or Московский ансамбль современной музыки (МАСМ) was founded in 1990 by Yuri Kasparov under the patronage of composer Edison Denisov. The ensemble focuses on promoting contemporary classical music of the XX and XXI centuries. MCME had premiered over 800 compositions, and they are widely known for their recitals of Russian composers of the 1920-30s and 1960s, including Nikolai Roslavetz, Alexander Mossolov, Dmitri Shostakovich, Alfred Schnittke. They also performed works by Edgard Varèse, Iannis Xenakis, Helmut Lachenmann, Wolfgang Rihm, Louis Andriessen, Theo Loevendie, Luigi Nono, Luciano Berio and other notable contemporary composers.

Moscow Ensemble regularly performs across Russia and all over the world in Armenia, Austria, Belorussia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and USA. The orchestra participated in various festivals and events, such as Moscow Biennale for Contemporary Art, Diaghilev Fest, FrankfurtFest, Maerzmusik, Gaudeamus Music Week, The Night of the Unexpected, Warsaw Autumn, Klangspuren, etc.

Conductors
Fedor Lednev
Teodor Currentzis
Philipp Chizhevsky
Alexei Vinogradov

Guest conductors
Enno Poppe (DE)
Beat Furrer (SZ/AU)
Jean Deroyer (FR)
Olivier Cuendet (SZ)
Jean Thorel (FR)

Line-up
Mikhail Dubov, piano
Vladislav Pessin, violin
Elizaveta Koshkina, violin
Yekaterina Nazarova, violin
Evgeny Subbotin, violin
Dmitri German, violin
Gleb Khohlov, violin
Ilya Rubinshtein, violoncello
Emil Salaridze, viola
Igor Solokhin, double-bass
Leonid Voznesensky, horn
Ilia Feropontov, trumpet
Andrian Printsev, trombone
Petr Shagov, tuba
Denis Osver, oboe
Stanislav Katenin, bassoon
Oleg Tantsov, clarinet
Ivan Bushuev, flute
Nicolai Gorshkov, double bass
Dmitri Vlassik, percussion
Alexander Suvorov, percussion
Andrey Vinnitskiy, percussion
Sergei Tchirkov, accordion
Christina Rozhkova, harp
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Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble Discography Tracks

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OCD 282 Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble Vol. 2. Vustin • Denisov • Vasks • Smirnov • Kasparov • Artyomov • Ekimovski(CD, Album) Olympia (2) OCD 282 UK & Europe 1991 Sell This Version
MK 417036 Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble E.Firsova / V.Shoot / E.Deisov / Yu.Kasparov(CD, Album) VIST MK 417036 UK 1991 Sell This Version
Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble Vol. 3: Denisov • Artyomov • Kasparov • Gubaidulina • Shoot • Raskotov (Album) Olympia (2) UK 1992 Sell This Version
OCD 296 Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble, Yuri Kasparov Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble, Yuri Kasparov - Vol. 5, Works By Yuri Kasparov(CD, Album) Olympia (2) OCD 296 UK 1992 Sell This Version
17 002 Alfred Schnittke, Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble Alfred Schnittke, Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble - Dialogue, Serenade, Hymns I-IV, Little Tragedies(CD, Album) Triton (5) 17 002 1996 Sell This Version
17 003 Edison Denisov, Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble Edison Denisov, Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble - Song of the Incas / 3 Pictures of Paul Klee / Sur La Nappe D'un Etang Glace / Chamber Symphony No. 2(CD, Album) Triton (5) 17 003 1996 Sell This Version
17 004 Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble, Mosolov* Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble, Mosolov* - Violin Concerto, String Quartet No.2, Chamber Works(CD) Triton (5) 17 004 1996 Sell This Version
FANCY022 Alexander Manotskov*, Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble, Questa Musica Alexander Manotskov*, Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble, Questa Musica - Passion According To Nicodemus(CD, Album) FANCYMUSIC FANCY022 Russia 2013 Sell This Version
FANCY031 Boris Filanovsky*, Московский Ансамбль Современной Музыки* Boris Filanovsky*, Московский Ансамбль Современной Музыки* - play.list(CD, Album) FANCYMUSIC FANCY031 Russia 2014 Sell This Version

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