Performances and news archive


2016
  • 2015

  • 2014

    • December
      Three concerts with Russian National Orchestra in Moscow, Russia, featuring 'The Scarlet Flower', a new children project by Andrey. Youtube link English subtitles available.
    • October
      Andrey starts his position as a Leverhulme Conducting Fellow in the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow. This program will give him the opportunity to work with Conservatoire orchestra, assist at the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and to work under supervisor Garry Walker at Scotland's foremost contemporary music group, Red Note Ensemble.
    • September
      Music for 'Lysistrata', Moscow Satire Theatre play composed. Main theme youtube link.
    • April
      Moscow Philharmonic Society announces concert on 19 December 2014 featuring premiere of The Scarlet Flower by Andrey Rubtsov.
    • March 16
      Concert with Saratov Philharmonic, Saratov, Russia.
    • March
      Igraem s nachala journal features interview with Andrey Rubtsov.
    • March
      Three Moods quintet is part of compulsory program at the National Student Music Competition in Taiwan.
    • March 1
      Philharmonic subscription series concert with Russian National Orchestra.
    • Performances:
      Marbella Fantasy - January 16, Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, Wilfrid Laurier Univeristy, Waterloo, Canada
      Three Moods - January 17, Greensboro, NC, USA, Relevents Wind Quintet
      Three Moods - February 11, University Park, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Quintet
      Three Moods - February 7, Sala Moragues, Barcelona, Spain, Ensemble Eurídice
    • 2014 January 7,8,9,10,11,13
      Christmas Divertimento in the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatoire

      Video exerpt

      Press quotes:

      "Fascinating piece of music where movements follow each other resembling a kaleidoscope - each with its own character; this mix of styles is perceived as something organic and musical themes stick to one's memory on the fly. Rubtsov's music is sharp and nearly movie-like in its imagery while powerful drive seem to have trasformed musicians of the orchestra."
      'Trud' newspaper, 16.01.2014

      "People were enchanted by the music. Andrey Rubtsov created an outstanding full-scale piece. "
      'Moskovskaya Pravda' newspaper, 20.01.2014

      "We'd go so far as to guess that Andrey Rubtsov's Christmas Divertimento will enjoy long and happy stage life. And might it not oneday take its place in 'Christmas Classics' section?"
      'Komsomolskaya Pravda' newspaper, 19.01.2014

      "Andrey Rubtsov created luminous and vivid composition. Main theme is very good indeed: melody with a long breath, fresh and serene - representing the Christmas itself."
      Belcanto.ru magasine 21.01.2014

      "The best Christmas gift for children and adults alike."
      'Vechernyaya Moskva' newspaper, 08.01.14
  • 2013

    • December 31
      New Year Concert with State Chamber Orchestra of Russia, Alexei Utkin - soloist, Great Hall of Moscow conservatoire.
    • December 26
      Interview for Orfey - Classical Music Radio Station with Alexei Utkin.
    • December 22
      Children concert with Tsars Tower chamber orchestra.
    • December 20
      Marbella Fantasy performed by soloists of Novaya Rossia Symphony Orchestra.
    • November 25
      Recording session with Russian Natinal Orchestra.
    • November 11
      Introduction & Scherzo is available on Youtube. Maryana Osipova - Violin, Music Universiade Festival Orchestra, Great Hall of Moscow Conservatoire.
    • November 9
      Tsar's Tower Orchestra, Olga Balashova - Soprano, recording session - Radio Hall, Moscow.
    • November 4
      Concert with Music Universiade Festival Orchestra, Great Hall of Moscow Conservatoire.
    • September
      Michail Jurowski & Berlin Sinfonietta Masteclass, Berlin, Germany.
    • September 16
      Concert with Tenors of XXI Century project and Pavel Slobodkin Orchestra, Slobodkin Centre Concert Hall.
    • June-August
      Conducting Fellowship at the Aspen Musis Festival, USA.
    • Composition performances
      April 4 - Quartet for 4 Horns - National Theatre Concert Hall, Taiwan.
      May 24 - Marbella Fantasy, Simon Gilliver - Flute, Julia White - Oboe, Kiyoko Fukuo - Piano, St John's Arc, Old Harlow, UK.
      June 6 - Agata Michalik, Flute - compositions for flute, Katowitze Music Academy, Poland.
      June 29 - Three Moods - Arte Combo, Morières-lès-Avignon, France.
      August 26 - Flute quartet - Neuma Quartet, Tarragona, Spain.
      November 7 - Oboe Concerto - Mardarescu Nicu - Oboe, Bacau Philharmonic Orchestra, Bacau, Romania.
      November 15- Three Moods, Borealis Wind Quintet, Barrus Concert Hall, Rexburg, USA.
    • May 24
      Simon Gilliver, Julia White, Kiyoko Fukuo perform Three Moods in St John’s Arts & Recreation Centre, Harlow, UK.
    • May 13
      Ilya Gaisin and Slobodkin Centre Chamber Orchestra performed Andrey's last piece - Poem for Chamber Orchestra. Audio is available.
    • May 19, April 3, March 7 , February
      Maryana Osipova performed Introduction & Scherzo for Violin and Piano in Moscow (Moscow Conservatoire Small Hall and Chamber Hall of Moscow Philharmonc) Omsk and Penza.
    • May 11
      Maxim Rubtsov, Tatyana Kan and Olga Kirpicheva performed Divertimento in E and London Concertino in Saratov, Great Hall of Concervatoire.
    • April 20
      Baermann Clarinet Quintet performed Three Moods in their own clarinet arrangemnt in La Madeleine hall, Paris, France.
    • April 19
      Andrey conducts Russian National Orchestra concert in the Vrubel Hall, Treyakov Gallery, Moscow. Among other pieces in the programme - London Concertino with Maxim Rubtsov on flute.
    • April 9
      National Philharmonic of Russia Orchestra Wind Quintet performed Three Moods in Chamber hall of Moscow International House of Music.
    • April 3
      Wind quintet from the Shepherd School performed Three Moods in Duncan Recital Hall, Rice University, Houston, USA.
    • March 28
      Jeanette Zyko performed Marbella Phantasy in the Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, USA.
    • February 22
      Alexei Utkin, Pavel Novikov and State Chamber Orchestra performed a new piece by Andrey Rubtsov - double concerto for baroque oboe, bansuri and orchestra Roses of Heliogabalus in Tchaikovsky Philharmonic Hall, Moscow. Piece is a Moscow Philharmonic Society commission.
    • February 14, 16
      Andrey Rubtsov conducted Russian National Orchestra concerts on their 2013 USA tour in Chico and San Luis Opisbo.
    • January 20, 27
      Andrey conducts Russian National Orchestra children series concerts in Orchestrion Hall, Moscow.
  • 2012

    • November 16, 18
      Andrey conducts Youth Orchestra of Russia-ASEAN as a part of ASEAN Summit programme in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
    • November 14
      AERO'S quintet performs Three moods in Bucharest.
    • November 8
      Anya Ovsyanikova & Sally Nickson perform Two pieces for Violin & Piano in London, UK.
    • October 10
      The Saint Rose Camerata performs Marbella Fantasy in Albany, NY.
    • October 9
      The New Russia orchestra members perform Marbella Fantasy in Philharmonic Society chamber hall, Moscow.
    • October 2
      Denis Osver & Alexandr Pliskovsky perform Marbella Fantasy in orchestral version in Minsk, Belarus under baton of Evgeni Bushkov.
    • September 24
      Andrey composed and recorded with 60-piece symphony orchestra soundtrack for The Invincibles - video game by Inspired Games. Game is due for release by the end of the year.
    • September 19
      National TV corporation NTV features Andrey in its news report about Kurt Masur masterclass also mentioning Three Moods performance at the same music festival. "This is a platform ... for the most gifted young conductors from all over the world. One of them - Royal Academy of Music graduate Andrey Rubtsov."
    • September 16
      One of the world's leading wind quintets - Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet performs Three Moods at Usedomer Musik Festival in Germany.
    • September 1-10
      Andrey was chosen by Kurt Masur from over 100 conductors worldwide to participate in his masterclass featuring Baltic Youth Philharmonic and conduct alongside Maestro in a concert in Germany.
    • September 13
      Fluteman Chamber Orchestra performed Flowers of Sunrise in National Performance Hall, Taiwan.
    • September 4
      Chamber Orchestra of UPOLI, Gabriel Hernandez Garcia - Conductor performed Andrey's Divertimento in E in Managua, Nicaragua.
    • August 2012
      Andrey conducted concerts of All-Russia Youth Volga Symphony Orchestra in Togliatti and Samara. Chamber concerts of this session featured his compositions: Introduction & Scherzo for Violin and Piano, Marbella Fantasy and Frivolity from Three Moods.
    • August 9
      Marbella Fantasy performed at the 2012 National Flute Association Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    • July 22 - August 5
      Three Moods quintet featured in official programme of Composers Conference in Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA.
    • July 15 - August 12
      Divertimento in E will serve as a standard piece for the chamber music workshop in Bennington, Vermont.
    • June 24
      Kvartet Traverso performed Flowers of Sunrise in Murska Sobota, Slovenia
    • June 3
      Azahar Ensemble performed Three Moods in Luzern, Switzerland.
    • May 22
      Fourtissimo wind quartet performed Four Bagatelles in Wigmore Hall, London, UK. Recording is available in the Compositions section of the website.
    • May 19
      Andrey conducts Russian National Orchestra in Philharmonic society subscription concert, Orchestrion hall, Moscow.
    • May 15
      Monika Kozluk performed Oboe Concerto with Wroclaw Academy of Music Symphonic Orchestra, Milosza Zarzycki - conductor. Wroclaw, Poland.
    • April 29
      Wind Quintet of Hamburger Symphoniker has performed Three Moods in Laeiszhalle (Hamburg, Germany).
    • April 19
      Andrey conducts Russian National Orchestra in Vrubelevsky concert hall, Moscow.
    • March
      Andrey got commision for State Chamber Orchestra of Russia.
    • March 3
      Marbella Fantasy is published by TrevCo Music.
    • January 15
      Theory and Practice publishes an interview with Andrey.
  • 2011

    • December 24
      Marbella Fantasy and Divertimento were performed in Moscow by Maxim Rubtsov, Olga Kirpicheva and author himself.
    • Novermber 5
      Andrey conducted concert with the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia in Yerevan. Program included Chopin's Piano Concerto and Grieg's Quartet in version for String orchestra.
    • October 21
      Marbella Fantasy was performed in Houston, Texas by Janet Rarick, oboe, Patty Moeling, flute, Robert Moeling, piano.
    • October 8
      Three moods was performed in Greensboro, NC by Releventis Wind Quintet.
    • October 16
      Three Moods was performed in Aachen, Germany by 'La Quintessenza quintet'.
    • Semtember 28
      Marbella Fantasy performed in chamber hall of Saint-Petesburg Conservatoire by Svetlana Surovora, Yuri Novichenkov and Maria Sapargalieva.
    • September 1
      Andrey Rubtsov & Maxim Rubtsov on 'Orfei' radio station. Andrey talks about his new composition on upcoming CD. Orfei is an all-Russia state classical music station.
    • August 11
      Two pieces by Andrey was performed at the National Flute Association Convention in Charlotte North Carolina. Quartet for four Flutes Flowers of Sunrise was played by Slava Prudchenko, Kathy Farmer, Laura Philpott and Jeanne Giager. Maxim Rubtsov and pianist Sergei Kvitko performed Divertimento in E.
    • July 30
      Pavia Winds performed Three Moods in Minneapolis, Minnesota. According to our records this is at least the 37th group to perform Three Moods around the world.
    • July 1
      Andrey has graduated with distinction and a prize to the best conductor from the postgraduate conducting course in the Royal Academy of Music under tuition of Colin Metters. Andrey was the first Russian conducting student in the history of the course.
    • July
      Spirabilia quintet has recorded Three Moods for their upcoming CD.
    • May 29
      Wind quintet of the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra has performed Three Moods in Saskatoon, Canada.
    • April 9
      Yu-Ting Wang (Taiwan) has performed Marbella Fantasy at Le Petit Trianon Theatre in San Jose, U.S.
    • April 8
      The Saint Rose Camerata ensemble has performed Marbella Fantasy at The College of Saint Rose.
    • April 4
      Marjun Olsens has performed Marbella Fantasy in the University of Southern Denmark.
    • April 1
      Relevents Wind Quintet has performed Three Moods in High Point University Chapel, High Point, NC.
    • March 30
      Wind quintet QUERCUS has performed Three Moods in Badajoz, Spain.
    • March 28
      Patti Halbeck (piano) and two students of Austin Peay State University has performed Marbella Fantasy in the University concert hall, Clarksville, TN.
    • March 26
      Oboe concerto was performed in Orchestrion hall, Moscow. Emil Miroslavsky - oboe, Maxim Emelyanychev - conductor, Chamber Orchestra of Russia.
    • March 18
      Relevents Wind Quintet has performed Three Moods at the University of North Carolina, Pembroke, US.
    • March
      Five Belle Ends wind quintet performed Three Moods at The Little Proms 'the Spice of Life' venue in London.
    • January 30
      Aeolian Trio has performed Marbella fantasy in London (Ontario, Canada).
  • 2010

    • December 19
      Flute Quartet 'Confour' performed Flowers of Sunrise in Terheijden, the Netherlands, Witte kerkje hall.
    • December 8
      'Klassika-art' ensemble has performed Marbella fantasy and Three moods in Concert hall of Central House of Arts (CDRI), Moscow.
    • December 4
      Tatiana Senatorova and Vera Bisenek has performed Adagio soave at 5th International Symposium 'Contemporary art and education' (Moscow, Russia).
    • September 19
      Blaaskwintet Conservatorium Antwerpen has performed Three Moods in Paviljoen Joep Van Lieshout, Openluchtmuseum Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium.
    • September 7
      Maxim Rubtsov (flute), Olga Tomilova (oboe) and Leonid Ogrintchouk (Piano) has performed Marbella Fantasy on the Second festival of the Russian National Orchestra in Moscow Philharmonic Hall.
    • May 24
      Prevailing Winds has performed Three Moods at the Saint Paul (Utah, US)
    • June 12
      Blaaskwintet Conservatorium Antwerpen has performed Three Moods in Antwerp, Belgium.
    • March 17
      Chamber Ensemble CONSONANCE has performed Three Moods in version for four clarinets and english horn in Gallery MC, (NY, USA)
    • March 6
      Flutist Adrianne Greenbaum performed the premiere of Andrey Rubtsov's new London Concertino in New Haven, Connecticut. Members of Orchestra New England were conducted by Jim Sinclair.
    • February 28
      Flowers of Sunrise was performed by Flute Quartet Confour in the van Gogh Church in Zundert, Netherlands.
    • February 6
      Belfiato Quintet has performed Three moods in Prague (czech premiére) in the season of Czech Chamber Music Society - one of the most prestigious concert societies in Czech Republic.
    • January 30
      Ensemble 440hz, Geneviève Le Couffe and Floris Mijnders (cellos) performed Andante Dolente in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
    • January 9
      Andante Dolente & Scherzo (world premiere) were performed in Glendale, by Glendale Philharmonic Orchestra, Ruslan Biryokov and Maksim Velichkin - Cellos, Mikael Avetisyan - Conductor.
    • January 7
      Ruslan Biryukov, Maksim Velichkin and Mary Au performed Andante Dolente & Scherzo in Los Angeles.
    • January 5
      Three Moods were performed by Wind Quintet of Eastman Community Music School, Rorchester, USA.
  • 2009

    • December 25
      St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic, Jeffery Meyer (conductor) and Julia Kogan (soprano) has performed Andrey Rubtsov's romance "I Still Keep Mute" on Vladimir Nabokov's early poem. Concert took place in Glinka Hall, Philharmonic.
    • October
      Maxim Rubtsov performed Divertimento in E for flute and piano in five US concerts during September and October. As well there were two master classes in which Flowers of the Sun quartet was performed - once as an experiment with flute choir of 17 students.
    • September 7
      Andrey conducted ensemble of RAM students, performing his "Ouverture to the Russian National Orchestra" in Spencer house, London to mark the beginning of the evening, hosted by Lord Jacob Rothschild for patrons of the Russian National Orchestra.
    • September 4
      Andrey conducted festival orchestra of students from RAM, RCM and Guildhall in Ashover (UK). Program included Liadov, Prokofiev and Mendelssohn's Schottish symphony.
    • September
      The Solti Foundation granted Andrey award towards his living costs while studying in Royal Academy of Music, London.
    • March 09
      Julia Fischer's "Bach Concertos" CD with Andrey playing in Double concerto is getting rave reviews. "Andrey Rubtsov brings its fine oboe culture in the C minor Concerto with self-confidence. It becomes warm in the heart." (Badische Zeitung. 17 February ) "Andrey Rubtsov sustains the music with eloquent inflexions and a feeling for dialogue." (BBC Music Magazine. April 09) "Well partnered by Alexander Sitkovetsky and Andrey Rubtsov" (The Sunday Times, February 8, ) It also became the highest-selling classical debut ever at iTunes.
    • March 17
      Joint performance by brass quintets from the U.S. Army Band and the Russian National Orchestra has performed Andrey's arrangement of "Suite from the Czar's Library" - music from Russian Imperial Collection.
    • February 09
      RNO Wind Quintet has performed Three Moods in Children's Hospital in NYC and in Middle Collegiate Church as part of "Moscow Meets Manhattan" project.
    • February 27
      Two Pieces for Violin and Piano has been performed in Curtis Institute of Music (Philadelphia) by Mikhail Simonyan.
    • January
      Decca Classics has released new CD with Bach concertos played by Julia Fischer and Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, featuring Andrey Rubtsov in double concerto for Oboe & Violin.
    • December 27
      Two pieces for Violin & piano were performed in Bogolubov's library hall in Moscow by K. Kravzov - violin and Elena Kuznetsova - piano.
    • January 17
      Two Pieces for Violin and Piano will be performed at the opening concert of the Russian internet music forum "Classics" Festival (Rachmaninov Hall of the Moscow Conservatory).
    • January
      Flute quartet Confour will perform Flowers of Sunrise: van Gogh Church, Nuenen, The Netherlands; Huis Kernhem, Ede, The Netherlands; Centro Cultural de Caja Granada, Motril, Spain; Instituto de America, Santa Fé, Spain; Casa de la Cultura, Almuñécar, Spain.
  • 2008

    • September 1
      Andrey has started Master of Arts course in Conducting in Royal Academy of Music, London with professor Colin Metters. At the same time he had to leave the Associate soloist position in Russian National Orchestra, Moscow where he had been playing for 8 years.
    • June
      Andrey has graduated from Operatic and Symphonic conducting Department, Moscow Conservatory with honors.
    • June 6, 18
      Flute quartet Confour has performed Flowers of Sunrise in Maria Chapel, Holthees, the Netherlands and in Dutch Reformed Church, Ravenstein, The Netherlands.
    • April 24
      Andrey has conducted Russian National Orchestra in Vrubelevsky hall, Moscow. Programm has included Beethoven's Pastoral symphony.
    • April 22
      Andrey has been accepted to the conducting department of the Royal Academy of Music (London, Great Britain) for the postgraduate course.
    • April 20
      Andrey has conducted Russian National Orchestra in Enschede, Netherlands. Program has included Pelleas and Melisande - incidental music by Jean Sibelius, his Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (soloist - Alexei Bruni) and Beethoven's Pastoral symphony.
    • January 20
      Gazeta newspaper writes about RNO concert on January 18: "Second half of the programm was opened with symphony #63 by Haydn, marked with beautiful solos by oboist Andrey Rubtsov."
    • January 13
      Flute quartet Confour has perfromed Flowers of Sunrise for the Art Association at Echt, the Netherlands.
    • January
      The Carmel Trio (Eyal Ein-Habar - Flute (First chair player, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra), Dudu Carmel - Oboe (First chair player, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra), Stephan Sylvestre - Piano (A prominent Canadian pianist, teacher at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario) will perform Marbella Fantasy on their Canada tour:
      January 12 - Toronto, Al Green Theatre at Miles Nadal JCC
      January 13 - Kitchener-Waterloo, KW Chamber music society
      January 15 - Kitchener-Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University
      January 16 - Montreal, Shaar Hashomayim Centre
      January 18 - London, Ontario, University of Western Ontario
      January 19 - London, Ontario, "Serenata" Music Series
      January 20 - Ottawa, The University of Ottawa
      January 27 - Quebec-City, "Sons et Couleurs/Sounds & Colours" Series.
  • 2007

    • September 30, November 14
      Marbella fantasy has received its U.S. premiere when Allegresse performed it as part of a recital Sunday at Grace Episcopal Cathedral (Flutist Annie Gnojek, oboist Margaret Marco and pianist Ellen Bottorff). Later second performance took place at Swarthout Recital Hall, Lawrence, Kansas.

      Performance has been aired. Kansas Public Radio says: "Some of the most beautiful music written for these instruments ever. Shows a complete understanding of the instruments."
    • October 22
      Clarinet ensemble "Quattro Differente" has performed for the first time "Flowers of Sunrise" in the New Theatre of Riga (Latvia).
    • September 10
      Afisha magazine (no.17, September 10-23) puts Andrey's profile in "Face" section, talking about his composition career, Internet projects and conducting experience.
    • September 8, 9
      Andrey took part in Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. He has performed Mozart's Quartet F-dur and Britten's Phantasy with Julia Fischer (violin), Robert Poschner (Viola) and Michael Sanderling (Violoncello).
    • August 1
      CNN coverage of Napa Sun Festival, featuring Andrey Rubtsov's inerview is now available online.
    • July 2
      Syrinx flute quartet has performed Andrey's Quartet for three flutes and alto flute in Odessa, Ukraine.
    • May 24
      Vent au Rogue wind quintet has performed Three Moods in University of Redlands, CA.
    • May 19
      Divertimento in E once again has been performed in Moscow by Ensemble of Contemporary Music of Ippolitov-Ivanov's college.
    • April 20
      Andrey has conducted the all-Mozart concert by the Russian National Orchestra in Tretyakov Gallery hall, Moscow.
    • April
      Wind quintet of students from Moscow State Conservatory has included Three Moods in several concerts in Central Music School as well as in Moscow Conservatory's chamber hall.
    • February 11
      Andrey took part in Festival de Musique au Chateau de Bourglinster 2007 (Bourglinster, Luxembourg). He performed his own Marbella Fantasy for flute, oboe and piano (with Sabine Raynaud and Francesco T. Schlime) as well as other chamber pieces.
  • 2006

    • December 17
      Divertimento in E has been performed in concert hall of Central Music School in Moscow by Ensemble of Contemporary Music of Ippolitov-Ivanov's college, conductor - Vyacheslav Valeev.
    • October 16, November 16
      Russian Wind Quintet has performed Three Moods in Russian cities Vologda and Saransk during its concert tours.
    • October 27-29
      As a conductor Andrey has recorded two pieces of contemporary Russian composer Alexandr Lokshin for chamber orchestra: Simfonietta and The Art of Poetry. Soloists: Marina Karpechenko (soprano), Alexei Martynov (tenor).
    • July 22
      Andrey Rubtsov has participated as a conductor at Festival del Sole in Napa Valley, California. Russian National Orchestra has performed under his baton Serenade for string orchestra in E major by Antonin Dvorak.

      Program of the concert in Lincoln Theater also featured Mozart Piano Concerto with Piotr Anderszewski and Vivaldi's The Four Seasons with Sarah Chang.
    • July 22
      Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet has performed Three Moods at Campos do Jordro International Winter Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil - the Latin America's biggest classical music festival. This is the 14th ensemble which has included Three Moods in their repertoire. Concert also included Mozart's chamber music for winds, Russian music also was represented by Edison Denisov's quintet.
    • June 22-25
      Andrey participated in festival of chamber music Julia Fischer-festival in Munich, Germany. He performed phantasy quartet for oboe and string trio by Britten and Double concerto for oboe and violin with Julia Fischer.
    • June 12
      Przemyslaw Danowski has played Andrey's Oboe concerto in chamber hall of the Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, Poland. Pianist - Adam Kondratowicz.
    • May 30
      "Kultura" ("Culture") newspaper writes about Andrey's Elegy: "Program in Saratov has been opened by the world premiere of Elegy in memory of Pavel Khlebnikov by Andrey Rubtsov - composition marked with poetry and inspiration and reveales appropriate continuity with national classic."
    • April 27
      Premier performance of Elegy in memory of Pavel Khlebnikov took place in Saratov during traditional tour of the Russian National Orchestra. This piece was commissioned by RNO for this occasion..
    • March 7
      Premier performance of Program Dances for string sextet took place in New York City. This piece has been commissioned by Russian National Orchestra in honor of Charles Simonyi - famous computer software developer, one of the first developers of "Word" and "Excel". Performers - Tatyana Porshneva, Ekaterina Tzareva, Sofia Lebed, Ksenia Juleva, Olesya Gavrikova, Svetlana Vladimirova.
    • March 5
      Burlesca from the Oboe Concerto has been performed in USA for the first time by Richard Woodhams - 1st Oboe with the Philadellphia Orchestra and Philadelphia Classical Symphony (Karl Middleman - Сonductor).
    • February 19
      Two pieces for viola & piano has been performed twice in Mesquite, Texas by Ute Miller, viola and Steven Harlos, piano.
    • Ferbuary 1
      RNO Wind Quintet's 5th Anniversary Concert took place in "Orchestrion" hall with all-Mozart program and famous pianist Aleksei Lubimov as a guest soloist.
    • January 25
      Russian premiere of recently discovered Mozart's arrangement of fragments of opera "The Abduction from the Seraglio" for Harmoniemusik ensemble (wind octet) took place in Orchestrion hall with soloists of Russian National Orchestra. On January 30 this concert will be repeated in Moscow Radio House with live broadcast on "Kultura".
    • January 06
      Quarteto de sopros has performed Quartet for three flutes and alto flute twice in Porto (Portugal).
  • 2005

    • December 13
      "Marbella Fantasy" has been performed in Small Hall of Moscow Conservatory. Performers: Maxim Rubtsov (Flute), Andrey Rubtsov (Oboe), Vyacheslav Gryaznov (Piano).
    • December 2
      Three Moods" for woodwind quintet and Oboe Concerto were published by TrevCo Music publishing house. Available in online catalog.
    • November 15, 16
      Andrey performs as a soloist with UBS Verbier Festival Orchestra (Bach. Brandenburg Concerto Nr. 2). Maag EventHall, Zurich.
    • November 3-28
      Andrey Rubtsov took part in UBS Verbier Festival Orchestra international tour (Paris, Rome, Hamburg, Lausanne, Zurich, Bern, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Mexico City) with James Levine & Jiri Belohlavek.
    • November 1
      Andrey Rubtsov started post-graduate course in oboe studies of Moscow State Concervatory (professor Gennady Kerentzev).
    • October 30
      "Three Moods" were performed at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, Bremerton, USA in concert programm "The Russians Are Coming".
    • October 27, 28, 30, 31
      as part of the "Choreographers of the Bolshoi Theatre" project musicians of the Russian National Orchestra presents new chamber ballet "Wind's Kiss" on music of Andrey Rubtsov.
    • October 18
      Arirang-Quintett from Berlin has performed "Three Moods" in Morocco, Africa. This is the 12 quintet which has included this piece in their repertoire.
    • October 7
      "Two pieces for Viola and Piano" has received its Russian premiere in Roerich Museum. Performers - Paruas Salimov (Viola), Ksenia Bashmet (Piano).
    • September 13, 14
      RNO Wind quintet has performed "Three Moods" in New York.
    • August 26
      In St. John's Church in London RNO Wind Quintet has performed Tchaikovsky's Suite from the Nutcracker, arranged by Andrey Rubtsov for Wind Quintet.
    • August 12, 14, 15
      Adi Quintet has performed "Three Moods" performed Three Moods in Crescendo Summer Institute and in Zempleni Festival in Sarospatak, Hungary.
    • August 5, 7, July 26
      New performances of "Three Moods" - during American tour RNO Wind Quintet has performed it in Bohemian Grove, Greenwich, CT and Barre, VT.
    • August 2
      Verbier Musical Festival in Switzerland featured a new piece by Andrey Rubtsov: "Andante dolente" for 2 cellos and string orchestra. Soloists - Stephan Koncz (Austria) and Maxim Velichkin (Uzbekistan), Conductor - Claudio Vandelli (Switzerland). Chamber orchestra of UBS Verbier Festival Orchestra members.
    • July 30
      Wind quintet "Ciudad de Soria" has performed "Romance" from "Three Moods" in Hinojosa de la Sierra castle near Soria, Spain.
    • July 6
      Ad Libitum Wind Quintet has performed "Three Moods" in the city of Caracas (Venezuela) becoming the 11th quintet to perform it worldwide.
    • June 18
      At the Russian National Orchestra website Andrey Rubtsov has published his new story about the trip of The Russian National Orchestra Wind Quintet to Osaka.
    • June 16
      Concert of the RNO Wind Quintet took place in the Residence of ambassador of the European Parlament in Russia. Among performed pieces - "Three Moods".
    • May 30
      At the final Oboe exam on graduation from Moscow Conservatory in the Small Hall Andrey Rubtsov performed two movements from his Oboe Concerto. As a result Andrey received the highest grade and a special recommendation for postgraduate course
    • May 23
      The Russian National Orchestra Wind Quintet has won First Prize in the Fifth Osaka International Chamber Music Competition, sponsored by the Japan Chamber Music Foundation. Top honors in the Osaka competition is one of the most sought-after prizes in the chamber music world.
    • April 21, May 18
      Polish Woodwind quintet has performed "Three moods" in Olsztyn, Poland.
    • April 20
      Maxim Rubtsov (flute), Andrey Rubtsov (oboe) and Francesco Schlime (piano, Luxembourg) has performed "Marbella Fantasy" in Orchestrion hall in Moscow, this is Russian premiere of the piece.
    • March 9, 6, February 25
      RNO Woodwind Quintet has performed "Three Moods" at "Orchestrion" concert hall, Moscow, 'Na Prechitenke' concert hall, Moscow and in Residence of London's Mayor, London, UK.
    • February 23
      Bellawente Wind Quintet has performed "Three Moods" in San-Francisco.
    • February 16
      "Two pieces for Viola and Piano" has received it's international premiere in Boulder, Colorado, USA.
    • February 5
      Sagar Mazani (Flute) and Sutton Coldfield Orchestra have performed "Divertimento in E" for flute and strings in UK. That's the international premiere of the piece.
    • February
      Russian Vogue writes about Andrey: "A good oboist is the keystone to a concert success. In case of Andrey the orchestra found not only the magnificent oboist but also a great organizer - Andrey is the leader of RNO chamber ensemble."
  • 2004

    • December 3
      Wind quintet "Ciudad de Soria" has performed "Three Moods" in Soria, Spain
    • December
      Maxim Rubtsov and string quartet of Russian National Orchestra performed "Divertimento in E" for flute and strings in Singapore and Malaysia. Also during this tour Andrey has conducted programme of Russian composers with RNO chamber orchestra.
    • November 19
      At the end of flute music evening in the Small hall of Moscow Conservatory Maxim Rubtsov and string quartet of Russian National Orchestra performed "Divertimento in E" for flute and strings.
    • November 16
      Adagio Soave from "Two pieces for Viola and Piano" became #1 in Top scores voted for by visitors on SibeliusMusic - the largest collection of new scores on the Web, containing more than 36.000 compositions.
    • November 14
      First performance of Encore for woodwind quintet took place in China. Performers - MusicUnion wind quintet.
    • October 8
      "Divertimento in E" for flute and strings was performed in Pushkin's Art Museum, Moscow. Soloist - soloist of the Russian National Orchestra Maxim Rubtsov.
    • September 21
      Andrey Rubtsov has made his debut as a conductor. With string section of Russian National Orchestra he performed two piano concertos by J. S. Bach (d moll & f moll) in Samara. Soloist - Mikhail Pletnev.
    • September 26
      Adi's Quintet has performed "Three Moods" in Sofia, Bulgaria.
    • September 26
      Bellavente Wind Quintet has performed Andrey Rubtsov's composition "Three Moods" at "Music on the Hill" festival in San Francisco, CA.
    • September
      During traditional Volga boat tour of Russian National Orchestra "Three Moods" for woodwind quintet was performed in big Volga cities: Cheboksary, Kazan and Nizhni Novgorod.
    • August 20
      Premiere of Andrey Rubtsov's new piece - Fantasy for Flute, Oboe & Piano - took place in Marbella, Spain. Performers: flute - Maxim Rubtsov, oboe - author, p-no - Franchesco Schlime.
    • July
      During American tour of the Russian National Orchestra "Divertimento in E" was performed three times by chamber ensemble of soloists of RNO (Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco; soloist - Maxim Rubtsov, flute).
    • July 27
      First performance of Two pieces for viola and piano took place in chamber concert on Verbier Music Festival, Switzerland (Sofia Lebed - viola, Paruaz Salimov - piano).
    • June 16
      Frivolity from "Three Moods" was included in TV broadcast about RNO Wind Quintet on national TV channel "Culture".
    • March 31
      "Divertimento in E" for flute and strings received its Russian premiere. Soloist - Maxim Rubtsov.
    • March
      "Three Moods" was performed in China, Guangzhou by ensemble of soloists of the local orchestra.
    • March
      Gallimaufry ensemble has performed "Three Moods" in Royal Academy of music, London
    • April 25, 26
      GreatNotes ensemble played Three Moods at Los Angeles Valley College, Long Beach City College, USA.
    • April 14, May 4
      "Three Moods" was performed by the woodwind quintet of the Lithuanian Musical Academy in the public concerts in J. Gruodis Conservatoire in Kaunas and the Lithuanian Musical Academy.
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