Moscow - home  city of Ensemble XXI 

In Moscow the orchestra rehearses, prepares for tours, records and performs. The concerts take place in different locations, such as Moscow's two main halls, the Bolshoi and the Maly Halls of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory, the Philharmonic Hall, the Music Academy Hall.

In December 2001 Ensemble XXI Moscow gave a benefit concert for The Russian Orphan Opportunirty Fund, 'ROOF'. The candle light concert created a magical atmosphere.    Ensemble XXI concert at St Andrew's,  Moscow  

Amongst the performances in Moscow have been:

The recording of Martinu's Concerto Grosso
The Russian Premiere of Haydn's Orfeo ed Euridice under the baton Richard Bonynge

Mozart's Jupiter Symphony performed during the open air concert:'Symphonies in Moscow Courtyards'The Festival of  "Symphonies in Moscow Courtyards" which has taken place in old 19th century courtyards, where Ensemble XXI performed also 
Mozart's Symphony in g minor No 40.


The Russian Premiere and live recording of Nicolo's Cenrillon in the Stanislavsky-Nemirovich Dancenko theatre 

"Gennadij Rozhdestvensky and his pupils" with 
Händel: Concerti Grossi op. 6

Ensemble XXI  in the Bolshoi Zal of the Moscow Conservatory under the batons of Gennadij Rozhdestvensky and his pupils, Ensemble  XXI's  Musical Director, Lygia O’Riordan, Alvaro Manzano and Ramiro Soriano. 

Lygia in front of the poster Gennadi Rozhdestvensky and Lygia O'RiordanSeptember 2002 Ensemble XXI Moscow returned back to the Bolshoi Zal

 the performance of Handel's Messiah