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concert The Mariinsky II Opening Gala With Valery Gergiev

With Valery Gergiev

The Mariinsky II Opening Gala With Valery Gergiev

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How often do you get the chance to see marquee names like Anna Netrebko, Ildar Abdrazakov, Olga Borodina, Plácido Domingo, René Pape, Denis Matsuev, Leonidas Kavakos, and Valery Gergiev (just for starters!) all in the same evening? Legendary lineups like this come along once in a blue moon, and only in hallowed places like the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, which inaugurated its new complex with this astonishing gala event in 2013!

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Cast

  • Vasily Barkhatov | Stage director
  • Zinovy Margolin | Production designer and costumes
  • Damir Ismagilov | Lighting designer
  • Alexei Markov | Baritone
  • Andrei Ilyushnikov | Tenor
  • Andrei Zorin | Tenor
  • Anna Kiknadze | Soprano
  • Anna Netrebko | Soprano
  • Daniil Shtoda | Tenor
  • Dmitri Voropaev | Tenor
  • Edward Tsanga | Bass
  • Ekaterina Semenchuk | Mezzo-soprano
  • Ildar Abdrazakov | Bass
  • Ilya Bannik | Bass
  • Irma Gigolaty | Soprano
  • Kira Loginova | Soprano
  • Larisa Yudina | Soprano
  • Mikhail Kolelishvili | Bass
  • Mikhail Petrenko | Bass
  • Natalia Yevstafieva | Mezzo-soprano
  • Nikolai Komensky | Bass
  • Olga Borodina | Mezzo-soprano
  • Olga Legkova | Mezzo-soprano
  • Oxana Shilova | Soprano
  • Plácido Domingo | Tenor
  • René Pape | Bass
  • Sergei Semishkur | Tenor
  • Varvara Solovieva | Mezzo-soprano
  • Viktor Korotich | Baritone
  • Yevgeny Nikitin | Bass-baritone
  • Viktor Baranov | Dancer
  • Elena Bazhenova | Dancer
  • Olga Esina | Dancer
  • Kim Kimin | Dancer
  • Anastasia Kolegova | Dancer
  • Ekaterina Kondaurova | Dancer
  • Ulyana Lopatkina | Dancer
  • Daria Pavlenko | Dancer
  • Alexander Sergeev | Dancer
  • Yuri Smekalov | Dancer
  • Vladimir Shklyarov | Dancer
  • Oxana Skorik | Dancer
  • Philipp Stepin | Dancer
  • Diana Vishneva | Dancer
  • Ensemble of Young Singers Academy of the Mariinsky Theatre
  • Mariinsky Chorus
  • The Children’s Chorus of the VGRTK St Petersburg TV and Radio
  • Vasily Grachyov | Chorus Master
  • Stanislav Gribkov | Chorus Master
  • Andrei Petrenko | Chorus Master
  • Dmitry Ralko | Chorus Master
  • Mariinsky Ballet
  • The Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet

Program

  • Sergei Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet
    • Acte 1, scène 4 (Le bal des Capulet) : Danse des chevaliers (Montagues And Capulets)
  • Marius Petipa / Léon Minkus, La Bayadere
  • Johann Sebastian Bach / Charles-François Gounod, Ave Maria
  • Gioachino Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia
    • I, 6: Aria "La calunnia è un venticello"
  • Gioachino Rossini / Grigory Ginzburg, Fantasy on Figaro’s Cavatina
  • Modest Mussorgsky, Boris Godunov
    • Prologue: "Da zdrastvstvuet tsar Boris Feodorovich!"
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky / John Neumeier, Pavlova and Cecchetti
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky / Yuri Smekalov, Études
  • Georges Bizet, Carmen
    • II: "Les tringles des sistres tintaient" (Carmen, Mercédès, Frasquita)
  • Georges Bizet / Rodion Konstantinovich Shchedrin / Alberto Alonso, Carmen Suite, Ballet in One Act, Transcription of Excerpts from Bizet's opera for String Orchestra and Percussion
    • Habanera
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Iolanta, Op. 69
    • Robert's Aria, "Kto mozhet stravnit'sya s Matil'doi moiei"
  • Mikhail Fokine / Camille Saint-Saëns, The Dying Swan
  • Russian Folk "Song of the Volga Boatmen" (Hey, Ukhnem)
  • Igor Stravinsky / Vaslav Nijinsky, The Rite of Spring
  • Charles-François Gounod, Faust
    • II, 3: "Le veau d'or est toujours debout"
  • Gioachino Rossini, Il viaggio a Reims
    • "Signor, Signori, ecco una lettera"
  • Camille Saint-Saëns, Samson and Delilah
    • "Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix" (Delilah)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach / Roland Petit, Leda and the Swan
  • Richard Wagner, Die Walküre, WWV 86B
    • Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond
  • George Balanchine / Gabriel Fauré / Igor Stravinsky / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Jewels
  • Giuseppe Verdi, Macbeth
    • “Pietà, rispetto, amore”
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Don Giovanni, K. 527
    • I: "Là ci darem la mano"
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Iolanta, Op. 69
    • Finale, Iolanta's Monologue and Hymn to the Light

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Don Kent
  • Venue: Mariinsky Theatre (St. Petersburg, Russia)
  • Production date: 2013
  • Duration: 2 h 01 min
  • Production: © A coproduction by Theatre Mariinsky / Telmondis / ARTE France / Mezzo with Witt TV in association with ARTE Live Web France Television
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