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concert Valery Gergiev conducts Shchedrin, Stravinsky, Bizet, Tchaikovsky... – With Denis Matsuev, Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar, Pavel Milyukov... 7th St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum Opening Gala – With the Mariinsky Orchestra

7th St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum Opening Gala – With the Mariinsky Orchestra

Valery Gergiev conducts Shchedrin, Stravinsky, Bizet, Tchaikovsky... – With Denis Matsuev, Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar, Pavel Milyukov... 7th St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum Opening Gala – With the Mariinsky Orchestra

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At the Opening Gala concert of the 7th St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum, an impressive array of stars from the classical music firmament come together for an exciting concert of musical masterpieces. Joined by instrumental and vocal soloists (including pianists Denis Matsuev and prodigy Alexandra Dovgan, violinist Pavel Milyukov, baritone Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar, and mezzo-soprano Yulia Matochkina), maestro Valery Gergiev leads the Mariinsky Orchestra and the Russian National Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Photo: Valery Gergiev © Alberto Venzago

Cast

  • Mariinsky Chorus
  • Andrei Petrenko | Chorus direction

Program

  • Rodion Shchedrin, Piano Concerto No. 2
    • 3. Kontrasty. Andante
  • Speech by Andrei Konchalovsky
  • Speech by Yulia Matochkina
  • Camille Saint-Saëns, Samson and Delilah
    • "Mon cœur s'ouvre à ta voix" (Delilah)
  • Speech by Anna Bolshova
  • Igor Stravinsky, The Firebird
    • 17. Berceuse
    • Finale
  • Speech by Andrei Konchalovsky
  • Speech by Darima Linkhovoin
  • Georges Bizet, Carmen
    • II: "Votre toast... je peux..." - "Toréador, en garde" (Escamillo, Pastia, Zuniga, Carmen, Chorus, Frasquita, Pastia, Dancaire)
  • Speech by Anna Bolshova
  • Speech by Denis Matsuev
  • Witold Lutosławski, Paganini variations for Two Pianos
  • Speech by Anna Bolshova
  • Speech by Valery Gergiev
  • Alexander Tchaikovsky, "Admirer and His Mistress", rhapsody for orchestra
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35
    • 3. Finale : Allegro vivacissimo

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Sergey Glazkov
    • Ruslan Malikov
  • Broadcast date: Nov. 16, 2018, 5 p.m.
  • Production date: 2018
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min
  • Production: TV Channel "Russia-Culture"
  • Available version(s): EN

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