Valery Gergiev, the Russian music czar, whose conducting is both sensational and enchanting, is in Verbier once again this summer. He conducts the brilliant pianist Denis Matsuev, acclaimed by critics and known as a star in Russia. This year is Matsuev's first appearance in Verbier.
© Photo: Alberto Venzago
2004 Lucerne Festival Opening Concert
Christof Nel (stage director), Lothar Zagrosek (conductor) – With Angela Denoke (Sieglinde), Eva-Maria Westbroek (Gerhilde) – Staatsoper Stuttgart
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra