Festival of Arts “Russian winter”

Festival of Arts “Russian winter”
☛ The Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra,
Valery Gergiev
December 29, 2016, 08:00 p.m.
Tchaikovsky Concert Hall
The Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra is a unique theatrical group, a leading independent concert activity, included in the list of 20 best orchestras in the world according to a survey of leading music critics of major publications in Europe, America and Asia (2008). History of collective dates back to the first Orchestra of the St. Petersburg Imperial Opera, and has more than two hundred years history. Under the direction of Valery Gergiev the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra performs at the major opera stages and in the best concert halls of the world. Last year alone, the Orchestra presented a large-scale tour programs in France, Spain, Taiwan, China, Italy, Japan, Germany, Austria, Great Britain. Valery Gergiev named this tour «the real Russian seasons”, in the United States in January-February 2015 year where the Mariinsky Orchestra artists presented the program, completely composed of works by Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Shostakovich and Shchedrin.

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