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Mariinsky OrchestraValery Gergiev conductor

Programme

The Tale of Tsar Saltan (suite) Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov
Symphony in C Igor Stravinsky
Symphony no. 6, op. 74, "Pathétique" Pyotr Tchaikovsky


Valery Gergiev is regarded as a national hero in Russia. Together with the illustrious Mariinsky Orchestra, he will perform some classic works by a triad of composers, celebrating the glory of Russian music: Rimsky-Korsakov the orchestrator, Stravinsky the rhythmist and Tchaikovsky the melodist.