DATE AND VENUE
14 June 2005, Hagia Eirene Museum
MARIINSKY THEATRE KIROV OPERA ORCHESTRA
VALERY GERGİEV conductor
- Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No.6 in B minor ‘Pathétique’ Op.64
- Dmitry Shostakovich
Symphony in E minor No.10 Op.93
Lasts 120’ inc. interval.
One of the most touring and recorded opera companies of the world, the historical Mariinsky Theatre’s Kirov Opera Orchestra appears with their great conductor Valery Gergiev in another ‘Russian’ evening. Gergiev, a respected conductor performing with the most prominent orchestras in the most prominent music centres and Kirov, fascinating the audience with their perfect interpretation of Russian music will perform Tchaikovsky’s 6th and Shostakovich’s 10th Symphonies at this highlight concert of the Festival. The magnificent Kirov’s sound will echo in Hagia Eirene’s bewitching aura.