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Maestro Gergiev to perform on Bastille Day in Paris

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Maestro Gergiev to perform on Bastille Day in Paris


The Ministry for Culture of RussiaMaestro Valery Gergiev will appear as the conductor of The Orchestre National de France tonight. The open-air concert will take place near Eiffel Tower. It is timed with the Bastille Day, National Day of France marked on 14 July.

Musicians will play Russian and Western Classical hits, including Mussorgsky, Prokofiev, Rimsky-Korsakov, Shostakovich, Verdi, Bizet, Berlioz, Mozart, etc.

The French National Anthem La Marseillaise will be the final chord of the gala concert.

The concert will start at 9 pm local time. It will be broadcasted on France 2 TV channel and in more than in 20 countries via the European Broadcasting Union.

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