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Italian orchestras conducted by Gergiev perform Russian masterpieces

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Italian orchestras conducted by Gergiev perform Russian masterpieces


03.02.2017

Foto: Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
Maestro Valery Gergiev is performing with two famous Italian orchestras in Rome and Milan.

Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia under Valery Gergiev performs on 2, 3 and 4 February in the capital of Italy. Theprogram includes music from the balletLeSacre du printempsby Igor Stravinsky, Naughty Limericksby Rodion Shchedrin and and Piano ConcertoNo3 by Sergei Rachmaninoff. Invited to perform the solo is young but already well-known South Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho.

From Rome Gergiev is moving directly to Milan, where on 6 February he will conduct the Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala. Theconcert program includes Modest Musorgsky'sPictures at an Exhibitionand Pyotr Tchaikovsky's Piano ConcertoNo1. Young and prominent pianist Alexander Malofeev will play for the first time at the legendary La Scala stage.

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