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Italian orchestras conducted by Gergiev perform Russian masterpieces

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Italian orchestras conducted by Gergiev perform Russian masterpieces


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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. The program includes music from the ballet Le Sacre du printemps by Igor Stravinsky, Naughty Limericks by Rodion Shchedrin and and Piano Concerto No 3 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. The concert program includes Modest Musorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and Pyotr Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No 1. Young and prominent pianist Alexander Malofeev will play for the first time at the legendary La Scala stage.

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