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China, Korea and Japan welcome Mariinsky Theater
Mariinsky Theater went on the Asia-Pacific region tour, Federal Ministry of Culture reports. During the next 3 weeks Russian musicians are expected by Chinese, Korean and Japanese audience.
Bejing is to be the first to applaud Mariinsky ballet. Famous Sleeping Beaty by Petr Tchaikovsky to be performed by soloists of St. Peteresburg ballet several times, according to demand of China's capital.
The next stop to occur in Shanghai where Mariinsky Festival is scheduled. The program includes beloved Russian highlights, such as Sergey Prokofiev's ballet Cinderella (staged by Alexey Ratmansky), Stravinsky music played by The Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra under Valery Gergiev with soloist Denis Matsuev.
After China Mariinsky will travel to Vladivostok to perform Rachmaninov on Primorsky Stage.
The following twelve concerts to occure in Japan. Young Japanese musicians to join The Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra. The final concert of The Mariinsky Theatre's Stradivari Ensemble with participation of Japanese pianist Yukio Yokoyama and Russian violinist Vadim Repin will perform Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich.
The final point of the Asia-Pacific region tour to be in Seul.