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  • MariinskyPalmyra1

    Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra performs at Palmyra ruins in Syria


    Valery Gergiev conducted the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra in a concert at the ruins of Palmyra, Syria yesterday. The historic site was recaptured from the so-called Islamic State (IS) by Syrian forces backed by Russian air strikes in March. The orchestra performed works by Bach, Prokofiev and Shchedrin at ...

  • Shostakovich-Capucon1

    Shostakovich: Cello Concertos nos.1 & 2


    The Strad Issue: February 2016 Description: Capuçon and Gergiev find the chamber intimacy in the cello concertos Musicians: Gautier Capuçon (cello) Mariinsky Orchestra/Valery Gergiev Composer: Shostakovich It is difficult for anyone recording these particular scores to ignore the towering presence of Mstislav Rostropovich, for whom both concertos ...