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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 Palmyra's ...