All Valery-Gergiev articles

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    Valery Gergiev cancelled at Lucerne, loses management


    The Russian conductor is rapidly losing professional engagements as his stance on the Russian invasion of Ukraine remains unconfirmed

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    Russian conductor Valery Gergiev loses Carnegie Hall engagements


    The conductor has been closely associated with the Russian president Vladimir Putin in the past and has not confirmed his stance on the Russian invasion

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    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 ...

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    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 ...