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Valery Gergiev, Conductor

© Valentin Baranovsky
© Valentin Baranovsky
May 2018
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Valery Gergiev: “I'm a relatively busy man”

Valery Gergiev conducts the Munich Philharmonic, BBC Proms 2016 © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Ahead of his appearance with the Munich Philharmonic at this year’s Prom 4, Valery Gergiev gave Bachtrack a wide-ranging interview, discussing the Mariinsky, Russian music, education and much more.
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StockholmThe Firebird and Petrushka

The Firebird and Petrushka
Rimsky-Korsakov, Stravinsky
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra; Valery Gergiev

RotterdamOpening concert: Gergiev and Wagner

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra; Valery Gergiev; Anja Kampe; Mikhail Vekua; Mikhail Petrenko

RotterdamGergiev and Mahler

Debussy, Mahler
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra; Valery Gergiev

RotterdamGergiev and Gubaidulina

Stravinsky, Gubaidulina
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra; Valery Gergiev; Mariinsky Theatre Chorus; Irina Churilova; Mikhail Vekua; Vladimir Moroz
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An all Russian programme in Birmingham

Denis Matsuev © Pavel Antonov
A night of big names: Valery Gergiev, Denis Matsuev, The Mariinsky Orchestra, Rimsky-Korsakov, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov. 
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Gergiev and his Mariinsky players spin stories at Cadogan Hall

Valery Gergiev © Alberto Venzago
In this second Mariinsky concert Kristóf Baráti was a fine but miscast soloist in Stravinsky’s violin concerto, with rich narrative pickings from Rimsky-Korsakov and his illustrious pupil.
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Youthful Mariinsky surge through Scheherazade

Valery Gergiev © Valentin Baranovsky
Under the indefatigable Valery Gergiev, the Mariinsky Orchestra took to the Cadogan Hall stage for the first of two colourful programmes pairing Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov with his pupil, Igor Stravinsky.
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Gergiev and the Mariinsky keep the Red Flag flying

Valery Gergiev conducts the Mariinsky Orchestra © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
“Our business is rejoicing, our business is rejoicing.” In the Soviet Union, composers quickly learnt when to toe the Party line.
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