MOSCOW, may 2 – RIA Novosti. The Mariinsky theatre on may 2, the Day of memory of Maya Plisetskaya, will devote a great dancer online-showing “Mass of remembrance”, established in her memory by her husband, Rodion Shchedrin, and an Internet exhibition of photographs of legendary ballet dancer at the Mariinsky theatre, the press service of the theatre.

Maya Plisetskaya was a true friend of the Mariinsky theater performed on the stage during his performing career, took an active part in the most important events, was the guest of honor at numerous premieres.

“Turning to the productions of the ballet scores Shchedrin, Plisetskaya created for or dedicated to her, the theater is invariably found in the person of Maya Plisetskaya wise counselor and helper. With gratitude to several generations of audiences worldwide, will forever remain the epitome of the very essence of the art of ballet, its exquisite beauty”, – stated in the message.

the Second of may, 14.00 “Mass of remembrance” will be performed by the Choir of the Mariinsky theatre under Valery Gergiev. The program will complement the works of Sergei Prokofiev, recorded in 2016 – the Fifth Symphony and Third piano Concerto performed by pianist, winner of the Grammy award Daniil Trifonov.

Record the “Mass” was produced in its world premiere, which took place in the Concert hall of the Mariinsky theatre in February 2019.

the Record will be available within days from the date of publication on the platform and also in social networks “Vkontakte” and “Classmates”.